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“Overpriced ”
Review of Ripley's Aquarium

Ripley's Aquarium
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USD 30.10*
and up
Ripley's Aquarium Myrtle Beach Admission
Ranked #28 of 127 things to do in Myrtle Beach
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Glide on 330ft moving path beneath the Dangerous Reef! TOUCH sharks, stingrays, hermit crabs & jellies! Experience a world of eels, colorful fish, mermaids & poisonous predators! NOW OPEN - Glass Bottom Boat Adventure! Ripley's Myrtle Beach offers 5 unique attractions open 365 days a year. Don't miss all the fun!
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Stairs / lift, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase, Baby buggy parking
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

For three of us, it cost around $90 to enter the aquarium only to find it was small with very limited exhibits. We were completely done going through the aquarium in less than an hour. The value was worth more like $10-$12 per person, so for the price, it was disappointing.

Thank AnneJersey515
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Corey H, Public Relations Manager at Ripley's Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This is a nice aquarium, but keep in mind that it is pretty small and costs quite a bit. It’s laid out nicely and we really enjoyed the shark area where you could ride on the conveyor belt to see the sharks. We fed the stingrays and loved getting to touch the horseshoe crabs and jellyfish. You can accomplish this aquarium in less than two hours.

Thank Alesha P
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Corey H, Public Relations Manager at Ripley's Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Way too much money for such a small aquarium. There were too many people inside to be able to move comfortably. There was not enough staff to keep the crowds from entering IN the exits and to keep the lines moving. It was unfortunate because my children seemed excited about the touch tanks and sea creatures they could have seen. Overall we were very disappointed in our Ripley’s Aquarium experience. We will NOT be going back to this attraction again.

Thank Mommaof3girls117
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Corey H, Public Relations Manager at Ripley's Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Thank you for visiting Ripley's! I am so sorry you did not have a good experience. We appreciate your feedback and have been looking into your concerns in each department. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your experience.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Although it was pricey, it was definitely worth it. So many different type of fish and sharks! To see them swimming and living together was truly amazing.

I will definitely return to the aquarium.

Thank LilWilty
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Corey H, Public Relations Manager at Ripley's Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Today we went to see the aquarium. It was laid out real nice. The shark area with the moving floor was great! We also loved being able to pet stingrays. What a great day. Lots of memories were made

Thank April A
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Corey H, Public Relations Manager at Ripley's Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Thank you for visiting Ripley's! We appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your experience.

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