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Address: 250 SW Bay Boulevard, Newport, OR 97365-4535
Phone Number: (541) 265-2206
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Lame, not worth the money even with a coupon

What the heck? It's a mini aquarium that needs to be cleaned. The diver show was good though and the idea is neat, but we were disappointed

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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BAKERSFIELD
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

What the heck? It's a mini aquarium that needs to be cleaned. The diver show was good though and the idea is neat, but we were disappointed

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Portland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Quite expensive for what you get. The attraction is old and the glass is dirty & in some places you can't see through the film. The octopus is missing from the short underwater demo by the diver. I suppose it is fine for those who haven't been to the ocean before, but not up to the same standard as the... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Package deals aren't the best when it comes to tourist traps. It just makes you more convinced to wast your money (thank goodness it wasn't mine). This was my second least favorite out of the deal (including Ripley's and that bad wax museum). The fish were poor, and the show wasn't that good. This is a trap, so avoid this... More 

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Lewiston, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The place is a pretty nice place to go to. Filled with various types of sea life. We go there just in time to see the underwater show with a diver that gets into the tank and interacts with the fish and also holds up a crab and a starfish while the narrator talks and tells you about the fish.

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Newport, Oregon, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The undersea gardens are absolutely wonderful. My boyfriend and I went there on our first date and I loved that we could walk around holding hands and commenting on the different things we observed. The feeling is one of intimacy with the life below the water, and I saw creatures I had never seen before. The best part is feeding... More 

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Springfield, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

If you go through Newport it is worth the time to take a look. It is not big, but if you catch a show you will learn a lot about the sea life. You can come and go as you like and stay as long as you want. The gift shop up stairs is a bit chicky but worth a... More 

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Corvallis, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This place was a bit awful. We had a Groupon that included this (as well as the Wax Works and Ripley's) and I felt bad about giving any money to this place, even as a package deal. It's been there for at least 40 years and absolutely shows it. I'm not sure some of the fish aren't sick. Skip this... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The kids working in there were very enthusiastic but the conditions for the fish were miserable. Lots of underfed fish. The rockfish were almost all missing at least one eye due to getting hit by spines on the other rockfish. You shouldn't see that. Look at the fish at other aquariums and you will see that it isn't normal. The... More 

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south carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

It is a total ripoff. The tank contains mostly crabs and not very exotic fish. After we paid they told us the next "show" which I guess is a scuba diver in the tank feeding the fish, would be in an hour. We were bored in ten minutes and I had to use the rest room, which they do not... More 

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Kent, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

Even though admission to this attraction can be purchased with Wax Works and Ripley's (which are worth seeing) it is not worth the time investment. I though this was boring and sad when I saw this 30 years ago as a kid and it hasn't changed any. Really a waste of vacation time.

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Address: 250 SW Bay Boulevard, Newport, OR 97365-4535
Phone Number: (541) 265-2206
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Newport

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