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Ripley's Aquarium

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Address: 1110 Celebrity Cir, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-7465
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Glide on 330ft moving path beneath the Dangerous Reef! TOUCH sharks &...

Glide on 330ft moving path beneath the Dangerous Reef! TOUCH sharks & stingrays! EXPERIENCE a world of eels, colorful fish, mermaids & poisonous predators! NOW OPEN - Planet Jellies!

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AQUA BOOGIE BABY!

The glass tunnel, it a wonderful feeling when you can go for swim and be underwater and not get wet! Having and being surrounded by tropical fish, turtles, all types of underwater... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
ABRAHAM F
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I took my 5 children to the aquarium, and mind you, it cost about $100 for all of us to go. I expected the aquarium to be larger with more exhibits. I was disappointed, and so were my 10 & 12 year old. I would recommend this aquarium for people with younger children.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's Ripley's. It's worth spending too much money to get out of the crazy heat and you can pat a sting ray. Quasi-educational for the ankle biters.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The glass tunnel, it a wonderful feeling when you can go for swim and be underwater and not get wet! Having and being surrounded by tropical fish, turtles, all types of underwater sea creatures and plant life. Now I can truly say, "I can breathe underwater". I was so deep underwater, I do believe I saw mermaids!

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ben, James and the rest of the staff were knowledgeable & friendly. Ben, on the glass bottom boat ride was an expert on Marine biology and humorous if you paid attention. The tunnel was fascinating and the whole experience was well worth the admission fee.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to lots of very nice aquariums and The nicest thing about this one was the tunnel but overall I was underwhelmed. I don't suggest it to my own my family or friends.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

You can pet the jelly fish and walk through the tunnels made of glass, with the fish swimming all around you. Lots to see and so much fun. Great family adventure

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Took the kids to the aquarium and they loved it. Its a good place to take the kids who are keen on learning sea life. My son is interested in sharks & whales and he loved the place. Their mermaid show was amazing! Son got to interact with one of the mermaid after the show.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

my children's first time, ages 3 and 16 they really enjoyed the shows and going under the water to explore

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The mermaid "show" was two women in a small tank doing nothing but going up and down. Same for the show with the diver. And, I would have thought that an aquarium in a beach resort town would have been larger and more professional looking with more displays. The whole thing was run-down looking, and, let me add, that I... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

8 Year Odl boy loved the sleepover event. Was $50 from 8pm to 8am with pizza and breakfast and cookies included. They have 4-5 hours of activities planned and sleep under the aquariums acrylic walkthrough tube as the sharks swim overhead. Great reviews from our kid. Plus we go the night off.

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