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“Quick visit to the Aquarium of the Pacific”

Aquarium of the Pacific
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USD 29.95*
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Aquarium of the Pacific General Admission
Ranked #7 of 95 things to do in Long Beach
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Take a journey of discovery through the world’s largest ocean at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed 18 November 2017

It is a small aquarium so when 10 buses of school kids show up it gets very crowded very quickly. So, our party of 4 decided to take the Behind the Scene tour. That was very worthwhile, seeing all of the operation that goes on to keep the aquarium going. Our guide was very knowledgeable. When we met some of the divers back stage, they also took their time to answer our questions.

Thank allisond660
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"sea life"
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"shark tank"
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"sea world"
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"outdoor exhibits"
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"lorikeet forest"
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"great exhibits"
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"great for kids"
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"all ages"
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"behind the scenes"
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"kids and adults"
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"fun to watch"
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"few hours"
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"whole family"
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Place does not show it's 18 yr old age and in fact will be adding on with an new auditorium. I found the free brochure to be a little confusing until after I roamed around a bit. If there was a suggested path way I did not notice it.Displays are quite nice and good variety of ocean life.
Parking is across the street and only $8 for the day with validation before leaving the aquarium. If the hungries hit go to the cafe on the 2nd floor. Food was good and priced fairly. Avoid the 1st floor snack bar unless money is no object.

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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Huge variety of sea life, easy to see, very well taken care of. Plan to spend about three hours, try to catch the shows, especially the seal/sea lion expo. Fun for kids, interesting for adults, amazing beauty for everyone.

Thank debrah731
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

not very big....disappointing that there were no large sharks. That said everything is well maintained, employees are very nice and knowledgeable and the animals are well cared for

Thank Bettinabudget
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

This was a great aquarium. So many species of fish and the sea horses and sea dragons exhibit was going on as well. It was immaculate, you can tell it’s very well taken care of. But there wasn’t really anything out of the ordinary here.

Thank Deonna2
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