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Aquarium of the Pacific

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Open Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Aquarium of the Pacific General Admission
from US$ 29.95*
Aquarium of the Pacific General Admission
from US$ 29.95*
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“sea life”(187 reviews)
“small sharks”(40 reviews)
“school groups”(29 reviews)
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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100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802-8126
+1 562-590-3100
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to the Aquarium on one of the colder days during our weekend trip to Seal beach. My kids loved touching the jelly fish, sharks and stingrays. It was big enough to spend about 2-2.5 hours there, but not more than that. The sea-lion...More

Thank Elissa J
Reviewed 4 days ago

awesome to view everything but I found the school groups and crowds a bit much and it meant that we couldn't see things well at times. It was good to see everything though and well worth visiting

Thank Sonja I
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit very much! It was all very exciting! My husband was a bit disappointed he didn't get to see any larger sharks. It was very busy and crowded but we managed our way around to see everything.

Thank Buttegurl
Reviewed 5 days ago

Hands on with many different animals and great displays of others. The sea lions and seals were kids favorite. Mine was the sea otters. The bird exhibit was fantastic, they land on you and check you out for food. This is a great place to...More

Thank timg742
Reviewed 6 days ago

Loved this Aquarium. Had great views for the otter show which was adorable & educational. Lots of small but good exhibits. If you enjoy jellyfish, this is the place for you,

Thank joannkatz
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just made my first trip to the Aquarium of the Pacific. I was somewhat disappointed due to the cost to enter and for what was experienced. Yes, I enjoyed taking photos and the shark exhibit is very good, but don't expect it to be like...More

Thank karenhB3777MW
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What could be better than to visit the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach to celebrate one’s birthday.? A solo visit included the behind the scenes tour. A great guided tour on what goes on at the Aquarium. When checking in if it is...More

Thank Sandy W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fun aquarium to visit. There were several different displays and lots of hands on things to do as well. Was able to touch a jellyfish and thought that was super cool. Lots of fun things in the gift shop as well. Wish...More

Thank 801bdw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed walking g around the aquarium though wasnt expecting it to mostly be outside.lots of walking involved.

Thank kerry
Reviewed 1 week ago

The aquarium is located oceanfront, with a lot of restaurant around. There is a public parking across the aquarium. Beside the entrance fee, you can add 3D or 4d movie. We had the turtle one but I would skip it. The fun part was when...More

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14 June 2018|
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Response from venckman2017 | Reviewed this property |
Harbor Breeze Cruises, which operates next to the Aquarium, offers multiple whale watches daily, and is open almost every day. On very rare occasions they cancel due to weather or rough seas, but those times are few and far... More
29 March 2018|
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Response from manders2016 | Reviewed this property |
Actually, the city of Long Beach has a FREE "Passport bus service" that circulates to the tourist areas and downtown shopping.THere is a stop close to the Carnival cruise terminal, which is by the Queen Mary, and stops at... More
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7 March 2018|
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Response from Sas B | Reviewed this property |
Although I am disabled and walk with a cane I am relatively mobile. In the aquarium itself it is extremely friendly for a person who is in a wheelchair. However while I was there I did not go whale watching. I do apologize... More