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Ripley's Aquarium

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Address: 1110 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Phone Number: +1 843-916-0888
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Tue 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wed - Thu 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Mon 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Glide on 330ft moving path beneath the Dangerous Reef! TOUCH sharks &...

Glide on 330ft moving path beneath the Dangerous Reef! TOUCH sharks & stingrays! EXPERIENCE a world of eels, colorful fish, mermaids & poisonous predators! NOW OPEN - Planet Jellies!

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Aquarium

This is a nice place to visit especially if you have smaller kids. My wife and I visited it and was only there for about an hour. If you have smaller kids you will probably be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed today
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Pennington Gap, Virginia
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Pennington Gap, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This is a nice place to visit especially if you have smaller kids. My wife and I visited it and was only there for about an hour. If you have smaller kids you will probably be in here for several hours due to kid friendly exhibits.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We went in to escape some evening storms. It's small but nice. Neat features such as shark tank and glass bottom boat. Can probably see everything in less than 90 minutes.

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north carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

First - always ask if there is a military, police or fireman discount. It saved us about half of the cost. Also go either early in the day or later as mid day there are way too many people. I don't know what the person who said there weren't any stairs is talking about as there were plenty of stairs.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I didn't realize it was geared toward kids mostly. The shark experience is really cool though and the jellies but that's kinda it. My husband and I went through it all in about 45 minutes. It's pretty small

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Thank Charlene R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family and I really enjoyed this aquarium, but especially my daughter who loves all animals. It costs us $70 (2 adults and 1 child) but was worth it to us. It's not a very large aquarium, but it's still nice and has a lot of nice features/exhibits. Gift store is nice too with a lot of items ranging from... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The aquarium had a diverse group of aquatic animals and several activities to keep the kids busy. I would have given it a higher review but the price is a bit steep for the size.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have kids of all ages from adult children to teenagers to 6 year old and everyone loved the aquarium! A MUST SEE! We went early in the morning to miss the large crowds so it was great!

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Thank J-Lyn P
Carrboro, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You pay a lot of money but the place is quite small for what you pay. They need to make it bigger it is nice experience.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This has to be my favorite part about the beach. It was a little crowded but not too bad. All exibits are excellent and the large tank with the conveyor belt that you ride is awesome. Worth every dime spent. I took a fair amount of pictures but I'm not posting them because you need to go see for yourself!!!

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were looking for a fun afternoon adventure out of the sun. It takes about 2 hours to go through. We got there at 5:15. We tried to make it to the 5:30 Mermaid show but it was to full. We did get to watch them throw food in for some animals. We were trying to find certain places on... More 

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