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Aquarium of the Bay

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Aquarium of the Bay

1,644 Reviews
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Embarcadero & Beach St Pier 39, San Francisco, CA 94133
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Highway 1 Self-Driving Audio Tour (Pacific Coast Highway)

Welcome to the GPS-enabled driving tour of California’s famous Highway 1, the Pacific Coast Highway! This self-guided audio tour stretches between San Francisco and Los Angeles, one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world! It also includes a popular scenic detour along Monterey’s 17 Mile Drive at Pebble Beach. This self-guided audio tour allows you to explore Highway 1 with maximum flexibility and value.<br><br>Here's how it works: Within 30 mins, we'll send you two things: a unique password and an app. Download the app onto your phone, enter the password, and download the tour. When you arrive, go to the first stop, launch the app, and follow the instructions! Stick to our recommended route and speed limit for the best experience. <br><br>Recommended: purchase one tour per vehicle. Everyone can listen at the same time!<br><br>Uncertain Travel Date? The tour’s valid for 30 days from booking!<br><br>This tour doesn’t include entrance to attractions along the route. Check pandemic rules before your visit.
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Di J wrote a review Oct. 2020
Pittsburg, California165 contributions59 helpful votes
Pros - 1. the location is good, on pier 39 and have tons of other things you can do. 2. Well managed Cons - 1. Expensive - $29 for adult. You can finish it in one hour easily. 2. Small with limited number of animals - it’s even smaller than the aquarium within the Mandalay Bay hotel in vegas. 3. No bigger animals like sea otters, bigger sharks. 4. Types of fishes are limited too. Only one or two fish tanks with colorful fish
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Date of experience: October 2020
2 Helpful votes
mini wrote a review Aug. 2020
Fremont, California99,929 contributions3,824 helpful votes
We were at Pier 39 so enjoyed going to see the fish at the Aquarium of the Bay. The sharks were intriguing. The other fish were fun to see. Its a nice hour or so walk through a smaller but still good California aquarium.
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Date of experience: March 2020
2 Helpful votes
onecoolraisin wrote a review Jul. 2020
Huntersville, North Carolina360 contributions89 helpful votes
Don’t expect a huge aquarium from the beginning and you will enjoy the experience. It’s well done and the staff is very friendly, even the intoxicated person in the otter costume. Adds to the memories.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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NaomiF2901 wrote a review Apr. 2020
849 contributions419 helpful votes
To be honest we only went because we were short on time and had a pass with attraction inclusions - many of which we couldn't use! The aquarium is quite expensive really if you look at the admission fee and in reality the most you get out of it is about an hour. It's not very big at all but obviously the bits they do have is really nice and interesting. My favourite by far were the otters at the end. I'm sure it's great fun for small kids but a family day out in here is a small fortune.
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Date of experience: April 2020
2 Helpful votes
Tyria wrote a review Mar. 2020
Staunton, Virginia100 contributions55 helpful votes
This aquarium was smaller than I expected but it had a lot of cool exhibits. We especially like the tunnel through the fish tank and watching the otters.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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