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Ocean World

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304 Hwy 101, Crescent City, CA 95531
+1 707-464-4900
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Passionate Seals and Staff!

Pretty small but so worth it just for the seal show. The staff was really nice and you could really... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Erik J
via mobile
Bright spot in an other wise bleak area

Well ran small aquarium, tour only but def worth the price, our guide was friendly and did a great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
K B
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Abingdon, Virginia
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Home to an amazing variety of sea life to teach children and adults about the wonderful ocean world. We are one of the best privately owned small aquariums in the United States and are open daily! Our gift shop provides unique nautical gifts for men, women, teens, and children as well as hand crafted products that enhance any home decor. We're located six hours north of San Francisco, in beautiful Crescent City, California. Ocean World is your Pacific getaway in the heart of the Redwood Coast.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea lion show” (58 reviews)
“gift shop” (66 reviews)
“sea life” (25 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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304 Hwy 101, Crescent City, CA 95531
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+1 707-464-4900
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty small but so worth it just for the seal show. The staff was really nice and you could really tell they love their job and animals!More

Thank Erik J
cybercme, Public Relations Manager at Ocean World, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

You hit the nail on the head, we are dedicated to promoting knowledge and experience in a fun and entertaining way. Our tour guides spend a lot of time to learn as much as they can to share with you. Thank you for coming to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well ran small aquarium, tour only but def worth the price, our guide was friendly and did a great jobMore

Thank K B
cybercme, Public Relations Manager at Ocean World, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, K.B... Thanks for including Ocean World during your visit to our area. Your business is much appreciated and crucial to our mission to provide an educational experience for all ages in a fun and entertaining way. We see you're from Virginia, but hope you'll...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Has a seal show and you can pet a shark and a bat ray. It is good for small kids. As adults it was okay

Thank Judith P
cybercme, Public Relations Manager at Ocean World, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Greetings, Judith P... Thanks so much for taking a minute to reach out on our TripAdvisor page today! We're in the education and memories business and are glad you can take your visit at Ocean World along with you! :-)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You know all those little fliers you find at hotels? Well, that's where we picked up this little stop. The flyer said 10% off, and we said "next stop." It was a decent sized aquarium, with fish, stingrays, seals, seals lions, things to touch and...More

Thank Darcy H
cybercme, Public Relations Manager at Ocean World, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for you support for our efforts to bring a truly educational experience in a fun and entertaining way. We appreciate you taking a minute to send up a review for our TripAdvisor community as well! :-)

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The seals are the best part of ocean world. They are funny and well trained. The trainer was very informative on how the seals are trained. We laughed the whole time during the seals show. Not a bad road side trip. Worth the time to...More

Thank Brian D
cybercme, Public Relations Manager at Ocean World, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Greetings, Brian D... Cora, a rescued sea lion, loves to perform for sure. We are blessed to have all our sea animals and they perform out of a common love for fish and the respectful coaxing of our trainers. It's a great gig for us...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

I enjoyed Ocean World. It is a great place for children (and adults) to experience marine life with the tidal pool of star fish and sea anemones and a shark pool that you can touch and learn about them. There are several specimens of fish...More

Thank sassykanban
cybercme, Public Relations Manager at Ocean World, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Hello, sassykanban... Thanks so much for taking a minute to reach out on our TripAdvisor page today! We're glad to have been part of your travels and to bring a first-time hands on experience with our shark tank. :-) We're in the education and memories...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017

the kids got to pet small sharks in a petting pool. there was an otter show and seals to see. finished with a nice gift shop so everyone could get a souvenir and even those were affordable

Thank Laura W
cybercme, Public Relations Manager at Ocean World, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Hi, Laura W... Heartfelt "Thanks" for bringing your family to Ocean World. We're all about families learning and sharing together and appreciate being part of your life experience. We'd love to have you back again soon. Blessings to you all until then,

Reviewed 16 August 2017

My kids and I really like Ocean World. We go every year, and enjoy the hands-on tidepool, the aquarium full of local fish, the adorable seal and sea lion show, and of course the highlight; petting a real live shark! Be sure to check their...More

Thank Emilie S
cybercme, Public Relations Manager at Ocean World, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Howdy, Emilie S... Heartfelt "Thanks" for bringing your family to Ocean World. We're all about families learning and sharing together and appreciate being part of your life experience. Your repeat business speaks volumes, and we're so glad to have you back. We'd love to have...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Tour guides are very knowledgeable and friendly. We are now 3 generations of visitor's. Great for a rainy day. And who doesnt like to pet a shark???More

Thank bdonahoe1981
cybercme, Public Relations Manager at Ocean World, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Great to have you visit from Klamath Falls. Thanks for coming to Ocean World and for reaching out to other travelers on our behalf after your stay! You have our pledge to provide an educational experience in a fun and entertaining way. We'd be blessed...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I took four(4) children with me. Ages 17-9. All of them were entertained. The older ones learned things and the younger ones got to do hands on. Petting sharks and touching anemones. The guide was knowledgeable and kept everyone interested. At the end of the...More

Thank jdmkanana
cybercme, Public Relations Manager at Ocean World, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Hi, jdmkanana... Thanks for letting your recent visit to Ocean World. Welcome to the conversation between travelers. We relish the opportunity to bring fun to a learning environment for kids of all ages. Our Tide Pool exhibit and Shark Petting tank allows a true hands-on...More

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17sheilah
16 May 2017|
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Response from cybercme | Property representative |
Hi, yes, the Ocean View Inn is next door. 707-465-1111
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chickamu2014
14 March 2017|
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Response from cybercme | Property representative |
HI, Chickamu2... We're open 7 Days a week! Our first tour starts around 9:30AM and our last, depending on available sunlight (we are naturally lit for many exhibits) our last tour is around 4 PM. Tours leave every 20... More
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Angela O
6 September 2015|
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Response from cybercme | Property representative |
Hi, Angela. We're open till 7pm until October - everyday! See you soon. :-)
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