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Oregon Undersea Gardens

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Another uniquely Newport attraction

It's old, it's seedy, it's fun... maybe wear a lifejacket.... you never know. A place where family... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
Alsea, Oregon
Skip it and go watch the sea lions

Like the other 2 tourist trap places that are joint ventured with this place, they are all outdated... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
Calgary, Canada
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  • Average26%
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Jan 15, 2019
“Another uniquely Newport attraction”
Sep 3, 2018
“Skip it and go watch the sea lions”
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250 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4535
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This facility is so in need of an upgrade! dirty, hard for the handicap to even get down, the tanks needed cleaned horribly! For the price you pay to get in you would think they would find some time to clean up a bit and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Angela F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is interesting. Not a super special thing to see, but if you have time to kill it is a fun choice with kids

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Holly P
Reviewed January 26, 2019

Some may disagree but I find the undersea gardens to be awesome. Its cool to be able to go down under the water and view the sealife. We spent probably 30 minutes or so before the show just walking around and looking at the different...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rowdy235
Reviewed January 15, 2019

It's old, it's seedy, it's fun... maybe wear a lifejacket.... you never know. A place where family memories are made from.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Eddy333MJ
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Every time we visit Newport, we are 'required' to take the grandkids here. They especially love watching the scuba diver.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank pkochert
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Like the other 2 tourist trap places that are joint ventured with this place, they are all outdated and extremely poor and smelly! The show was a joke although the guy had a sense of humour! Just old smelly and to be avoided!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MissPeony
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

She enjoyed the diver showing off the crab and sturgeon....but, this place is very dated and extremely musty and moldy down below...we couldn't wait to get out of there The actual aquarium was so so...go to the Newport Aquarium or Hatfield marine center instead.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank G7252JLdavea
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Only went to the shop and not to the aquarium (more or less) that they have. They also have divers too, so I can not speak about that. Has many items for sale, definately for the tourist market. If you are looking for that, this...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank packerbeer
Reviewed June 22, 2018

Been coming here for years. A few years ago it was so dirty you couldn't hardly see through the glass. The musty/mold smell was overpowering. We were going to skip it this time. But it's cheaper to see 3 attractions than two. So we went...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank lscordis
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Traveling with family from out of town. Wish we would have just kept on driving. I am so disappointed that they would keep selling tickets to see the diver, when there was absolutely NO room to see him by the time we got down there....More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 942MargaretM
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Chloe D
January 17, 2018|
Response from greenspratley | Reviewed this property |
The Wax Works, Ripley’s Believe it or Not and the Undersea Gardens.
Bob S
December 29, 2017|
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Response from greenspratley | Reviewed this property |
You can buy your 3-way pass at any of the three sites. I don’t remember the cost, but you should be able to find it online.
December 28, 2016|
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Response from JVKoe | Reviewed this property |
It was open when I was a kid in the early 80's.