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Aquarium of the Pacific

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100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802-8126
+1 562-590-3100
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Take a journey of discovery through the world’s largest ocean at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea life” (182 reviews)
“small sharks” (38 reviews)
“school groups” (29 reviews)
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100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802-8126
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+1 562-590-3100
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"sea life"
in 182 reviews
"small sharks"
in 38 reviews
"school groups"
in 29 reviews
"shark lagoon"
in 27 reviews
"sea world"
in 38 reviews
"interactive exhibits"
in 27 reviews
"lorikeet forest"
in 25 reviews
"great exhibits"
in 40 reviews
"horseshoe crabs"
in 25 reviews
"great for kids"
in 46 reviews
"all ages"
in 99 reviews
"behind the scenes"
in 49 reviews
"kids and adults"
in 32 reviews
"few hours"
in 74 reviews
"whole family"
in 33 reviews
"across the street"
in 54 reviews
"southern california"
in 32 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wow, what a day!!! We have had one of the best days here. The sea lion/seal experience Is amazing. We learnt so much from the tour of the aquarium, it was so informative. And meeting Harpo was a memory making experience. Loved it!!! We have...More

Thank EMPrice76
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a nice aquarium for California. I have been to the Atlanta, Georgia Aquarium and nothing comes close to it. The main tank is an aww inspiring sight and the sea creatures are twice the size of what I saw here. Photos don’t do...More

Thank Brandon C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Aquarium can be visited in just a few hours and you can see so many awesome things! It is uniquely designed and a bit confusing to navigate. I do like how animals are grouped by area of the world. I also liked that it...More

Thank Brooke N
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been here many times with grandchildren. I like others wish it were a little bigger and not so crowded. Today there were many schools having field trips and I counted 21 young, under 5 years old with only 3 adults. When children do...More

1  Thank grpandnana
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently visited with my 2 grade school kids. The aquarium is just ok in my opinion. There are way better aquariums out there. Overpriced for the amount of things to do and way overcrowded. We had a half day to do something and we...More

1  Thank David W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We really love the fact that this is more of a educational experience. Some of the tanks were just breathtaking!!

Thank Deanna D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of fun for all ages. My 3 year old girl loved touching the rays and shark. it was lots fo fun with a well organized and great venue.

Thank MarcelU1968
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family had so much fun here. They experienced for the first time touching sting rays and sharks. The penguins and seals you could sit and watch all day they were awesome. We watched and learned about jellyfish which was fascinating. Lots to see here...More

1  Thank Richard W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was superb...had been there for the first time was really nice...worth visiting..but do not forget to collect the guide brochure, collect before u enter the main gate..it has timings n hall info..a must if Ur visiting for the first time.

1  Thank Pooja S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have (in the past) been members of the Aquarium. It is world-class all the way and should be on your list of places to visit if in Southern California. There is plenty to see and do for an individual, couple, or...More

Thank Rich W
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Leeanneeee
June 14, 2018|
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Response from venckman2017 | Reviewed this property |
Harbor Breeze Cruises, which operates next to the Aquarium, offers multiple whale watches daily, and is open almost every day. On very rare occasions they cancel due to weather or rough seas, but those times are few and far... More
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mjam0821
March 29, 2018|
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Response from manders2016 | Reviewed this property |
Actually, the city of Long Beach has a FREE "Passport bus service" that circulates to the tourist areas and downtown shopping.THere is a stop close to the Carnival cruise terminal, which is by the Queen Mary, and stops at... More
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Michelle M
March 7, 2018|
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Response from Sas B | Reviewed this property |
Although I am disabled and walk with a cane I am relatively mobile. In the aquarium itself it is extremely friendly for a person who is in a wheelchair. However while I was there I did not go whale watching. I do apologize... More
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