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Morro Bay Aquarium

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595 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2217
+1 805-772-7647
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Go soon, it’s closing in September 2018, their lease is up and won’t be renewed. It’s been open 50... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
motorcar1
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Dublin Ireland
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its not a zoo its more of a rescue

I get folks think its dank and depressing and maybe if your sensitive give it a miss better yet... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Kelly C
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San Clemente, California, United States
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595 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2217
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Go soon, it’s closing in September 2018, their lease is up and won’t be renewed. It’s been open 50 years. The owners run a gift shop too, they are relocating the gift shop down the street but can’t get the permits for the aquarium. What...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

I get folks think its dank and depressing and maybe if your sensitive give it a miss better yet contribute then give it a miss. Ive been coming here for 40 years and does far more good than harm They clean birds and otters and...More

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 27 September 2017

The tanks for the Sea Lions and Seals are tiny and filthy. Most of the fish are dying or dead in small, ugly, old tanks. We brought our granddaughter and luckily she is only 3, so didn't understand why the fish weren't swimming or laying...More

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

With all appreciation to the nice people involved, the place horrendous and displays only sad sad fish and deeply disturbed seals. We genuinely hope that these majestic sea creatures and mammals will receive better treatment. Today!

1  Thank Meori H
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This aquarium is super small and more like a rescue for seals/sea lions that were born into captivity. For less than $10, my 2 kids and I were given admission and a bag of food each to feed the seals. It's super fun for the...More

Thank colie1018
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We paid 3$ entrance each - seemed a bargain to visit a small aquarium. However, the two sea lions were housed in small dirty tanks. They were constantly shouting for food from the tourists and were doing little else. In a second room there were...More

2  Thank T E
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We had never been so we took the granddaughters in. The loved it. Water where the seal and sea lions are kept could be cleaned a little more

1  Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Don't let the seals barking from the inside persuade you to enter. This place is old and unkept. The space that the rescue seals are in is deplorable. Fish tanks are slimy and ancient.

2  Thank Anna W
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

It's very small and actually kind of made me very sad that the seals they do have don't have much room The fish they have are pretty cool. It's very cheap to go to it even if you want to feed the seals.

2  Thank Mrsspengler
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Our Grandkids (especially the 6 year old) loved this attraction because they got to feed the the sea lions and harbor seal. They have a very small aquarium with about eight to ten tanks with various local sealife. for the $3 fee it was worth...More

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