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Oregon Coast Aquarium

Features Animals
2820 SE Ferry Slip Rd, Newport, OR 97365-5269
+1 541-867-3474
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Fun for adults and kids

We took our two girls (5 and 2) up to Newport for the aquarium. They had a total blast! The shark... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Medford, Oregon
via mobile
Very nice aquarium but expensive.

You can see everything twice in about 2 hours here. With 2 adults and 3 children it cost us around... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Camas, Washington
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The Oregon Coast Aquarium is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization located in Newport, on the beautiful Oregon Coast. Our mission is to create unique and engaging experiences that connect you to the Oregon coast and inspire ocean conservation. The Aquarium is a living classroom for all learning styles and ages. As one of Oregon's top tourist attractions, the Aquarium is a vital educational resource for the state, with over 40,000 students visiting the Aquarium each year. The Aquarium strives to be a center of excellence for ocean literacy and plays an active role in conservation and animal rehabilitation efforts.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea otters” (153 reviews)
“shark tunnel” (59 reviews)
“fish” (315 reviews)
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2820 SE Ferry Slip Rd, Newport, OR 97365-5269
+1 541-867-3474
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our two girls (5 and 2) up to Newport for the aquarium. They had a total blast! The shark tunnel is fun and the exhibits are interesting and some are just plain beautiful. Worth the trip!

Thank KMCole
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can see everything twice in about 2 hours here. With 2 adults and 3 children it cost us around $91 to get in. I thought the price was steep for the size of the aquarium. It wasn't huge, but the exhibits are very good....More

Thank Krause81055
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always enjoy going to the aquarium. Unfortunately, we can't go often because it is pretty expensive, but okay for an occasional treat.

Thank AlanaD001
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose a rainy day to visit the aquarium, as it offers amazing things at the coast, and out of the rain. I hadn't been there since Keiko was in residence, but the Mr. had driven a busload of kids over on a school outing...More

Thank Jeanier34
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had visited this Aquarium many years ago. It was fun and educational to come back. Can’t be sure but they may have some new or refurbished exhibits. It took us about two hours to see just about everything inside but it was too rainy...More

Thank WYOfoodie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was a bit concerned as this is not a very huge Aquarium, at least what I'm used to in bigger cities. It did not need to be! What a great time! I am terrified of sharks so walking through the Shark Tank tunnel was...More

Thank Kristin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here as part of a family vacation. The kids loved it and the adults did as well. Wonderful exhibits allowed us to see all the animals easily and the educational signage was very good. The only downside was that we were not expecting...More

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My mom and I wandered through the week before Thanksgiving. It was our first visit, and we were just delighted! The grounds are absolutely stunning and peaceful. We loved the labels on all of the plants and trees. We could see the lights ready for...More

Thank ilovetrucks90
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to see ocean creatures up close and personal, this is the place to go. BUT plan to fork out "Disneyland" prices as this place tries to gouge the public. Between the exhorbanent admission, they wil try to sell you a commemorant photo...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to take kids of all ages including yourself. Educational for all ages. Lots of great exhibits indoor and outdoors. A great place to visit when the beaches and tide pools might be a bit too windy , rainy, or cold.

Thank CalvinDudley
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Charlotte R
6 September 2017|
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Response from Maria W | Reviewed this property |
I'm really sorry I don't know about cheaper times to go hit I'm sure there was a discount for seniors !
23 May 2017|
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Response from Katerina S | Reviewed this property |
That exhibit is absolutely breathtaking! Several types and large tanks with very large viewing windows!
Areli G
29 April 2017|
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Response from Becklab | Property representative |
Hi Areli G, As most have mentioned, much of our facility is located indoors. We do have our large marine mammals, sea otters, turkey vultures and sea bird aviary located outdoors. We can assist with umbrellas as well as... More