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Oregon Undersea Gardens

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Skip it and go watch the sea lions

Like the other 2 tourist trap places that are joint ventured with this place, they are all outdated... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Calgary, Canada
My granddaughter liked it....but

She enjoyed the diver showing off the crab and sturgeon....but, this place is very dated and... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
Dave A
Scappoose, Oregon
via mobile
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3 Sep 2018
“Skip it and go watch the sea lions”
15 Aug 2018
“My granddaughter liked it....but”
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250 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4535
+1 541-265-2206
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 April 2013

This is a great place to take your kids to. I think adults like it as well but I have been so many times I just enjoy seeing the kids become excited. If you purchase group tickets it is a little more affordable.

3  Thank Cathy O
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 15 August 2005

We recently visited Newport and bought a combo pass to three attractions: Undersea Gardens, Ripley's Believe it or Not and the Wax Museum. Ripley's Believe it or not and the Wax Museum were interesting (although some of the exhibits scared our young son!). Many of...More

25  Thank Bananagal_11
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Every time we visit Newport, we are 'required' to take the grandkids here. They especially love watching the scuba diver.

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Reviewed 4 September 2018

Like the other 2 tourist trap places that are joint ventured with this place, they are all outdated and extremely poor and smelly! The show was a joke although the guy had a sense of humour! Just old smelly and to be avoided!

Thank MissPeony
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

She enjoyed the diver showing off the crab and sturgeon....but, this place is very dated and extremely musty and moldy down below...we couldn't wait to get out of there The actual aquarium was so so...go to the Newport Aquarium or Hatfield marine center instead.

1  Thank Dave A
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Only went to the shop and not to the aquarium (more or less) that they have. They also have divers too, so I can not speak about that. Has many items for sale, definately for the tourist market. If you are looking for that, this...More

Thank packerbeer
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Been coming here for years. A few years ago it was so dirty you couldn't hardly see through the glass. The musty/mold smell was overpowering. We were going to skip it this time. But it's cheaper to see 3 attractions than two. So we went...More

3  Thank lscordis
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Traveling with family from out of town. Wish we would have just kept on driving. I am so disappointed that they would keep selling tickets to see the diver, when there was absolutely NO room to see him by the time we got down there....More

1  Thank 942MargaretM
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This is a wonderful family experience, seeing ocean life up close, and if you arrive at the right time you will get to see a diver showing an octopus and other animals through a window. The only bad part is, you have to go down...More

1  Thank Anna V
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

This is all part of the same outfit you purchase one ticket for an adult is about 25 bucks , you get to go to wax works, ripleys believe it or not, and undersea gardens . Try to time it for a dive tour ,...More

2  Thank 1Gemini_Chef
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I would have loved to seen this attraction. I didn't like that you had to buy a ticket that made you see Ripley's and Wax Museum in order to see this attraction. The gift shop was nice and offer alot of things.

Thank t0me0w4
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

I only went because it was part of the package deal with Ripleys and the Wax museum. Waste of time. Just sad. The little portholes you look through are all green and slimy so you can’t see much. It’s cramped and smelly.

2  Thank Henry B
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Chloe D
17 January 2018|
Response from greenspratley | Reviewed this property |
The Wax Works, Ripley’s Believe it or Not and the Undersea Gardens.
Bob S
29 December 2017|
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Response from greenspratley | Reviewed this property |
You can buy your 3-way pass at any of the three sites. I don’t remember the cost, but you should be able to find it online.
28 December 2016|
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Response from JVKoe | Reviewed this property |
It was open when I was a kid in the early 80's.