Ripley’s Aquarium wants you to Sea Things Differently! Located at Myrtle Beach’s premiere entertainment, dining and shopping complex, “Broadway At The Beach,” the Aquarium offers hours of family fun 365 days a year! Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach is excited to announce the opening of their new exhibit featuring South African Penguins in early 2020. The largest expansion in Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach history this 5,500sqft expansion includes eight new tanks with brand new species of fish from around the world in the brand new “Oceans Wonder” Gallery leading up to our world class Penguin habitat, Ripley’s Penguin Playhouse. Come face to beak with African penguins in a world-class penguin habitat, with floor-to-ceiling viewing glass more than 50 feet long and a 360-degree crawl tunnel for guests to waddle through and immerse themselves. Rounding out the expansion guests can enjoy a new changeable gallery Savage Seas that highlights sea monsters, shipwrecks, pirates and more! This interactive changeable gallery boasts Tales of Adventure, Myth and Ruin also focusing on Mother Nature and the power of the Sea including information on hurricanes. Explore more than 14,000 fish on display plus interactive experiences - you can pet a jellyfish, stingray or bamboo shark, hold a horseshoe crab and enjoy hourly dive shows. Become entranced by the Dangerous Reef shark tank that houses over 750,000 gallons of water or ride our 330’ glidepath through the tunnel and come face-to-face with huge deadly sharks, 11’ sawfish and Gabby the Green Sea Turtle!