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A nice visit

My wife and I attended the Aquarium on Veterans Day. The Oregon Coast Aquarium was very classy in... read more

Reviewed yesterday
morodmt
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Dallas, Oregon
Not a bad aquarium.

It is very nicely laid out. Fun to go through the glass tunnels. They need more variety and to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
V867BFrayc
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Camas, United States
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I attended the Aquarium on Veterans Day. The Oregon Coast Aquarium was very classy in letting vets in for free, and their family members for %10 off. Thank you.

They have a nice variety of sea life, etc. We enjoyed walking through the sea tubes the best. It was great just standing there watching the fish swim all around us. Outside they have nice decks over looking the estuary. While not much was going on, they had great views.

The only drawback I can see, is the expense for a family to see this. It seems a little high. But overall, a nice visit.

Thank morodmt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Serious road trip to the coast. Had to go see where Free Willy's home was. Had to spend many hours watching him on his web cam when my girls were growing up. Nothing was posted about him... Nothing. Very disappointed.

1  Thank chipworkman
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is very nicely laid out. Fun to go through the glass tunnels. They need more variety and to change the displays around more. Once you go a couple of time it gets old.

Thank V867BFrayc
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Aquarium is awesome no matter what time of year you visit. The volunteers are wonderful - there is plenty to learn and around Christmas time, it's magical!

Thank mpP7536PH
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to the aquarium over the years probably 5 or 6 times and like how the exhibits change. I wish the cost was a little more reasonably priced, it's getting quite expensive even just for 2 tickets is close to $50. Even taking your time you can easily see everything in a couple hours. I was lucky enough to go back when Keiko the Killer Whale was there and that was worth the cost of admission then. We don't go as often now because of the price. Be sure to go on a nice day so you can spend time outside in the exhibits. Those are some of my favorites, well that and Passages of the Deep. That's always amazing in itself! :-)

Thank rosepetalsbeck
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I thought this aquarium did a great job with all the interactions especially for children. I enjoyed the shipwreck part, of course the otter, harbor seals, and the passages of the deep. I didn't enjoy the aviary and I thought the jellyfish display was disappointing.

Thank Hazel W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited on a sunny, glorious day in October and it was worth every bit of the $23 entrance fee per person. For a family, this could be a little pricey, but the kids (and adults) will love it.

There's a lot to see and this place does a great job of incorporating all Oregon coastal life into its exhibits. Everyone loves the seals and the gigantic fish tanks are truly an amazing way to get up close with all kinds of fish and sharks. Don't forget to see the short, but entertaining show with the pelicans. Too many other exhibits to mention, but all are interesting and full of useful information.

Thank Alverda3
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Oregon Coast Aquarium is wonderful! A true exploration of the ocean's beautiful and exotic sea life, and some interesting birds from around the area! The puffin is my favorite!

Thank Vicki P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a well oriented aquarium, though it's not big in size but it worth visiting, this Aquarium is rather in educational and awareness side rather than displaying the marine species, kids loves it

Thank khalid4kac
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would guess that this is the #1 visited paid attraction in Lincoln County. The aquarium is a must see when you are the coast. The attraction has more than just the marine exhibits, but there is a story of the marine life as you go through the attraction. You follow the signage first to a room called Sandy Shores, which educates on the intertidal zone of the beach marine life and ecosystem. There is a touch pool! Then on to Rocky Shores, educating on the area between the beach and the near shore Coastal Waters. Numerous Jellies! Finally, to the off shore areas and Passages of the Deep. Exterior areas include otters, seals, turkey vultures, a octopus cave, aviary for shore and sea birds, etc. WOW. You will see so much marine life that you will never see or experience without going to the aquarium.

There is a cafe and kids play area as well

Thank COO-TravelGuy
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