Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach

4.4
Celebrate the diversity of the Pacific Ocean at Aquarium of the Pacific through its 19 major habitats and 32 exhibitions. From penguins to deep-water dwellers, this aquarium has more than 11,000 animals representing almost 500 species. It is also a home to year-round cultural events, marine science educational events, and conservation projects. The aquarium takes advantage of its coastal location by offering seasonal boat adventures for visitors to witness sea life first hand. These short cruises typically last for a little over two hours. If you prefer to stay on land, the aquarium offers indoor immersive experiences, such as animal encounters, scuba diving, and a behind-the-scenes tour. Add Aquarium of the Pacific and other attractions to your Long Beach trip itinerary using our Long Beach trip planner.
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  • You can knock this aquarium out in 90 minutes. Although full of fish, some of which are super cool, spend most of your time watching the Otters. We've been to many of the great US aquariums, and altho...  more »
  • I was visiting a friend in California and we took a day to go to the aquarium in Long Beach. They offered a senior discount for age 62 and over of $3 per ticket. They also offered a AAA discount but y...  more »
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  • My favorite part of everything was watching the big Huge Fish in the front Ive never seen one that big !, and the Big camouflaging Octopus, the Big Japanese Crab humongous ❤ I also loved seeing the seals how confidently they swim and how cute they get along with the Humans, the Sharks were good to view especially when they come up close to the glass, and the small 2 finger touch of the baby sharks were excellent. A side of that I took the cruise to go whale watching and the dolphins in Wide groups jumping up and down in the Ocean. Just Beautiful and amazing 👐🌊
  • Always an amazing other world to visit. Creatures that are awe inspiring to see on our own planet that look so alien. A helpful, knowledgeable, and friendly staff works all day to educate and inspire wonder in it's audience. The animals look happy and are in very diverse environments suited for their needs. This is one of my favorite places in the world. Very peaceful and serene.

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