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“Jelly fish, sharks and otters”

Aquarium of the Pacific
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USD 29.95*
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Aquarium of the Pacific General Admission
Ranked #5 of 54 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 24 November 2017

Super-duper fun. The exhibits are very well-thought out. They are very large with a lot of fish and other animals to see. We enjoyed the touch pools and the petting a jelly-fish. The otters are cute and you can pet a shark. There is even a zebra shark! (a cool shark). It is close to lots of restaurants and shops so you can do something else after visiting. You can get your hand stamped to come and go for the day.

Thank Alisa C
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

Our visit to the Aquarium was part of our return journey following a cruise and I found it the perfect end of 17 days away from home. The staff are welcoming and friendly with a wealth of subject knowledge and judging by the number of families enjoying the day we were not the only ones to think so.
A very fitting end to our holiday

Thank williamsc152016
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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

While in long beach we took in the aquarium was a fun and interesting time. There was lots to see and do. With tanks set up so you could feel the exhibits.
They had seal and sea-lion shows and divers feeding the fish.
We have been to a few aquarium but thought this one was a must see.
You can go on their web site and get a coupon for reduced admission.
So in closing we really enjoyed ourselves and it would be a great place to take the family.

Thank merritgirl
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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

When your 6 year old breaks down in tears after going to the aquarium because they are exhausted, I would say you had a good time! My family of five (mom, dad, 6,14, and 12) loved it. The exhibits were great. We especially loved the jellyfish, the seal lions, the otters, and the frogs. It seemed like the front of the building was going through a remodel, but it wasn’t an issue. We will definitely be back!

Thank USCfan30
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

I had been here way back when it first opened and remembered it fondly. Our return trip was not so wonderful. We absolutely enjoyed seeing all the specimens but the floor plan is so confusing we were never sure if we saw everything we wanted to see or not. The main areas were also so cluttered with stuff it made it difficult to navigate especially as it got more crowded.

Thank Scott P
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