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

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Long Beach, United States
Skip the Ticketing Line: Aquarium of the Pacific General Admission Ticket

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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
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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.
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    Are there vegetarian options available at the Aquarium?
    A:Yes, there are vegetarian options available at Café Scuba.
    Jun 2021
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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.
    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


    294 Reviews

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    My friends and I loved...
    , Jan 2022
    My friends and I loved the Aquarium of the Pacific. I loved doing business with visitor. Fast and reliable service.
    Fun and Fins in Long Beach
    , Dec 2021
    Aquarium was very well set up and loved the penguins and seals/sea lions! It was a great way to spend a few hours with the family.
    Very convenient
    , Dec 2021
    Very convenient to book through Viator. Aquarium website sold out on the time we wanted but Viator had it and we didn’t have to go through the ticket kiosk.
    Beautiful place, very...
    , Nov 2021
    Beautiful place, very informative and educational. We had lot of fun. My 10 years old granddaughter learned a lot àbout different sea animals and asked when can we come back again.
    Friendly and crowded walk
    , Nov 2021
    The experience it’s nice people are friendly. The walk of the Tour to see is a little short and crowded. Also a lil pricey for the time being in there.
    According to the Pacific
    , Nov 2021
    Hugs and kisses And butt grabsAnd the crabs and fishFood visualsBirds people watchingIs weather conditions great
    Perfect day
    , Nov 2021
    The staff is really nice and explain everything to you. Very clean and we had a lot of fun. We enjoyed stamping the book for our memories.
    I love the aquarium of the pacific
    , Oct 2021
    My son learned so much about sea life very educational and fun all at the same time. Also getting to touch the sea creatures was amazing there so well behaved.
    2nd Anniversary Trip!
    , Oct 2021
    My husband and I had our first real outing at the aquarium over 5 years ago and we decided to add a visit for our wedding anniversary trip! This was an easy way to ensure a fun trip without having to wait in line!
    Waste of money
    , Oct 2021
    I wasn’t very pleased with this experience i spent $80 on 2 tickets to be there for only an hr or so. Wasn’t much to see i won’t be coming back .

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