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Birthday Celebrations at the Aquarium

Whether you choose a hosted birthday party or a self-guided adventure, you and your guests can enjoy your special day under the sea with fascinating fish, magnificent sharks, and our newest addition—penguins! Reservations are required. Reservations can be made through the request form below or by calling Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach directly at (843) 916-0888 ext. 3233.

Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach - Virtual Birthday Parties

SHELLEBRATION PACKAGES

Discover the wonders of Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach and enchant your guests when you celebrate your birthday at the Aquarium! Delight and entertain your party guests as you visit the Aquarium’s most popular galleries and aquatic animal residents!

HOSTED PARTIES

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

Package details are subject to change.

  • Admission to the Aquarium for all birthday party guests after your party time slot
  • Party host
  • Private party room from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. and optional add-ons
  • Cheese pizza and water & juice* (party plates and utensils provided by the Aquarium)
  • Special gift and sign for the birthday child
  • Happy birthday announcement during the 1:30 p.m. Penguin Parade

*You are welcome to bring a birthday cake. All other outside food and beverages are not permitted in the party room or Aquarium.

RATES:

  • 1–10 guests: $275 +tax
    • Includes one cheese pizza and unlimited water & juice
  • 11–20 guests: $400 +tax
    • Includes two cheese pizzas and unlimited water & juice
  • 21–30 guests in our banquet room: $500 +tax
    • Includes three cheese pizzas and unlimited water & juice
  • Additional guests after 30 guest: $25 per person

SPECIAL ADD-ONS:

  • Make a Penguin Pal: $69.99 per person
  • Swim with the Rays: $65 per person
  • Glass Bottom Boat Adventure: $9.99 per person
  • 20-minute Mermaid/Sharkee/Norman appearance: $75
  • Additional pizza: $16 +tax per pizza
  • Add additional Ripley’s Attractions: $9.99 per adult/per attraction, and $7.99 per child/per attraction
    • Additional Ripley’s Attractions include: Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium, Mirror Maze, Moving Theater, and Haunted Adventure

SELF-GUIDED PARTIES

RATES:

You and your guests can enjoy reduced admission rates when you make a reservation in advance! The birthday guest will receive a birthday sign, gift from the Aquarium, and one complimentary group photo.

*Please note there is a minimum of 10 guests required for discounted rates, and reservations must be made in advance.

  • Child (3–12): $20 per person
  • Adults (13+): $25 per person

SPECIAL ADD-ONS:

  • Swim with the Rays: $65 per person
  • Make a Penguin Pal: $69.99 per person
  • Glass Bottom Boat Adventure: $9.99 per person
  • Add additional Ripley’s Attractions: $9.99 per adult/per attraction, and $7.99 per child/per attraction
    • Additional Ripley’s Attractions include: Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium, Mirror Maze, Moving Theater, and Haunted Adventure

REQUEST A BIRTHDAY PARTY!

CLICK TO REQUEST A BIRTHDAY PARTY!

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Birthday Party Package

HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE IN YOUR PARTY?

Please note there is a minimum of 10 guests required for discounted rates.

PLEASE SELECT YOUR PREFERRED DATE FOR A BIRTHDAY PARTY

We will do our best to accommodate your preferred date.

PLEASE SELECT ANY UPGRADES YOU WANT TO ADD TO YOUR PARTY

Experiences - Select all that apply:
Additional Attractions ($9.99 per adult/per attraction, and $7.99 per child/per attraction) - Select all that apply:

PREFERRED DATE FOR A HOSTED BIRTHDAY PARTY - ONLY AVAILABLE ON SATURDAYS

Hosted birthday parties take place on Saturdays 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.

PLEASE SELECT ANY UPGRADES YOU WANT TO ADD TO YOUR PARTY

Experiences - Select all that apply:
Additional Attractions ($9.99 per adult/per attraction, and $7.99 per child/per attraction) - Select all that apply:
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UPGRADES

Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach - Virtual Birthday Parties

MAKE A PENGUIN PAL

Hang out with a South African penguin. We’ll make sure our fashionable feathered friends are dressed for the occasion!

  • $69.99 per person
Swim with the Rays

SWIM WITH THE RAYS

Get up close and personal with some of the stars of Ripley’s Aquarium, including spotted eagle and cownose rays as they frolic around you.

  • $65 per person
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GLASS BOTTOM BOAT ADVENTURE

Ahoy! Set sail with your guests over Ripley’s largest habitat, Dangerous Reef! Home to more than 2,000 animals—including our toothy friends, like sand tiger sharks and sawfish—this adventure is one you’ll want to sink your teeth into!

  • $9.99 per person

REQUEST A BIRTHDAY PARTY!

CLICK TO REQUEST A BIRTHDAY PARTY!

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Birthday Party Package

HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE IN YOUR PARTY?

Please note there is a minimum of 10 guests required for discounted rates.

PLEASE SELECT YOUR PREFERRED DATE FOR A BIRTHDAY PARTY

We will do our best to accommodate your preferred date.

PLEASE SELECT ANY UPGRADES YOU WANT TO ADD TO YOUR PARTY

Experiences - Select all that apply:
Additional Attractions ($9.99 per adult/per attraction, and $7.99 per child/per attraction) - Select all that apply:

HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE IN YOUR PARTY

PREFERRED DATE FOR A HOSTED BIRTHDAY PARTY - ONLY AVAILABLE ON SATURDAYS

Hosted birthday parties take place on Saturdays 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.

PLEASE SELECT ANY UPGRADES YOU WANT TO ADD TO YOUR PARTY

Experiences - Select all that apply:
Additional Attractions ($9.99 per adult/per attraction, and $7.99 per child/per attraction) - Select all that apply:
Sign me up for Ripley's News and Offers