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Review of Ripley's Aquarium

Ripley's Aquarium
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Ripley's Aquarium Myrtle Beach Admission
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Owner description: Glide on 330ft moving path beneath the Dangerous Reef! TOUCH sharks, stingrays, hermit crabs & jellies! Experience a world of eels, colorful fish, mermaids & poisonous predators! NOW OPEN - Glass Bottom Boat Adventure! Ripley's Myrtle Beach offers 5 unique attractions open 365 days a year. Don't miss all the fun!
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Stroller parking, Food available for purchase, Stairs / elevator, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
Nowata, Oklahoma
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“spent a rainy afternoon here”
Reviewed June 28, 2013

My 12 year old girls wanted to see the live mermaid show. They weren't impressed with the mermaids but loved the moving sidewalk that took you through the aquarium. There were a few things to do after viewing the main aquarium but it only took about an hour to complete. Kind of pricey but no more so than any other tourist attraction.

Visited June 2013
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Bethany M, Public Relations Manager at Ripley's Aquarium, responded to this review, April 10, 2016
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Elmhurst, Illinois, United States
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“Swimming with the stingrays.”
Reviewed June 28, 2013

We had a wonderful time at the aquarium. My kids had the opportunity to swim with the stingrays and get a behind the scenes tour. Our tour guide was very entertaining and knowledgeable. Alexi then took them into the water to swim and snorkel with the stingrays. I thought that she gave each child enough time in the water. The experience was a total of 2 hours. The package include: entry to the aquarium, behind the scenes tour, CD with pictures, a T-shirt and bag. The kids loved it and I thought it was worth the price. I was able to find a coupon online. The aquarium itself is very cute, but a little small. The tunnel under the shark tank was amazing. It seemed to get very crowded around noon. I would suggest arriving right at opening to fight the crowds.

Visited June 2013
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Corey H, Public Relations Manager at Ripley's Aquarium, responded to this review, April 15, 2016
Thank you for visiting Ripley's... I'm so glad you had a good time. Thanks for taking the time to review us! We hope you will visit again soon!
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From the South
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40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Great visit!”
Reviewed June 27, 2013

Love the aquarium! Favorite part is the tunnel! Love coming here just wish it was bigger!!! Come here every year and I do recommend it!!!

Visited June 2013
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Bethany M, Public Relations Manager at Ripley's Aquarium, responded to this review, April 15, 2016
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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228 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Very fun, but small”
Reviewed June 27, 2013

Great tunnel under the shark tank. Have been to bigger aquariums that charged lower admission though. It was pretty small....you can do it in a couple of hours max, even with smaller kids. TIP: Search for a coupon online or at your hotel before you go.

Visited June 2013
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Rutherford, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
“Amazing glass tunnel under aquarium”
Reviewed June 26, 2013

kids and adults can touch live fish and stingrays, and it's located on an artificial lake surrounded by a boardwalk full of restaurants, stores, kids carrousels, movie theaters, etc.

Visited June 2013
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Corey H, Public Relations Manager at Ripley's Aquarium, responded to this review, April 15, 2016
Thank you for visiting Ripley's... I'm so glad you had a good time. Thanks for taking the time to review us! We hope you will visit again soon!
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