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Address: 250 SW Bay Boulevard, Newport, OR 97365-4535
Phone Number: (541) 265-2206
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Day trip to the Coast

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Springfield, Oregon
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Newport, Oregon, United States
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

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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34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 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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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
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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Independence, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Dark, dingy, and blah! Waited 30 minutes for the "show" that was 10 minutes long! Over priced and out dated. My first and last visit.

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This is the worst type of tourist trap -and I repeat this for Wax Works and Ripley's. I, like a fool, bought the Groupon without doing a little research. 15 min max at each 'attraction'. I'm not expecting anything on par with some of the larger cities but the time could be better spent at the Oregon Aquarium. We watched... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I was very disappointed with this. I got all three places for low price. If I had to pay for this I would not be happy. It is neat to see the fish but expected more

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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35 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

You get what you pay for ! It's cheap to get in, has a good sized gift shop and downstairs is cool ! You get to see many different kinds of marine life in a cool reef, and a show which involves a diver swimming about and showing you a bit more about them ! Can't knock it at all.... More 

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Address: 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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