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Ripley's Aquarium

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Address: 1110 Celebrity Cir, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-7465
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Glide on 330ft moving path beneath the Dangerous Reef! TOUCH sharks &...

Glide on 330ft moving path beneath the Dangerous Reef! TOUCH sharks & stingrays! EXPERIENCE a world of eels, colorful fish, mermaids & poisonous predators! NOW OPEN - Planet Jellies!

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Grandson's birthday

We visited the aquarium in mid-January for my grandson's 6th birthday. This was a last minute request by the birthday boy, he had visited the aquarium twice before. It's always a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
sightcr1
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Galivants Ferry, South Carolina
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Knoxville
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This aquarium is a joke.. There was nothing to it.. I have been in the Ripley's in Gatlinburg, Tn and it was great but this one is small and doesn't have a whole lot to it.

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Thank Deb0321
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very interesting! Thoroughly enjoyed everything at the aquarium. Took the behind the scenes tour. Rick, our tour guide was exceptional. The tour was so educational and fun. Definitely a must see.

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Thank Polly J
Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful underrated aquarium. Has a really nice glass floor boat tour and you can walk under the sharks and fish tank.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had do much fun here. The glass boat tour was awesome. My don't was able to touch the jelly fish.

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Galivants Ferry, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the aquarium in mid-January for my grandson's 6th birthday. This was a last minute request by the birthday boy, he had visited the aquarium twice before. It's always a fun visit for kids - very child friendly and easy to navigate. As a local resident, it is easy to visit during the off season, so it might be... More 

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Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Mid-size aquarium. Freshwater colourful fish, exotic fish from the Amazon and Pacific. Lots to see. Waterfront outdoor restaurant seating as well as interior cafeteria and gift shop. Some shows including mermaid. Extensive shark tunnel.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great time with the family lots to see we really enjoyed the Sharks and jellyfish ! Great rainy day trip

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Let me start by saying I'm from MD and we have one of the best aquariums ever!! But I truly loved my experience at Ripley's Aquarium. There were so many different attractions that you could participate in. I was able to pet jelly fish and a shark. The staff was extremely friendly and knowledgeable. The shark tank is amazing, I... More 

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Danville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was interactive and interesting fun. Enjoyed reading and seeing all the different displays. Nicely set up so you can take your time walking around- even if it is crowded

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Columbus, Indiana
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went there with my 2 kids and my wife. We got there and paid to get in through the front door after receiving our tickets. I thought it would have more than I saw. We paid $100 for the group of 4 and it really was a disappointment. I wanted my money back but my wife told me to... More 

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