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Long Island Aquarium

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Long Island Aquarium Admission
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  • Poor3%
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“sea lion show”(91 reviews)
“shark tank”(55 reviews)
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This FINtastic destination features one of the largest all-living coral reef displays in this hemisphere, a 120,000-gallon shark tank, year-round sea lion shows, African Penguins, Marmosets, numerous touch tanks and more than 100 exhibits including...more
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431 E Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901-2556
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quite an impressive display of marine animal. The grand kids really enjoyed their visit. We were there on a cold day so didn't spend much time outside but there was plenty to see in the inside displays . The restaurant was pretty decent as well....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bob D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The aquarium is a must for a traveler to Long Islands east end. Its the largest and only one out here The best part? The shark tank is beautiful and in a cave like area where you can sit and view beautiful shark tank. Also,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ruthmZ6781ZV
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Above and Beyond what I expected. We were amazed at everything there was to see and do. Had a wonderful experience

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gail B
LongIslandAquarium, Manager at Long Island Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review! We're glad you enjoyed your time with us! Come visit again!

Reviewed 6 November 2018

this place was so much fun! worth the price. the staff is very knowledgable. we saw so many butterflies. I saw a children covered in birds haha. it was so much fun. There was also a nice selection of bugs and sea creatures.

Date of experience: October 2018
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LongIslandAquarium, Manager at Long Island Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you so much for taking time to write this kind review! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to "sea" you again soon!!

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

A very surprising gem. This aqurium also houses other animals like monkeys and more. A beautiful butterfly garden gisft shop and more!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank karendC5511TN
LongIslandAquarium, Manager at Long Island Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you so much for taking time to write this review. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit and that we exceeded your expectations! We hope you come visit again soon!

Reviewed 15 October 2018

We had our 2 and a half year old granddaughter to the Aquarium today as we have several times this year. It never grows old. We and she are always entertained by the fish and the penguins. There is a snack shop and a souvenir...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BOB248
LongIslandAquarium, Manager at Long Island Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you so much for your review! It sounds as though you are a member and we're so grateful for your membership!! We hope you take advantage of the member perks by visiting frequently and trying out our events (members get a discount). We love...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

What a great experience we had doing the shark dive. The instructor, Jim, was great and so were the guides. Easy and safe. Had a blast. Thank you guys.

Date of experience: October 2018
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LongIslandAquarium, Manager at Long Island Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

We're so glad you enjoyed your Shark Dive experience! Jim is such a great guide for this amazing experience. We appreciate that you took the time to write about your adventure in this kind review!! Thank you!!

Reviewed 17 September 2018

I'm a big aquarium fan. This aquarium is nicely done. Educational and fun, it offers something for all. I enjoyed petting the Rays.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank William K
LongIslandAquarium, Manager at Long Island Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review! We're pleased that you enjoyed our facility and hope you have another opportunity to visit again soon!

Reviewed 10 September 2018

My husband and I did the Shark Dive today and it was absolutely amazing!!! it was so incredible to see these creatures up close in such a safe environment and we learned so much from our dive instructors Jim & Jean not only about the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Christine D
LongIslandAquarium, Manager at Long Island Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your experience doing the Shark Dive! We're so glad you enjoyed this amazing adventure! We hope you are able to visit us again soon!!

Reviewed 29 August 2018

Flowed nicely from one attraction to the other. We were there on a very hot day. Wished the seal lion show had some overhead coverage but what a great show. The kids loved it. We expected a little more from the Penguin display and the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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LongIslandAquarium, Manager at Long Island Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you so much for visiting us this summer and taking the time to write this kind review. We're so glad you stuck it out with the heat and enjoyed our sea lion show, they are true stars of the Aquarium! Unfortunately, our African penguins...More

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BostonMary2013
16 April 2018|
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Response from SueVirginiaBeach_Va | Reviewed this property |
Yes you will have to go inside and outside to see all. Bring warm and appropriate rain clothes.
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lmarie444
8 October 2017|
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Response from LongIslandAquarium | Property representative |
You can rush through in an hour, but typically it will take between 3-5 hours to see everything there is to see. Don't miss the Sea Lion shows and our schedule Talk & Feed lecture series.
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Joann G
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Response from LongIslandAquarium | Property representative |
No. We are wheelchair accessible, but you have to bring your own wheelchair.
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