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Address: 1110 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Phone Number: +1 843-916-0888
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Billed as the world's largest underwater tunnel with gliding sidewalks.
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Everywhere I travel, if there's an aquarium, we go. My children love it. This aquarium is small, and even with stopping at each exhibit and thoroughly reading every sign and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Bayonne, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

The ticket buying was quick. She was very busy so she wasn't friendly. It seemed like some of the exhibits they had the last time wasn't open. It was very clean and neat . The restroom was clean. They used to have a nice food court. All they have now is a little stand that sells Ham and cheese sandwichs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This place is beyond awesome!! Young or old I recommend visiting the Aquarium. They also have a mermaid show which I stayed for and it was great. Visit visit!! Oo when purchasing tickets don't fall for the tourist trap. They will try and make u purchase a ticket with access to other ripley's attractions, the 3D movie thing and Mirror... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The day we went it rained and apparently everyone had same idea.... To be honest it was over crowded. Everything there was fine, just the price was extremely high compared to other aquariums we have visited

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

It is a nice aquarium, but quite small. You show yourself around and hope to hit the informative shows at the right time. There was no Mermaid show day we went, but they did have a mermaid meet and greet. Overall a little disappointin because of the price. If it was about half what they charge it would be more... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We visit Riley's aquarium every year for the last 4 years and this trip wasn't as good. Same thing we see every year but there is one area they change every year but this year that area fell short of exciting. There is also an area where children or adults can put there hands in the water to touch the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Everywhere I travel, if there's an aquarium, we go. My children love it. This aquarium is small, and even with stopping at each exhibit and thoroughly reading every sign and detail....it only takes about 2-4 hours to get through it all. You can stretch it out longer if you go to the shows, and all the feeding/touch tanks exhibits. I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The best thing about this aquarium is the shark tank. At approximately $24.99-$26.99, it's not worth the price. If you go, find a coupon and go early or late to save money.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We came here yesterday on a rainy day. My daughter loves mermaids but unfortunately the mermaids were not available. That was very disappointing because we had taken here there specifically to see the mermaids. Also, it was expensive. But, they did have a lot of very nice exhibits. The underwater tunnel with the sharks, turtles, and fish was great. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Me and my family had a amazing time at the aquarium until one of the employees named Linda was very rude to my daughter. She had this attitude because my daughter asked her a couple questions and she was talking junk under her breath rolling her eyes. I would love to come here again but employees like that Drive people... More 

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Waleska, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is by far one of my very favorite attractions at the beach. Not to mention the beach is our second home away from home!

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