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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 & stingrays! EXPERIENCE a world of eels, colorful fish, mermaids & poisonous predators! NOW OPEN - Planet Jellies!

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Great aquarium!

Interesting aquarium! Cost was ~$54 for us with senior discount! Still a good deal for the exhibits. The area has l large pond and a boardwalk with interesting shops along the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Interesting aquarium! Cost was ~$54 for us with senior discount! Still a good deal for the exhibits. The area has l large pond and a boardwalk with interesting shops along the way. Worthwhile trip! Also check online Ridley attractions as you can save a bit on package deals!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The best part about going to the beach and it's associated attractions during the winter is NO CROWDS. I believe that all things especially Ripley's is enjoyed best when not in an elbow to elbow setting. We went on a Friday morning in January - when school was in session. However, I am a frequent visitor and have visited the... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been to a lot of aquariums and I am disappointed at the size of this one. My boyfriend and I were able to see the entire place in about an 60-70 minutes. Maybe it's better when the mermaid exhibit is open and gives you a little more to do, but definitely not worth the $40+ we spent and I... More 

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Myrtle Beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am an avid scuba diver. I dive in the Caribbean mostly but have dove here in the Carolina's and the Great Barrier Reef. I've been to many great aquariums including the Georgia Aquarium and Ripley's is one of my favorites. They seem to have the more beautiful fish than most aquariums that are much larger. The under water tunnel... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here for the first time during our last vacation. The kids liked it and they liked how they could touch different animals. Our daughter liked the mermaid show. The boat tour they offer for an additional fee is overpriced since the Aquarium is not cheap in the first place it would be nice if that would be included.

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Thank lia2781
Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a nice aquarium not the biggest that I've been to but it's nice you stand on a moving side walk as you go through the aquarium the aquarium is above and on both sides of you they have a lot of saltwater tropical fish sharks and other fish they also have other things to do

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The moving walkway through the aquarium tank was our favorite. Trying to find the single turtle was tough. There aren't any dolphins which my daughter was looking forward to seeing. We did find one "Nemo" fish in the last room we explored. I enjoyed seeing the Christmas trees from each state. I did not enjoy exiting the aquarium through the... More 

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Thank Connie D
Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great variety of fish and sea animals. Presented for both adult and children. Lots of things to see and do.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not the weird stuff the other Ripley's are famous for. This had lots of sea critters in several different venues. Some you see going trough this tunnel where the water is on3 sides of you and the floor moves you along. Another section has this big area where you can watch the rays move around. They come right up to... More 

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Champaign, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It is very loud but tons of stuff to see and do and location is easy to get to tons of parking. The kids loved the horseshoe crabs.

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