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Aquarium of the Pacific

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100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802-8126
+1 562-590-3100
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Take a journey of discovery through the world’s largest ocean at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea life” (177 reviews)
“small sharks” (38 reviews)
“sea world” (39 reviews)
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100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802-8126
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+1 562-590-3100
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Reviewed yesterday

If you want to be astounded and wowed (and you have deep pockets for the hefty price), take your family to this gem of an attraction. Instead of you going to the ocean, the ocean comes to you! Aquarium of the Pacific rivals a similar...More

Thank Firpo C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have a high appreciation for my hobby keeping a large reef tank so going behind the scenes was very special to learn how they maintain the systems. This is a special place with really well maintained and beautiful exhibits of fish, mammals and even...More

Thank brmezz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful exhibits, plenty of available staff for questions and frequent schedule for feedings. Especially nice “hands on” exhibits for children. Butterfly area closed unavailable, but otherwise plenty to see and learn. Lovely gift shop. Discount entrance coupons are readily available through hotels.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great aquarium, but it is pricey and not as big as I thought it would be. If you have a AAA card, you can get a bigger discount if you purchase your tickets through AAA prior to going. We saw everything in...More

Thank Carey W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed the aquarium. Lot of unique displays and very informative. Highly recommend doing the Behind the Scene Tour.

Thank catlady256256
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Centrally located on the Long Beach waterfront this is an excellent aquarium with wonderful exhibits. We spent 2 1/2 hours touring the main exhibit's (shark lagoon, lorikeets, sea otters, sea lions and seals, as well as the big tank displays. Then we took a Behind...More

Thank Angus W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to see the Queen Mary and ended up getting a combo ticket for the aquarium. Lucky I did. The Queen Mary was pretty disappointing with few places to see before paying more. The aquarium was really well done and even had bird feeding....More

Thank Egerlaender
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our 10 year old and was very surprised and how many hands on things you could do. He especially liked petting the jelly fish and sting rays.

Thank PTAMOM2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a coupon but couldn’t use it at the kiosk so instead of standing in extremely long line we just paid full price. For an aquarium on the ocean we expected much more. It was crowed, not from a lot of people but from...More

Thank CNG2005
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Learn all about the sea life of the Pacific Ocean at this large aquarium. Huge tanks of fish and other creatures that live in the Pacific region. This aquarium has lots for kids to look at and touch at close range, such as rays, small...More

Thank Ian B
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Alejandro M
27 July 2017|
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Response from darkfalcon500 | Reviewed this property |
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mnky100
12 June 2017|
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Response from Tedd B | Reviewed this property |
At that time it will probably be pretty long. If possible, get there when the ticket office opens to avoid the long lines
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Charlotte M
11 May 2017|
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Response from Munchkin208 | Reviewed this property |
The whale watching tour would be fine for a 2 year old - the downstairs indoor seating area is enclosed (no chance of falling overboard!) and has huge windows so you can still see really well.
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