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Ripley's Aquarium

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Address: 1110 Celebrity Cir, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-7465
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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, 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!

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Great family destination

We have visited the aquarium many times and each time is a new adventure. The hands on items for the kids is wonderful! Christmas 2016 it was beautiful, there were Christmas Trees... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have visited the aquarium many times and each time is a new adventure. The hands on items for the kids is wonderful! Christmas 2016 it was beautiful, there were Christmas Trees decorated in every state in the US with the theme from each state. They were wonderful to enjoy! The walk through tunnel is the best, a great location... More 

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The exhibits are awesome, however for the price there should be a few more. The reef exhibit is absolutely beautiful.

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I took my grandkids to see the mermaids and they loved it. I then saw the "swim with the stingrays" ad and decided it was the perfect rainy day activity. They had a great time. Amanda had a very informative behind the scenes tour and the kids loved seeing the jelly fish. Then they got dresses and got in the... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth the time and money.Good for kids but also for adults. Even if you have been to another location they are changing things all the time.

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Park City, Kansas
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here on a rainy day with friends on a girls trip. It was pretty expensive for what you got. LOTS of add-ons but we didn't do these. Was more of a good place to take a school field trip. Which there were a lot of!!

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My favorite part was the jellyfish tunnel and getting to touch them! My kids loved all the fish. There is a lot of.walking. Took us about 2 hours to walk through.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A rip off... not worth the time or money my five-year-old was bored in twenty minutes.............thought it would be more exciting

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Thank Danny F
Manning, South Carolina
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful truip to Ripleys for the whole family. childred were able to touch the manta ray fish. Flourescent jelly fish were amazing. They will always remember this trip.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We love visiting Ripley's Aquarium. It's always a great time and so neat to see everything up close. It was very crowded this particular trip but still very worth it.

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Thank Kristin M
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My husband and I had a lot of fun! Took us about an hour to do the whole thing. The fish looked well taken care of and all the employees seemed happy.

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