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Fun, wonder and education come together at the South Carolina Aquarium. See a rare albino American alligator, get hands-on at the Touch Tank, marvel at the sharks in the Great Ocean Tank, come face-to-face with rays in the Shallows, or see our brand...more
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Prices were high but it was a great experience! I took my 1, 3, 5, and 12 year old and they loved it. The touch tank was neat and they also enjoyed feeding the sting rays. The sea lion show was cute. We missed 2...More
We went on a rainy Friday and were pleasantly surprised at how amazing this Aquarium is. They have great staff - and the volunteers are extraordinary. We saw an educational presentation at the large tank, and the diver was interacting with visitors and even played...More
We love the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston, SC ... we go there as often when we can and for sure on rainy days. We always see something new and the Kids can touch Animals and learn so much about them ...
This is a nice aquarium to walk around in. Lots of local and global sea life. We spent a few hours here and at one point were asked if we would like to take a "backstage" tour where we went to the top of the...More
I was bouncing back n forth between a 3 and 4 rating because $30 per person is too much for such a small aquarium. But when you factor in the location on the water and the friendliness of the staff walking around I narrowly bumped...More
We visited this terrific aquarium on a very rainy day, so we took our time to explore all of the exhibits. The various put on by the staff were interesting and very professionally done. The staff certainly enjoys their jobs as evidenced by their enthusiasm...More
The main feature of this aquarium is a 42-foot deep fish tank that is about 30 feet wide by 25 feet long. This immense tank holds over 400 local-type fish, including one amazing loggerhead turtle. One of the friendly guides, Lindsay, took us “behind the...More
After reading reviews we were torn on whether it would be worth the $29 per person to attend. We don’t have children so it was just two adults. I read up on Trip Advisor and we almost didn’t go based on a few reviews... I...More
Date of experience: December 2018
Footprints817405, Public Relations Manager at South Carolina Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your thoughtful review! It sounds like you experienced everything the South Carolina Aquarium has to offer. We're so glad you glad to enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon!
Had a blast seeing the different kinds of species that live in our oceans, especially here in the low country! The staff was very friendly and helpful. The feeding of the sting rays was quite the experience and even freaked out to the point of...More