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Skip the Ticketing Line: Aquarium of the Pacific General Admission Ticket

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Skip the Ticketing Line: Aquarium of the Pacific General Admission Ticket

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Overview

Visit sharks, penguins and puffins with admission to the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, and explore 19 wildlife habitats from every corner of the world’s largest ocean. Slip beneath a full-sized model of a blue whale, and catch the eye of a fierce leopard shark. Travel from a Sea of Cortez kelp forest to the ice-crusted waters off Northern Japan; watch sea horses play in a tropical lagoon, pet a shark in a kid-friendly touch tank and listen to the eerie melodies of an undersea whale song. Keeping our guests and staff safe is our top priority. We are limiting the number of visitors, requiring advance timed reservations, and managing traffic flow to ensure social distancing, requiring face coverings and temperature checks, providing numerous hand-sanitizing stations, and much more.
  • General admission to the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach
  • Learn all about the marine life of the Pacific Ocean, the planet’s largest ocean
  • Travel from the waters of Alaska to California to Micronesia
  • See seals, sea lions, otters, sharks, tropical fish, sea stars, an octopus and more
  • Babies! Opening May 27th - Meet the newest members of the Aquarium family and discover how they hold the key to our future. From rescued sea otters, mesmerizing little cuttlefish, and miniature sea jellies to tiny translucent fish and a young desert tortoise, experience the heart-warming joy of baby animals while learning their fascinating behavior and biology, how we care for them, threats to their survival, and what their future means for their species and our ocean planet.
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Children under the age of 3 are free
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Optional aquarium activities such as purchasing nectar to feed the lorikeets
Behind the Scenes Tours and Harbor Cruises may be purchased at the Information Desk upon arrival
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair and stroller accessible
  • Wheelchairs available at the Information Desk
  • Visitors Guides available in English and Spanish
  • Map Translations available at Information Desk in: Cambodian Chinese French German Italian Japanese Korean Russian Vietnamese
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Convenient parking available for $8 with Aquarium validation.
  • Tickets are valid for a year from purchase date. TO CHANGE YOUR DATE OR TIME OF VISIT go the the Aquarium's website to create a new free reservation. Your tickets will scan on your new date and/or time.
  • Most travelers can participate
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This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

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    The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
    Q:
    What are the opening hours of the Aquarium of the Pacific?
    A:The Aquarium is open every day except Dec. 25th. Hours are 9 am to 6 pm Mon-Thur and 9 am to 8 pm Fri-Sun.
    Jun 2021
    Q:
    What is the address of the Aquarium of the Pacific?
    A:The Aquarium of the Pacific is located at 100 Aquarium Way Long Beach, CA 90802.
    Jun 2021
    Q:
    Is there parking available at the Aquarium of the Pacific?
    A:The parking structure for the Aquarium is steps away on the water side of Shoreline Drive between Chestnut Place and Aquarium Way. The fee is $8.00 for the day with Aquarium validation.
    Jun 2021
    Q:
    Can I take public transportation to the Aquarium of the Pacific?
    A:The Aquarium is located half a mile from the Transit Mall in downtown Long Beach which makes for a 10 minute downhill walk to the Aquarium from the Blue line and major bus lines. Alternatively, you may take Long Beach Transit’s FREE Passport bus.
    Jun 2021
    Q:
    How can I get from the Transit Mall to the Aquarium?
    A:From the Transit Mall at Pine and 1st St, head South on Pine Ave. (towards the water) Turn right at The Paseo. Turn left at Aquarium Way.
    Jun 2021
    Q:
    Are food/drink available in the Aquarium?
    A:Café Scuba, serving a variety of sandwiches, salads, burgers, pizza, and more, provides a relaxed atmosphere overlooking the Seals & Sea Lions exhibit. (Food/drink are not included in admission.)
    Jun 2021
    Q:
    Are there vegetarian options available at the Aquarium?
    A:Yes, there are vegetarian options available at Café Scuba.
    Jun 2021
    Q:
    Can I participate in animal encounters in the Aquarium of the Pacific?
    A:Animal Encounters with Sharks & Rays, Seals & Sea Lions, Penguins, or Feathered Friends are available for an add'l fee. Encounters require a 48-hour advance reservation. Please call the Aquarium at the phone number on your ticket for more details.
    Jun 2021
    Q:
    Can I participate in feeding the animals at the Aquarium of the Pacific?
    A:Yes - You can feed brine shrimp to the Moon Jellys or feed nectar to the Lorikeets in the Lorikeet Forest. There is a nominal fee for each feeding experience.
    Jun 2021
    Q:
    Is the Aquarium of the Pacific handicap accessible?
    A:The Aquarium of the Pacific and its exhibits are wheelchair accessible. Wheelchairs are available for check out free of charge at the Information Desk.
    Jun 2021
    Q:
    Can I bring a service animal into the Aquarium of the Pacific?
    A:Service animals that accompany guests with disabilities are welcome, however, due to the nature of some exhibits, they may not be allowed in all areas.
    Jun 2021
    Q:
    Can I bring my small child with me to the Aquarium of the Pacific?
    A:Yes, children under 3 years old enjoy free admission with accompanying adult.
    Jun 2021
    Q:
    What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Skip the Ticketing Line: Aquarium of the Pacific General Admission Ticket?
    A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    See all safety measures taken by Skip the Ticketing Line: Aquarium of the Pacific General Admission Ticket.
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    What is the policy on sanitization during Skip the Ticketing Line: Aquarium of the Pacific General Admission Ticket?
    A:The policies on sanitization are:

    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    See all safety measures taken by Skip the Ticketing Line: Aquarium of the Pacific General Admission Ticket.

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    • "Definitely go in the morning before the crowds get there" See review
    • "I needed a wheelchair, and there was no charge for the use." See review
    • "For us 2 adults no kids, it was ok. We expected more." See review

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    star-5
    I love it
    Luis_C
    , Apr 2022
    The seal exhibe, we enjoyed them very much and also the sharks. The displays of all the different sea life awesome. Thank you
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    star-5
    Family Vacation
    A_S
    , Jul 2022
    Very Fun place to visit. With lots of animals. There is something for everyone. Parking is really Close
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    star-5
    Glad we got here early...
    Marilyn_G
    , Aug 2022
    Glad we got here early morning, it wasn’t over crowded and we got t to enjoy all the exhibits at ease.
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    star-5
    Fun time!
    Frank_H
    , Jul 2022
    If you love the ocean, you must visit to see what's in and around it! Check out the Lorakeets too!!!
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    star-4
    Neat experience
    Stacy_M
    , May 2022
    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.
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    star-5
    Great experience!
    Alyssa_Z
    , Jul 2022
    Very great experience! Would highly recommend to go. I went with my boyfriend and we have a great time together. You learn a lot and get to see all these different species. You get to touch stingrays, jellyfish, and star fish. Which was personally my favorite part.
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    star-5
    Beautiful and relaxing
    Helene_R
    , Jun 2022
    The vast array of creatures under water and in the water. But I especially liked the penguins and the lorikeets.
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    star-1
    I want a refund please...
    Martha_E
    , Sep 2022
    I want a refund please your site would not pul up my tickets while in line and I had to pay again I hope you would be professional enough and return my money without me having to dispute for services not rendered every time I would go to either pull up my tickets or download it would go to a page that said sorry try again later
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    star-5
    A day at the Aquarium
    Felicia_W
    , Aug 2022
    Had so much fun getting our stamps we collected though out the aquarium. The touch tabk are still super cool just like i remember from when i was a kid.
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    star-4
    A fun Nostalgic day
    JoNathan_A
    , Jul 2022
    Overall great experience, Animals we’re happy and healthy and inside a clean environment. I took a friend and it was a great place to experience with someone.
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    star-5
    Our family vacation
    Jeronimo_D
    , Jun 2022
    We had a great time! Our granddaughters loved the colorful aquariums. It was a great experience and we will definitely be back!
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    star-5
    It was fast and easy to...
    Miriam_A
    , Aug 2022
    It was fast and easy to get in since my tickets were already on my phone. I will definitely use Viator again.
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    star-5
    Definitely an experience...
    CorDarryl_H
    , Jun 2022
    Definitely an experience worth while and to share with others, I’d recommend this. Thank you viator.
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    star-1
    Wouldn’t go back
    Alice_K
    , May 2022
    Terrible. They hardly had any sea animals. It was mainly small fish and nothing interesting. Food was terrible frozen meals deep fried. Employees were also rude and all seemed to be annoyed with their job.
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    Average
    giselle_a
    , Aug 2022
    It was a smooth trip overall. Kids (toddlers) enjoyed watching the seals and the sand sharks..they enjoyed themselves throughout the tour.We spent around 2 hrs there.
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    star-5
    Teaching the next generation about sea life
    Kathy_O
    , Jul 2022
    The ability to touch starfish and see the octopus were highlights for the 3-year old niece I took. It was her first time to an aquarium and she was mesmerized by the exhibits.
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    star-5
    Excelente experience
    Ismael_V
    , May 2022
    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.
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    star-5
    My 2 year old had a...
    Celia_C
    , Jun 2022
    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.
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    star-5
    My kids dream visit!
    Kerry_V
    , May 2022
    We had a lovely time. The Aquarium was interesting and the displays attractive and full of information.
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    star-5
    Fantastic!
    Nicole_K
    , Jul 2022
    The aquarium is an extraordinary experience. There is a gorgeous array of sea life and lots of fun touch pools where you can actually touch Rays, jelly fish and small sharks. The bird exhibit is also fantastic. Lots of fun feeding them nectar. Also the Viator ticket service was excellent. I was able to find an early entry ticket time, not available on the aquariums main website.
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