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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What can you not say about this aquarium it is the best one I have ever been too ever the staff are really friendly and attentive which excellent knowledge about fish etc. The jellyfish area is unbelievable and spectacular and they have a huge glassed area with shoals of fish ,sharks,turtles and other fish on view which again is unbelievable. If your in the Monterey area you must visit this attraction as you will never see anything like this anywhere in the world

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank PaulCrosthwaite
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A huge complex, steeped in history. Fairly pricey, then again California is not cheap anywhere. Impressive range of animals, very good for children. Give yourself at least 3 hours for your visit. Only downside was penguin enclosure a little small for number of birds within (in my view). Friendly, informative staff.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Alex C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed an afternoon visit to Monterey Aquarium. There is a very impressive array of displays, from plankton and molluscs to the big ocean tanks and the sea otters. Excellent educational value.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank A1430XKjamesr
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun. Lots to see. Lots of exhibits. Staff was cery courteous and helpful. Always a fun place to visit

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank C W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice aquarium. Well laid out. Nice food court. Displays are good. I didn’t see that audio tour was available. Sardine industry captured well. Best jellyfish portion I have ever seen. Many species

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank mrprudent1
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