Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, Myrtle Beach

3.8
#1 of 9 in Parks in Myrtle Beach
Aquarium · Zoo / Aquarium
Home to more than 10,000 creatures, Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach offers interactive activities designed to teach the public about 350 different marine species. You can observe the underwater kingdom of sharks, or touch cownose and spotted eagle rays. The aquarium houses a discovery center, providing hands-on multimedia marine education classes for visitors of all ages. Don't miss a stop at the "living gallery," a presentation of undersea life that includes sea anemones, corals, jellies, octopuses, and sea dragons. Before you visit Myrtle Beach, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • I live near a sister Ripley's in Gatlinburg. We decided to check this one out to see the differences. Spoiler alert, there aren't many. That being said, it's still a wonderful aquarium with lots of...  more »
  • This was not my first visit but we haven’t been in a while. It’s always enjoyable for those who like nature. There is a nice variety of exhibits given its size. Great for smaller children. This is an....  more »
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  • Great location to take kids and enjoy an aquarium. There are several themes and the shark tank is very interesting. There is a moving conveyor to move you through the tanks. The sharks are also visible overhead for s really unique experience. It also possible to view the shark tank from the glass bottomed boat for an additional charge. There are shows with mermaids on the stingrays tank. Great gift shop and a concession area. It's a little pricey but the kids will absolutely love it. The ticket is good for all day. There is usually a discount coupon available in one of the coupon books from the area that will save around $3. I would definitely recommend this place. There are other great attraction and shopping directly in the area.
  • Was very impressed with the level of professionalism this particular aquarium displayed!! Staff was very nice and knowledgeable about all the animals on sight. Price for 2 people to get in was around 60.00. Be aware of all the extras they try to get you to do for instance to go through shark tunnel was part of the admittance fee but if you want to view sharks from above they want to charge you a extra almost 30.00 I thought that was excessive!! Other then that was a great place to go.

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