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Aquarium of the Pacific
Aquarium of the Pacific

Aquarium of the Pacific

100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA, 90802

The Basics

At the aquarium you’ll meet a wide variety of fish and marine animals, from seahorses and starfish to turtles, seals, sharks, and even an octopus. Galleries and habitats include the Tropical Pacific, Northern Pacific, and Southern California and Baja, while additional exhibits such as Our Water Future educate the public about conservation.

With its waterfront location near Shoreline Village, the Aquarium of the Pacific is easy to visit during a day of sightseeing in Long Beach and Los Angeles. Purchase a skip-the-line ticket to save time, or opt for an LA sightseeing card if you’re planning to visit more attractions in the area.

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Skip the Ticketing Line: Aquarium of the Pacific General Admission Ticket
Skip the Ticketing Line: Aquarium of the Pacific General Admission Ticket
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$35.55 per adult
Traveler Favorite
Beautiful and relaxing
The vast array of creatures under water and in the water. But I especially liked the penguins and the lorikeets.
Helene_R, Jun 2022

Recent reviews from experiences in Long Beach

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Our family vacation
Jeronimo_D, Jun 2022
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We had a great time! Our granddaughters loved the colorful aquariums. It was a great experience and we will definitely be back!
star-5
My 2 year old had a...
Celia_C, Jun 2022
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My 2 year old had a blast! So much to see. Pack some snacks. Water or drink. Food is pricey in there which is the only bad part.
star-5
Easy day with the family
Robert_W, Mar 2022
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First experience at Aquarium of the Pacific. This was a bucket list for our family that was long over do. Entrance was so easy and our expectations were met.
star-5
Definitely an experience...
CorDarryl_H, Jun 2022
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Definitely an experience worth while and to share with others, I’d recommend this. Thank you viator.
star-5
Excelente experience
Ismael_V, May 2022
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Took less than five minutes to get into the aquarium, no hassles at all. Purchasing was a breeze! The attractions were nice overall the family enjoyed the visit.
star-5
My kids dream visit!
Kerry_V, May 2022
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We had a lovely time. The Aquarium was interesting and the displays attractive and full of information.
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My friends and I loved...
Rodolfo_B, Jan 2022
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My friends and I loved the Aquarium of the Pacific. I loved doing business with visitor. Fast and reliable service.
star-4
Neat experience
Stacy_M, May 2022
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We got to pet the stingray’s, that was pretty cool! Would have loved to had seen more than one sea otter, but the one that was there was adorable. Great place to visit, lots of fish to see.
star-5
I love it
Luis_C, Apr 2022
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The seal exhibe, we enjoyed them very much and also the sharks. The displays of all the different sea life awesome. Thank you
star-5
Great!
Karly_R, Apr 2022
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Great day for the whole family! Just enough exhibits to keep kids entertained. Got pretty crowded even for a Wednesday.
star-4
The layout, organization...
Crystal_B, Apr 2022
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The layout, organization and the beauty of the place was incredible and the theater was amazing, if we're ever in the area will totally come back.
star-4
enjoyable time
Susan_B, Apr 2022
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We loved the many kinds and sizes of rays and hands-on experiences. The many sizes and displays of jellyfish were beautiful. We had a nice time.
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Things to Know Before You Go

  • The aquarium is ideal for animal lovers and families with children.

  • There is an on-site café for snacks and light meals.

  • The complex is accessible to wheelchairs and strollers; guests can borrow wheelchairs for no fee.

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How to Get There

The Aquarium of the Pacific is located on Aquarium Way at Long Beach’s Rainbow Harbor. It’s a 10-minute walk from the downtown Transit Mall, and the city’s Passport bus line stops outside. If you’re driving, there is paid parking in the aquarium’s parking structure.

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When to Get There

The aquarium is open from 9am to 6pm every day of the year. It’s the busiest on weekends and in summer, so if you’re visiting during one of those times, go in the morning to avoid the crowds. On weekdays, school groups often visit until the early afternoon. Check the aquarium’s online calendar for annual events such as Shark Lagoon Nights and a children’s festival.

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Aquarium Experiences

In addition to the exhibits, the aquarium offers a variety of activities that provide a more in-depth look at the animals and the facility. For additional fees, you can take a behind-the-scenes tour (guests must be at least 7 years old), participate in an animal encounter with penguins or sea lions, or even head out to sea on a dolphin- and whale-watching cruise.

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Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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