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Oregon Undersea Gardens

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250 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4535
+1 541-265-2206
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Sad display

Been coming here for years. A few years ago it was so dirty you couldn't hardly see through the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
lscordis
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Ronan, Montana
So disappointing

Traveling with family from out of town. Wish we would have just kept on driving. I am so... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Margaret M
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Tigard, Oregon
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3 weeks ago
“Great Location”
Apr 30, 2018
“Really needs a update”
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250 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4535
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+1 541-265-2206
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Been coming here for years. A few years ago it was so dirty you couldn't hardly see through the glass. The musty/mold smell was overpowering. We were going to skip it this time. But it's cheaper to see 3 attractions than two. So we went...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Traveling with family from out of town. Wish we would have just kept on driving. I am so disappointed that they would keep selling tickets to see the diver, when there was absolutely NO room to see him by the time we got down there....More

Thank Margaret M
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a wonderful family experience, seeing ocean life up close, and if you arrive at the right time you will get to see a diver showing an octopus and other animals through a window. The only bad part is, you have to go down...More

Thank Anna V
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is all part of the same outfit you purchase one ticket for an adult is about 25 bucks , you get to go to wax works, ripleys believe it or not, and undersea gardens . Try to time it for a dive tour ,...More

1  Thank 1Gemini_Chef
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would have loved to seen this attraction. I didn't like that you had to buy a ticket that made you see Ripley's and Wax Museum in order to see this attraction. The gift shop was nice and offer alot of things.

Thank t0me0w4
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

I only went because it was part of the package deal with Ripleys and the Wax museum. Waste of time. Just sad. The little portholes you look through are all green and slimy so you can’t see much. It’s cramped and smelly.

1  Thank Henry B
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Can be visited as part of a package deal with the Wax Works and The Ripley's Believe It or Not. It hasn't changed a bit in the 40 years since my parents first took me there. Small, dark, and needs better lighting, serious modernizing and...More

Thank Kitty B
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

This place is cramped. The animals are slow and lethargic.... it's basically like they are inprisoned. There is a gift shop with assorted knicks and plastic junk.

Thank quietwoodsgrappler
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

This place made me sad! The old sturgeon and several other fish have blunted nose's from running into the tank walls. We bought tickets along with Ripley's and the Waxworks, but I wouldn't return or recommend this attraction to anyone. These sad fish should be...More

Thank Steve C
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

I'm sure this was once an attraction worth seeing, but now it's just...well... musty, dirty and DONE. We went because it was included in the Ripley's passes we purchased, but if I had paid in full to enter this attraction, I would have been asking...More

1  Thank KashleeAndTrevor
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Chloe D
17 January 2018|
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Response from greenspratley | Reviewed this property |
The Wax Works, Ripley’s Believe it or Not and the Undersea Gardens.
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Bob S
30 December 2017|
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Response from greenspratley | Reviewed this property |
You can buy your 3-way pass at any of the three sites. I don’t remember the cost, but you should be able to find it online.
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mebstp
28 December 2016|
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Response from JVKoe | Reviewed this property |
It was open when I was a kid in the early 80's.
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