Ripley's Aquarium sloth upside down with young girl smiling
Ripley's Aquarium 5 penguins in front of large fish tank
Ripley's Aquarium 3 sharks swimming in large tank
Ripley's Aquarium building aerial at Broadway at the Beach

Dive into a world of wonder at Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, where aquatic enchantment meets endless excitement! Nestled within the vibrant Broadway at the Beach hub of shopping and dining, our aquarium promises year-round fun for the whole family, ensuring 365 days of non-stop enjoyment.

Embark on a journey of discovery as you encounter the newest attractions at Ripley’s. Meet Cleo and Rico, the adorable two-toed sloths, in the captivating Sloth Valley. Immerse yourself in the lively Ripley’s Penguin Playhouse, where a charming community of South African penguins steals the show. The Heart of the Aquarium, our discovery center, beckons with two new touch tanks where you can get up close and personal with Jellyfish and fascinating sea creatures. Don't miss Norman's Water Lab, where science becomes hands-on fun!

But that's not all – brace yourself for the jaw-dropping 330-foot Dangerous Reef shark exhibit. Glide through the tunnel for face-to-face encounters with majestic sharks, giant sawfish, Gabby the green sea turtle, and a dazzling array of over 14,000 fish swimming in a colossal 750,000-gallon exhibit. Explore exhibits representing diverse oceans and seas and get ready to lose yourself in the adventure!

As winter approaches, bask in the enchanting glow of our renowned Festival of Trees. Experience the magic of the holidays with South Carolina's largest collection of Christmas trees. Over 50 beautifully adorned trees throughout the aquarium create a festive ambiance, making it the perfect place to create holiday memories for generations to come.

Swim into adventure and make a splash at Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach!