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Morro Bay Aquarium

595 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442
805 772 7647
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Ranked #14 of 14 Attractions in Morro Bay
Type: Aquariums
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

This place should be shut down. A sense of sadness came through me as I walked through this dark, wet, and horrible aquarium. The fish looked barely alive and the place just was overall gross. We were wondering if the squawk coming from the aquarium from the gift was. It was 3 seals trapped and having to go through 1... More

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Himeji, Japan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This is a privately owned aquarium that practices the worst kind of animal cruelty. You can hear the seals crying for miles down the street. The facilities are horrific, as are the conditions the animals are kept in. I have NO IDEA how this place stays open. I spoke with a few of the locals who were horrified that it... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

It's short but fun and cheap. They only Accept cash, we liked the small place it has a water station only to rinse your hands so bring sanitizer. I didn't like how they didn't accept cards

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Modesto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

One of our favorite things to do is to feed the seals. It is a family tradition. The aquarium part is a little old fashion but the kids love being able to be close up with the fish.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

I've been going here since I was a child. Feeding the seals is total fun. The indoor aquarium is pretty cool. If you're looking for a high priced corporate aquarium, this isn't it. This is a family small town attraction. My kids loved it

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Palo Alto, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I came here to see a little bit of wild life but instead I had to see the torture of beautiful sea animals! Money wishes this "aquarium" is cheap, only costing $1-2 but despite cheap admission I expected much much more not only for me but the animals themselves. First of all there is a chance to feed seals that... More

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Culver City, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The sea lions are in this small area of water with no place to really swim. The other fishes and sea life look so depressed not moving. One fish looked so sick and about to die. Too many fish, crabs, and shark in one tank they also did not have place to swim and keeped bumping into one another.

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Burbank, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

They say these animals were 'saved or not born in the wild", but still deserve a much better location, more space, etc. It truly breaks my heart and now can't even go in the shop that runs it. I am surprised this isn't agains't some Ca. State law, and not closed down.

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Los Angeles
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I have no problem keeping most animals in captivity, with a few exceptions. This place has a seal and sea lion in enclosures little bigger than bathtubs. If you are going to keep seals, sea lions and other mammals you need to insure you keep them in enclosures sufficient for their size and energy level. It's sad and like visiting... More

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Southern California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We took our daughter, her husband and our granddaughters over the Memorial Day Weekend. Our son in law is retired military and currently works for the US Coastguard. We asked the miserable woman at the counter if they offered military discounts to which she replied "They must be in uniform". We offered her his military Identification to which she again... More

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