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Moody Gardens

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Address: One Hope Blvd., Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554
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Surrounded by vivid colors and wildlife from across the globe, you're...

Surrounded by vivid colors and wildlife from across the globe, you're immediately engaged at the Rainforest and Aquarium Pyramids. Moments later, you're transported via state-of-the-art imagery and sound at the MG3D Theater with the world's first Giant Screen 6P Laser Projector on the largest screen in Texas. Then, the thrill of the Ropes Course and Zip Line, Speed Exhibition and Colonel Paddlewheel Boat awaits. And whether it's morning golf, a spa afternoon, a Palm Beach playdate, or a dreamy overnight hotel stay, take this moment and make it your own as you immerse yourself in some real quality time.

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Went hoping to get to finally see the aquarium after renovations but was disappointed to see that it is STILL under construction. The rainforest is always so wonderful to visit... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Little Elm, Texas
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73 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went hoping to get to finally see the aquarium after renovations but was disappointed to see that it is STILL under construction. The rainforest is always so wonderful to visit. Couldn't believe that 4 bottles of water in the gift shop was $14.00... geez!!!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Moody Gardens has so many assets, but the Spa and Fitness Center are my favorites. Massage, Yoga, great weights, beautiful pools, and a dry sauna are the ticket for this weekend warrior! The summer offers Schlitterbaun and other outdoor adventures. The rest of the year has so many events and family attractions that you can always find Moody to be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As we drove into Galveston Island we could see the pyramid’s in the distance and decide we needed to see what they were all about. What we found out it was the off season so a lot of renovation work was going on so only was able to see the rainforest which was most enjoyable. Between the plants, birds, butterflies... More 

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Windber, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great getaway for couples or family, a little pricey but if you buy a years pass, as our daughter did for us, its fantastic. You must visit the ice show after November, but all other attractions thru the year, we've been several times to the Rainforest Pyramids. Discovery Pyramid and the Aquarium and a must ride on the Colonel's Paddleboat.... More 

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife, I and two little boys went to the rain forest pyramid and it was $60 dollars US. Our little was free. For what you get and the time you are there it is pretty pricey. Especially if you are from Canada and are paying around $80 CAN.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went to check out Rainforest on a rainy afternoon. Very beautiful. Wandering path takes you through the tree tops and then down to the jungle floor. Lots of plants and critters to see. Was fun trying to find the monkeys.

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Sulphur, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ever changing exhibits make Moody Gardens a new fun experience each time. It's a great family outing.

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Houma, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The rainforest is very interesting. We saw plants and birds we had not seen anywhere else. The butterflies are plentiful and not afraid of people. Definitely would see again

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Tyler, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was so amazed by the number of penguins and their attendants as to how well behaved they were and the patience they had with them. I collect penguins so I spent my whole time there at their exhibit I think. It was great!

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Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Since our first few days in Galveston were cloudy and grey, we checked out Moody gardens rainforest and 3 d theater. Both were quite nice. Unfortunately the aquarium was closed for renovation. All staff we encountered were extremely friendly.

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