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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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This is a must on our list of annual things to do in MB. We try to save it for a rainy day activity but it can get busy because it must be a rainy day visit for everyone on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

The kids really enjoyed the aquarium, I just wish for the money it was a little bigger with more of a variety of animals to see!

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Kent, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

It was 60 some dollars for two adults to visit the aquarium. Too much. And then they charged in a 2.00 book that was worthless to the aquarium. Something that should be free with your visit. And very crowded, not a good place for something like an aquarium at a very crowded tourist area.

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Vineland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

This is a must on our list of annual things to do in MB. We try to save it for a rainy day activity but it can get busy because it must be a rainy day visit for everyone on vacation. Good exhibits for the price of admission. We have never eaten in the restaurant so I can't add anything... More 

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Grafton, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

We love visiting the Aquarium when we are in town. Lots of interesting things to see. It is really kid friendly!

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Eden, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

Well located at Broadway at the beach, it was a welcome attraction for those in the group who did not want to shop.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

This place is smaller than I expected. Got free tickets from going to a timeshare things. With that said, it was very nice. A lot of things to see. The mermaid show was really neat and had my kids attention. You can touch jelly fish, horse shoe crabs and sharks. Our favorite was the shark tunnel and how there was... More 

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

Thank you for visiting Ripley's Aquarium! I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit! The tunnel through Dangerous Reef and our multiple touch tanks are two of our most popular features! Thanks so much for your review - we appreciate your great comments and feedback! More 

Wilmington, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

There was a lot to see, but, it was so over crowded that you could not get into any of the shows, and the escalator to view the sharks was butt to hip crowded. Lots to see and the air quality was not the best. I was excited to go here but my family and I were very disappointed!

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

Thank you for visiting Ripley's Aquarium. We strive to deliver an outstanding experience to all our visitors, and I am sorry to hear you did not enjoy your visit. The tour is self-guided, and most guests spend 1.5-2.5 hours exploring all our exhibits and animals and enjoying our dive and mermaid shows. We also just finished building a brand new... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW via mobile

The aquarium was a fun day trip for my family with teenagers. They loved the tank tunnel with the sharks and many other sea creatures including a turtle. The also enjoyed getting hands on with the horseshoe crab and, nurse shark, and jelly fish. It was very crowded and busy when we went midday after 3. I would suggest going... More 

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

Thank you for visiting Ripley's Aquarium! I am so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. We take your comments very seriously. Thanks for taking the time to review us! More 

Benton, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Variety of fish to view as well as hands on activities for kids. The kids actually got to touch a moon jellyfish. The Shark tunnel was amazing the powerwalk moves you along automatically so no need to push to view the tank.

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Jessica 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 and our Brand New Planet Jellies Expansion! It has just now opened to rave reviews! We are very excited about it! Thanks so much for your review - we appreciate your feedback. More 

Carolina Beach, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Visited the one in Gatlinburg, TN and it was amazing! Brought my Daughter here for her birthday hoping to have the same experience, but unfortunately it wasn't. It's smaller and doesn't have as many exhibits. The shark tunnel is cool though.

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

Thank you for visiting Ripley's Aquarium. I'm sorry to hear that you were not satisfied with your visit. The tour is self-guided, and most guests spend 1.5-2.5 hours exploring all our exhibits and animals and enjoying our dive and mermaid shows. We also just finished building an expansion gallery that includes all new animals and exhibits - it is due... More 

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Additional Information about Ripley's Aquarium

Address: 1110 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Phone Number: +1 843-916-0888
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Myrtle Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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