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Oregon Undersea Gardens

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250 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4535
+1 541-265-2206
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Not really worth it.

If you buy the 3 attraction pass for Ripley's and the wax works then I would go see it, but really... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2014
Fort McMurray, Canada
Nice view but not really worth the money

If you're going to spend the money to go somewhere to look at fish, just spend the money and go to... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2014
Salem, Oregon
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“Worth seeing, but not outstanding.”
Aug 13, 2017
“Very Small Aquarium and Large Gift Shop”
250 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4535
+1 541-265-2206
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Reviewed August 23, 2014

If you buy the 3 attraction pass for Ripley's and the wax works then I would go see it, but really it's like looking at a fish tank at home, not much to be seen. Very dated and only takes about 5 mins before your...More

1  Thank susie2275
Reviewed July 31, 2014

If you're going to spend the money to go somewhere to look at fish, just spend the money and go to the Aquarium. The undersea gardens is just a dark, damp dirty room, and yes you can see fish but the experience just isn't worth...More

1  Thank HappyFeet279
Reviewed July 24, 2014

This attraction offers live shows with a scuba diver showing you many types of local marine life. The narration is informative, and it's interesting to see the rather lethargic fish come to life when the diver enters the tank.

1  Thank Applethecat
Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

The best time we had in Newport! The kids loved the eel and Octopus! You can visit several times a day and watch the show . It is educational and really fun to watch the diver pet the fish just hanging around her.

Thank realtortothestars
Reviewed July 13, 2014

My grandchildren really enjoyed the dive show, the diver and narrator made it a lot of fun for them. There is not a lot of items in the "hands on" portion of the Undersea Gardens but what was there was fun for the kids.

Thank Linda T
Reviewed July 13, 2014

You walk on this ship and WOW hello Fish. it to is Dark so hold hands. when we were there they wouldn't let us take pictures but you do feel like you are under the water. so make sure you can do close to others...More

Thank Poofulus2000
Reviewed July 13, 2014

Since the weather was poor, we made an impromptu stop here. Wish I had read the comments made by other reviewers. Among other things, both the cashier and brochure represented that there would be scuba diver in the tank with the fish and that there...More

1  Thank ElisePortlandOR
Reviewed July 5, 2014

If its a rainy day and you need to keep the kids busy, buy the combo pass to waste a few hours. My fiancé and I had no interest in wax works or Ripley's so spent the $12 for admission to just the gardens. After...More

Thank Arwen S
Reviewed June 28, 2014

We got the combo pass to 3 places; this was one of them. All you see is a diver going down a large aquarium showing you a few fish.

Thank JoeA336
Reviewed June 26, 2014

It was good for the price..kids loved it. There were a lot of different fish to look at, and hands on things for the kids to do.

Thank Kinda A
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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.
Samantha K
May 3, 2015|
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Response from GRWLR51 | Reviewed this property |
You shouldn't have a problem with a group that size. There is a sitting area for about 30 people to watch the show. They have a swimmer scuba dive and talk about the critters in the tanks. What you will see is standard year... More