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Ripley's Aquarium

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Address: 1110 Celebrity Cir, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-7465
Phone Number: +1 843-916-0888
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Always a great visit

We have visited Ripley's Aquarium many times. Last visit was in May for Mother's Day. Be sure to check for deals as they are always offering something even if it's just a few... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a smaller aquarium than I have been to before but is great for kids! Has a lot of things for kids to interact with.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very small aquarium. Boring for adults and very crowded. Went with 8 y/o. He enjoyed himself. Pricey for what's on display.

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North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We have visited Ripley's Aquarium many times. Last visit was in May for Mother's Day. Be sure to check for deals as they are always offering something even if it's just a few dollars. Aquarium itself always has such great exhibits. Love seeing all the different fish, especially the sharks. Their tunnel is great!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This may be a nice treat if you are unfamiliar with aquariums, but if you have been to some of the bigger ones in Europe or America, this is nothing special. Many of the exhibits are decent, and some are interactive for small children. It is a bit pricey for entry, though, given that it is not exactly special (and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went on the ray swimming experience and it was amazing. The behind the scenes tour was a lot better than I thought and John was amazing and passionate about his love for the animals which made listening to him and asking questions easy. The dive was great and Kayla (sorry didn't know how to spell your name) was also... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a very nice aquarium. It wasn't as large as I was expecting but the shark exhibit was great. The teenagers enjoyed it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Its been a couple years since we went into the Aquarium, took our grandsons in there and was surprised at how cool it really is. If you want a great adventure in seeing some of the things that swim in our oceans, this will amaze you. The grandsons were probably not any more amazed as I was because I had... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had free tickets to get in. Had we had to buy tickets, it would NOT have been worth the money. Been to lots better aquariums

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been going to Myrtle beach for over 30 years and this was my first time to the aquarium. It was nice to see the Christmas trees from all over the country. I got there late and had someone waiting outside so I did a quick walk through. I bought a season pass since I live only 2 hours... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you're in Myrtle Beach, this is a must visit. Ripley's Aquarium ranks as one of the most exciting and interesting attractions along the Grand Strand. You'll experience the wonders of the ocean deep. So many different species of fish to observe that will absolutely amaze you. You'll be impressed as sharks swim above you and all around you. Some... More 

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