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Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach: Tours & Tickets

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Glide on 330ft moving path beneath the Dangerous Reef! TOUCH sharks, stingrays, hermit crabs & jellies! Experience a world of eels, colorful fish, mermaids & poisonous predators! NOW OPEN - PEARL HARBOR EXHIBIT! Ripley's Myrtle Beach offers 5 unique...more
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1110 Celebrity Cir, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-7465
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We attempted to visit aquarium only to have sign put up, while we were in the ticket line at 1 pm, saying they were closing at 3 pm for a private event! What the hell? 2 hours for almost $40? I don’t think so. It’s...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank pfish48
Reviewed yesterday

The grandkids loved this place.We also left for lunch and able to return same day with hand stamp.The kids liked the dive show and the tunnel with the sharks. They also loved the touch tanks and the jellyfish.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Y921XVwilliamh
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We go a couple times a year and it’s always worth the visit the staff is always friendly and the kids love hanging out there for a couple hrs.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank MitchPruitt
Reviewed 4 days ago

What a great place to go! There are several sections to the aquarium but the highlight is the main aquarium. With a moving walkway you are moved through the aquarium and are surrounded by water and multitudes of fish. You can step off the moving...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Elaine G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Short of scuba diving this place is the best. What a great place to take the family for fun and adventure. There’s something there for everyone to see and learn about what lies beneath the waves of our beautiful oceans.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Stevenscuba S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Spent a few hours here looking at all the fish. I liked that it had several places where the kids or adults could actually touch, feed or pick up the sting rays. They had an area where you could purchase food for $3.00 and feed...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank RolandFar
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! Talk about a fun day...and I mean day...as there was so much to do there it was incredible. The most enjoyable was the glass boat ride -- it was educational and enjoyable! The Mermaid Show and being able to take pictures with the mermaids...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Matt K
ripleysmb, Public Relations Manager at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much for visiting and taking the time to share this great review with us! We hope that we will see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose to attend during the Halloween trick-or-treating event. We were treated extremely rudely and told that since we did not have children, we couldn't participate in the event (drinks and snacks, etc.) I'm undergoing cancer treatment, can't have kids, and really wanted to go...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank Cassie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! Touch tanks! Rays. Shrimp. Jellyfish. I was surprised at the price but it was worth it. Easy walking.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Diane M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of this has not changed in 20 years, but still a look forward to experience. Take your time through the shark tunnel,

Date of experience: October 2019
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29 August 2019|
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Response from JonB3367 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can take pictures and video but no flashes because of the fish.
30 June 2019|
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Response from maureenl510 | Reviewed this property |
It's located at Broadway at the Beach a large shopping/dining/entertainment venue so there's ample parking.
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3 April 2019|
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Response from ripleysmb | Property representative |
Gabby is our sea turtle!