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Oregon Coast Aquarium

#3 of 50 things to do in Newport Features Animals
2820 SE Ferry Slip Rd, Newport, OR 97365-5269
+1 541-867-3474
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Worth it for the sea otters!

This aquarium is well-done. We especially liked the sea otters, seals, and sea lions.My kids said... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2016
Stansbury Park, Utah
A Must See

What a wonderful place to go as a family or solo. I went on my own and throughly enjoyed the whole... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2016
Stockton, California
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The Oregon Coast Aquarium is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization located in Newport, on the beautiful Oregon Coast. Our mission is to create unique and engaging experiences that connect you to the Oregon coast and inspire ocean conservation. The Aquarium is a living classroom for all learning styles and ages. As one of Oregon's top tourist attractions, the Aquarium is a vital educational resource for the state, with over 40,000 students visiting the Aquarium each year. The Aquarium strives to be a center of excellence for ocean literacy and plays an active role in conservation and animal rehabilitation efforts.
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  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
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2820 SE Ferry Slip Rd, Newport, OR 97365-5269
+1 541-867-3474
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

This aquarium is well-done. We especially liked the sea otters, seals, and sea lions.My kids said they could watch them all day. :) Most aquariums don't have these, so that was the main attraction. The rest of the exhibits are great, and although it is...More

Thank emsyph
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful place to go as a family or solo. I went on my own and throughly enjoyed the whole park atmosphere. Only wish they had a bigger viewing area for feeding times. Very hard to see the show. A definite for anyone wanting...More

Thank gkharaka
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We had not been there for several years and weren't sure what to expect. It is showing its age but still nice displays. VERY busy this time of year.

Thank Jerry R
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Outstanding facility. Something new to see with every visit. Superbly laid out with a mix of indoor and outdoor facilities. Well worth the price of admission.

Thank Marie G
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Fun and friendly stop for anyone. Well maintained, lots to see, and explore. Long underwater tunnels, beautiful rocky pathway, hands on exhibits, and cool displays. They take a group picture as you enter with a green screen background that you can purchase later. There are...More

Thank Chumleygirls
Reviewed 1 August 2016

$80.00 for 4 of us to get in. We skipped the photo on the way in..first exhibit we went through was the shipwreck exhibit. It was pretty interesting, but didn't take super long as my kids were eager to get to the animals. Sea lions,...More

Thank Lmunster
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Fun little place to visit. Went with grandparents a 5 year old in a 11 month old. Everyone had a good time looking around, walking around. Not much options for food if you want lunch there. we spend about 3 hours there a little spendy...More

Thank Tara C
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Good diversity in exhibits. The underwater views were nice. Staff extremely helpful. My wife's scooter worked great. Part indoor/part outdoor.

Thank tvlbuddy
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We spent about about 2 hours and so glad we made the stop. Some of the areas are not indoors, so be prepared for the sun and the heat. We took in a few of the talks and learned some fascinating information.

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I learn more and more each time I go to the aquarium. The volunteers are very informative and eager to answer questions. I learn so much about the beach and the animals in the ocean each time I go to the aquarium. I like just...More

Thank JulieV42
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22 May 2017|
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Response from Katerina S | Reviewed this property |
That exhibit is absolutely breathtaking! Several types and large tanks with very large viewing windows!
Areli G
29 April 2017|
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Response from Becklab | Property representative |
Hi Areli G, As most have mentioned, much of our facility is located indoors. We do have our large marine mammals, sea otters, turkey vultures and sea bird aviary located outdoors. We can assist with umbrellas as well as... More
26 March 2017|
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Response from Shawn H | Reviewed this property |
Adults are $23.00 a piece and children are $15.00 a piece. So approximately $106.00 for all of you to go.