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Aquarium of the Pacific

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100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802-8126
+1 562-590-3100
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Take a journey of discovery through the world’s largest ocean at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea life” (167 reviews)
“small sharks” (36 reviews)
“sea world” (53 reviews)
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100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802-8126
+1 562-590-3100
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is definitely the biggest aquarium I think I've ever been to. It was a bit confusing walking around inside as a lot of the entrances looked similar. I'm unsure if a map was available but we weren't given one, this probably would've helped. Was...More

Thank ChloeRachel92
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My son is a teen so it's not always easy to entertain or get him excited...we decided (I actually decided) to check out the LB aquarium and I was so impressed! There is so many interactive stations and a lovely mixture of exhibits...any age will...More

Thank Maui808Mama
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is the best aquarium I have been to! It is enormous with both outdoor and indoor sections. I love that the tanks are split up into zones so you learn what species are found where. We watched the sea lion show which was very...More

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was insanely hot outside and the aquarium was a great break from the heat. Of course in comparison with Atlanta it pales but still a nice reprieve. The sea lions were fun to watch and the shark tanks were neat to explore.

Thank Tanya L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went with extended family from San Francisco and thoroughly enjoyed it. There were 14 of us (8 adults & 6 kiddos ages 1 1/2 to 6 years old) Everyone had a blast! Will definitely do this again!

Thank jimandmarie2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

GREAT for kids of all ages. I've taken five year olds and 90-year-olds, and plenty of children, teens and adults in between. All loved the experience. We were members for several years and now go 2-3 times a year, if we see discounts. This was...More

Thank Jobeth M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place, with great tanks and touch tanks for kids. Whole place can comfortably be seen in. 1/2 day.

Thank Rene G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this place with our toddler daughter. Its a nice aquarium. There is a show going on at time we entered in which divers were in water and fishes were moving around them and we sat and watched it. There are penguins, sea lion...More

Thank Mansi_Vij
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the aquarium during Labor Day weekend and it was wasn't what I expected. For starters, the parking sucks. They have a shared parking lots with the Pike Outlets and it's pretty hectic getting in and unless you score a spot from someone that...More

Thank Cali_Belle87
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the Aquarium, it's so relaxing, very clean and beautiful exhibits. I go as often as I can to escape the heat and just watch the fishies swim. The jelly fish and sting ray exhibits are my absolute favorite, I have to visit these...More

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Alejandro M
27 July 2017|
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11 June 2017|
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Response from Tedd B | Reviewed this property |
At that time it will probably be pretty long. If possible, get there when the ticket office opens to avoid the long lines
Charlotte M
11 May 2017|
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Response from Munchkin208 | Reviewed this property |
The whale watching tour would be fine for a 2 year old - the downstairs indoor seating area is enclosed (no chance of falling overboard!) and has huge windows so you can still see really well.