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Oregon Undersea Gardens

250 SW Bay Boulevard, Newport, OR 97365-4535
(541) 265-2206
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Ranked #17 of 18 Attractions in Newport
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Vancouver, Washington
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59 reviews 59 reviews
13 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I've been here a couple times and it's not a bad place to check out. I recommend it for younger kids, it's not too exciting for adults really. There's a diver and you can see all the sea creatures up close. The dock where you can watch the sea lions is more enjoyable for me, it's funny watching them interact.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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83 reviews 83 reviews
23 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

To be honest we did not go to this attraction, but we did stand and walk out on the pier immediately to the West of the attraction. We saw so many large noisy sea lions hanging out on the floating docks, it was fantastic. When we reached the end of the dock, be aware that there is no rail on... More

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Newport, Oregon
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Undersea Gardens, is a lot of fun, and very enjoyable, the show is amazing, with the diver. The Gift Shop is a neat place to shop. Strongly Recommend it.

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75 reviews 75 reviews
30 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I rarely give bad reviews but this place was just sad. I regret paying $12 to see a whole lot of nothing. A big gift shop upstairs, and downstairs was dark, hot, and boring. When I paid they said the show would be starting very soon...it never started...I waited. Saw some rough looking fish, a crab. Dark and dismal and... More

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Billings, Montana
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61 reviews 61 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I'm sure when this was built it was probably pretty neat but it is just a tired, boring attraction now. The whole top floor is a souvenir shop and the lower section takes about 5 minutes to look at the few fish in the tanks. Save your money and check out the sea lions off the dock just to the... More

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Boise, Idaho
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This is a rather small aquarium attraction but pretty cool cause you feel like you are in an aquarium, fish on all four sides of you. Do try to check out the show where a diver goes in and then shows you different fish, etc. while someone else tells you all about it! Fun for any age I would say.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This place is good for a one time visit. Wonderful for small children! My girls enjoyed it, but were a little too old to find it enthralling. Did enjoy the live presentation and the slap stick comedy. Not a place I'd go back to though.

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Vancouver, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Kids loved it. We all learned some new things about the local fish. The diver did a great job entertaining us through the show.

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Boise, Idaho
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Very disappointing and the penny machine took our money. Not worth it at all. Smelly, dark, took like five minutes to walk around, the tide pool was literally a tiny waterfall about a foot wide with nothing but anemones to touch and an empty hand sanitizer bottle.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Undersea gardens, more like poop under the water. This place was $11 and it only took 2 min to walk around, it stunk, it was dark, and it was just an all around waste of time. Spend the extra money and go to the Oregon coast aquarium 100 times better and just across the bridge.

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