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Aquarium of the Pacific

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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.
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100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802-8126
+1 562-590-3100
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Reviewed 2 days ago

First bit of advice is if you go during the week there will most likely be some sort of field trips there with screaming children. They really can't help themselves. If you want a quieter time go in the afternoon. I spent about 2.5 hours...More

Thank Becky870
Reviewed 2 days ago

amazing wave fish and tropical fish tanks. Could spend the whole day at these two only. If you want relaxed activity this should be your first choice. Please save our oceans!

Thank AlwaysDream
Reviewed 3 days ago

The aquarium has an amazing collection of fish and animals of the Pacific region. I visited on a day when it was pouring with rain in Long Beach so some of the outdoor attractions were given scant attention. I loved the sharks and the huge...More

Thank Honeypot54321
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing thanks, amazing fish. So much to see. Had to walk through it twice. Took over 3 hours. Sea otter show is a must. They even do tricks. If over 3 hours, parking garage ticket can be validated for $8. Recommend downloading map guide. Very...More

Thank samanthao520
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came on a rainy day. All the exhibits were open except the bird area. It was not busy at all. Very enjoyable. The staff were friendly and informative.

Thank Lewy34951
Reviewed 5 days ago

Aquarium of the Pacific is a nice day trip when added to the local shops and seeing the lighthouse. There is a parking structure across the street that you pay for (don't recall how much but they do take cards). It's a pretty busy aquarium...More

Thank Jraejen
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

OMG!! So much fun, and so much to do, I didnt want to leave! My boyfriend had to drag me out, lol we will be back for sure!!

Thank jessrichardson93
Reviewed 6 days ago

Aquarium collection is good..We have spent around 3 hrs in here..neatly maintained by the staff..description of the individual displays is nice and worth reading..recommended for kids & families..aquarium is located in a beautiful locality..Collection of soft toys , key-chains etc. at the inside store is...More

Thank Premchand_N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is parking available across the street and the aquarium has a great variety of fish and sea creatures you can pet. It's in a great location and average price of entry.

Thank Charleigh H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Following the recommendation of a few local people we elected to visit the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific during our stay in L.A. The entry fee was a bit of a shock, $100 U.S for a family of four, food and snacks inside are...More

Thank LCL52552
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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 Sasmo17 | 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