Ripleys Aquarium, Myrtle Beach
Ripleys aquarium have a good variety of marine animals including the leafy sea dragon, jelly fish, octopus, nurse sharks, green moray eels, sea turtle, piranhas, saw fish, beautiful brightly colored fish, and much more.
You could spend a few hours here or go quick. It just depends on how much you would like to look, listen, and learn while you are there.
They have living babies in incubators live on display which is very informative about baby animals and how they are born. Amazing Reef Tunnel it's the most interesting part of the aquarium.
It is an awesome 330 foot long moving sidewalk that takes you underneath and in the middle of a huge tank filled with fish, rays and sharks swimming all around you.
In this tunnel you have the option of walking or using the glide path. Ripley’s Aquarium contains two levels with plenty of aquatic activity to be found wherever you go.
You can pull it out of the water and hold a live horseshoe crab.
At some point a diver goes in the tank to feed the fish, also he will bring a ray around to make sure everyone get a chance to pet them.
The rays in the tank had their stingers removed so there is no danger of anyone getting hurt.
They have small area for several poisonous frogs and some lizards. When your done, on the way out you can buy souvenirs in the gift shop.
Ripleys aquarium it's very good learning, fun and educational place for your kids.
It is a bit pricey, but you and your family will have a great time.
Ask about discounts and check with your resort about offers before you pay full price.
Admission: Adults (12 years and older): $18.99; Children (ages 6-11): $9.99; Children (ages 2-5): $3.99; Children (under 2): free.
Phone: 1-800 734-8888
Address: Ripley's Aquarium, 1110 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, Sc 29577 (Located at Broadway at the Beach).
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