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Ripley's Aquarium

Address: 1110 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Phone Number: +1 843-916-0888
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Ranked #9 of 36 Attractions in Myrtle Beach
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: Billed as the world's largest underwater tunnel with gliding...
Useful Information: Activities for young children
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Owner description: Billed as the world's largest underwater tunnel with gliding sidewalks.
Useful Information: Activities for young children
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We have been to Ripley's a few times on our visits to Myrtle Beach. It's not a very big facility but it entertains the kids for about an hour or so, especially on a rainy day when you can't be outside or at the beach. It's located close to lots of shops and restaurants that are with in walking distance.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Had lots of cool exhibits and a few stations for hands on learning. Looks like they are trying to expand by building a new jellyfish exhibit in the near future.

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Denton, North Carolina, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We went with family and friends. All adults and we all felt like kids again. So much to see and enter act with.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

It's cool for kids. Not really that big. Doesn't really have that much to look at. Wish it had more salt water exhibits instead of fresh water.

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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Lovely variety of everything under the sea. Great for kids. Walk under the sharks. Christmas time was great....saw a Christmas tree from every US state and territory. Very fun time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We spent last Thursday at Ripley's enjoying the aquarium and especially the home school program Sharkology, I couldn't believe it was Tawnya's first time. She was extremely knowledgeable and great with the kids. We had a wonderful time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We visit Ripley's Aquarium every year when we go to Myrtle Beach. I enjoy visiting the rays the most.

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Lisa M, Guest Relations Manager at Ripley's Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Ripley's Aquarium - the stingrays are one of my favorite animals as well. I hope you enjoy all of our different hands-on activities where you can get up close and personal with the animals! Thank you for taking the time to review us - we appreciate your feedback! More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We had a great time here. Our family loves sea life so we enjoyed our visit. The only negative thing I can say is that it is way over priced for small size of the aquarium. I think we were done checking everything out in hour.

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Lisa M, Guest Relations Manager at Ripley's Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Ripley's Aquarium! I am so glad you enjoyed your visit. We are adding some exciting new animals and activities later in 2015, so I hope you will come back and visit us again. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

There is not much you can see in MB so visiting Ripley's aquarium is a smart decision.However,this attraction looks a little bit old and shabby.I have read that that it is considered to be the most visited place in Myrtle Beach so I think it deserves a complete renovation.On the other hand,you can spend a few hours exploring the flora... More 

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Lisa M, Guest Relations Manager at Ripley's Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Ripley's Aquarium! I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We are excited about some new exhibits and activities planned for later in 2015, so I hope you will consider visiting us again! Thank you for your comments. More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

This is a really good aquarium and definitely worth checking out. We have been a few times. Similar to the one in Toronto, Canada. No mammals. Lots of interesting fish and sharks. Interactive stingray experience. (Very safe - stingers are trimmed). Our children really enjoyed it and they learnt a lot. We enjoyed it too. Very friendly and informative staff.... More 

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Lisa M, Guest Relations Manager at Ripley's Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Ripley's Aquarium! I am glad to hear you enjoyed your visit - our interactive opportunities, such as the Stingray Experience you mention - are one of our most popular features. Thank you for taking time to complete a review - we take your comments seriously and appreciate your feedback. More 

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