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Aquarium of the Pacific

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Address: 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802-8126
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+1 562-590-3100
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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Take a journey of discovery through the world’s largest ocean at the...

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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US$30.56*
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Long Beach Downtown and Aquatic Park Segway Tour

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So much to see!

Wow very impressive exhibits and variety of sea creatures to see, we loved the sea otters and got to learn so much and when leaving the view is beautiful!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Muslimah S
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Orange County, California
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Orange County, California
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow very impressive exhibits and variety of sea creatures to see, we loved the sea otters and got to learn so much and when leaving the view is beautiful!

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Boise, Idaho, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a 4 o'clock flight out of town - Information desk will hold your luggage, so that's handy. It was a Saturday morning so it was a bit busy. Clean place, the staff is very friendly. We did not eat but noticed a few snack stops. The best part is the inside upstairs tanks. The sea lion was closed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a fun day spent in long Beach. Very informative. Enjoyed the port tour but the boat had a lot to be desired.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Some amazing displays here. Clean and well cared for in all aspects. The jelly fish displays are spectacular and quite mesmerising. A wonderful attraction

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Thank robem64
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I love aquariums, thus am a little snobby. If you are researching what to do in Long Beach, this is a good choice. However, if you are looking for the best aquarium in the world, this isn't it. The aquarium is clean, but a little small in some areas. I'm a sea otter lover, so was pretty excited to see... More 

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Ventura, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you use a wheelchair you will not be able to experience the touch tanks. They are not accessible. You can look from arar on some but not all can you even view the animals within. The childrens playground is off limits for disabled children as well.. This is a small aquarium but not easy to get around using mobility... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been to multiple aquariums and this one is among the best. Very informative displays. Interactive areas where the animals can be touched. If in the Long Beach area be sure to take this attraction in.

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Cape Vincent, New York, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A surprising size packed into a small space. Good for children. Check the internet for discounted admission tickets

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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Living in the Midwest, we found the Aquarium of the Pacific very interesting. We learned so much about the marine life on the West Coast. In the the Horses and Dragons exhibit the leafy sea-dragon was definetly weird in a good way. Lots of kids, but they didn't bother these three adults. We did catch one show which was at... More 

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pittsburgh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 very enjoyable hours . The aquarium has so many interactive opportunities all day long. Get the schedule and try to see as many as possible. We saw Scuba Divers in Blue Cavern, Otter show, and the feeding in the aquarium with scuba divers having select fish to hand feed . Many touching opportunies . We touched the... More 

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