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Aquarium of the Pacific

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Address: 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802
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+1 562-590-3100
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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Take a journey of discovery through the world’s largest ocean at the...

Take a journey of discovery through the world’s largest ocean at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California.

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US$30.56*
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Aquarium of the Pacific General Admission
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US$78.98*
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Do the Whale Watch, but Dress Warmly

Booking the whale watch through the Aquarium is just a few more dollars that outside vendors. We spent about an hour before and after the boat tour in the Aquarium. My boys (8 and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Westerville, Ohio
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Westerville, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Booking the whale watch through the Aquarium is just a few more dollars that outside vendors. We spent about an hour before and after the boat tour in the Aquarium. My boys (8 and 10) loved the aquarium, especially the touch tanks outside. The store is huge! We were there the week after Christmas, and it was very crowded. The... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The aquarium was a perfect rainy day activity. The building was a perfect size for a young family. Many of the exhibits were kid friendly. Be sure to visit the penguins! Fun and learning!

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Port Perry, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My daughter volunteers at the aquarium, so we have visited several times. It never gets boring! We love all of the exhibits, but Parker the Sea Lion and the penguins are my personal favorite. There is always tons to do and see, but I would recommend going during the week if you can to avoid some of the crowds.

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lots of interesting fishies, sharks, and my fave the baby jelly fish..those are worth the trip right there! No dolphines while I was there however..

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Birds combined with aquatic scenes offering all kinds of fascinating info about marine life and conservation. Best part looking a penguin eye to eye or is it the four year old looking at penguin from the bottom up

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Thank jfudge2016
Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went during the week to avoid the crowds on the weekends. Although it was busy with school children, there was plenty of things to see and do. The displays were informative, colorful, and easy to read. The many different species of fish were informative too. We truly enjoyed all that we saw!

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La Puente, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I took our first child here when he was a little over 1 year old. He enjoyed all the attraction so much that when we had our second son, we decided to get a annual pass. Both boys enjoy coming to the Aquarium of the Pacific, especially the large tank in the lobby since some of the... More 

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A world class aquarium experience for all ages located next Shoreline Village in downtown Long beach.

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Orange County, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Wow very impressive exhibits and variety of sea creatures to see, we loved the sea otters and got to learn so much and when leaving the view is beautiful!

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Boise, Idaho, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a 4 o'clock flight out of town - Information desk will hold your luggage, so that's handy. It was a Saturday morning so it was a bit busy. Clean place, the staff is very friendly. We did not eat but noticed a few snack stops. The best part is the inside upstairs tanks. The sea lion was closed... More 

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