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How long are your tickets good for?

Tickets are good for one year from the date of purchase.

What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept cash, travelers checks, and all the major credit cards.

Do I have to use the Combo tickets the same day?

The Combo tickets are good for one year from the date of purchase.

Can I leave and revisit the same day?

Yes! Your tickets are an all-day pass. When you exit the Aquarium, ask for a hand stamp in the gift store and you can return later that same day.

How long does it take to tour each attraction?

We recommend allowing two hours or more to tour the Aquarium.

What types of discounts do you have available?

We offer discounts for AAA and AARP members, and local residents.
Active military and veterans receive 25% off, and their immediate family (spouses and children) receive 20% off.
To receive the discount, please mention the savings upon arrival and show proper ID. This discount is only available at the ticket counter and cannot be purchased online

Where can I park?

There is plenty of free parking available in front of the Aquarium and all around Broadway at the Beach.

Discounts for Residents of Horry County

Horry County Residents only will receive a 50% discount with proof of residency. They will be able to bring up to four guests at a 25% discount.

This discount is only available at the ticket counter, and cannot be purchased online. The discount is only available for single Attraction tickets, and not valid with U-Pick Combos or Annual Passes.

Discount for First Responders

We offer 25% off for first responders. Their immediate family (spouses and children) receive 20% off.
To receive the discount, please mention the savings upon arrival and show proper ID. This discount is only available at the ticket counter and cannot be purchased online.

Do you allow cameras/camcorders?

Absolutely YES! Feel free to take pictures and shoot video and share with your friends and family.

Is the Aquarium wheelchair accessible?

The Aquarium is wheelchair and stroller friendly.

Do you have wheelchairs?

Wheelchairs are available at Guest Services.

Do I need to make a reservation?

General admission to tour the Aquarium does not require reservations.

Do you have or can I bring a stroller?

The Aquarium is stroller friendly. Strollers may be rented at Guest Services for $3.

Do you allow pets?

Only service animals are allowed per ADA specifications.

Do you host birthday parties for children?

Yes, we do! Please visit our Birthday Party page for more information.

Do you Offer Discounts for Active and Retired Military?

Military Members with proof of service will receive 30% off and they will be able to bring up to four guests at a 30% discount.

MORE HELP?

Please contact our friendly Aquarium staff directly by phone or email, or complete our quick Online FAQ Form below.
843-916-0888 • Toll Free: 800-734-8888 • info@ripleysaquarium.com

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