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Address: 595 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2217
Phone Number: +1 805-772-7647
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This place is super small and in the words of my kiddo "it's kinda sad". It's not very maintained and pretty dark. The only thing liked was feeding the seals which was only 50... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 October 2016
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South Pasadena, California
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39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second time to see the "aquarium". It consists of two seals that you can buy bits of fish to feed them. The fish in tanks are laying on the bottom waiting to die. The few artifacts are not unusual...shark jaw, etc. You enter through a gift shop. I feel sorry for the seals

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Thank Toni I
Palmdale, California
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hard to understand the purpose of this place, the seals at the entrance are cute as they beg for food but their enclosure is small and sad to see. No life for a seal. The rest of the aquarium makes no sense really there is nothing worth seeing

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Thank Perzinabergina
Placentia, California
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81 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to many aquariums in my life, and I can honestly say that the fish here are some of the saddest, most depressed fish I've ever seen. Most of them seemed to be dead, but upon closer inspection I picked up a bit of movement here and there. They all seem to be suffering from boredom. I think... More 

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Thank Luciano L
Discovery Bay, California
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely small and run down. Heard there is plans to expand. Gift shop is small and not much to choose from. It's "NO" Monterey Bay Aquarium. Was disappointed. Entrance fee is very inexpensive though. Worth it for the glance.

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Thank divahm
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

This place is super small and in the words of my kiddo "it's kinda sad". It's not very maintained and pretty dark. The only thing liked was feeding the seals which was only 50 cents a bag. However the small cramped space they are kept in needs to be expanded desperately. The staff make it clear they were born into... More 

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Thank Mrspalzy
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38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Feeding the sea lions is still a lot of fun and a very inexpensive way to to entertain the whole family

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Thank Steven T
Northern Virginia
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57 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This place should be forced to release their animals. If Baltimore aquarium can release their captive raised dolphins then this place can release its marine animals as well. It is just so sad to hear the cries from these animals. I would never ever go in there. Just hearing the cries when you walk by is so sad. It is... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Worth a quick stop here while you are exploring Morro. Feed the seals. It only takes about 30 minutes to see everything here, but it supports a good cause. Then go eat a cool meal along the docks around the aquarium.

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Thank Jason M
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61 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

This little aquarium is...is...not worth the stop unless you're terribly bored. It used to be better but is now very run down. I feel bad for the seals inside.

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Thank crysroughgo
California
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

This was an awful place. It was dirty, small, dark, and crammed. My husband had to walk out because he could no stand the smell. Do not go here.

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