Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, Draper

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The Loveland Living Planet Aquarium has become one of Utah´s most unique and popular attractions, and is definitely a must-see if you are planning a trip to Utah. Exhibits feature sharks, rays, seahorses, Sea jellies, octopus, piranha, a rescued Green sea turtle, Gentoo penguins and more! It is a unique opportunity for the many landlocked Utahans, particularly children, who have not previously had the chance to interact with such creatures.
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  • October 2, 2017
    They have really added on to the aquarium and continue to do so. It is really a great learning environment for the children and adults. They even have animals that you can touch as well as teaching mo...  more »
  • September 22, 2017
    If you like animals, this is a great place to explore. They have multiple exhibits categorized by habitat. My personal favorite are the sting rays. They are so fun to watch. Penguins are always a hit....  more »
  • September 17, 2017
    Shark tunnel. What more do you want? Are you not entertained?! Came here for a Christmas Party (hosted by a large software company near the point of the mountain that begins with the letter A and slig...  more »
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  • July 3, 2017
    Nice variety of exhibits (nope, not all of them are fish!). Great place for the kids--our 3 y/o loves coming here. I appreciate the box steps in front of each display so my daughter doesn't need to be lifted to see all the time. Staff are often present around exhibits to offer facts/info or answer questions. The play area is an extra fee for non-members but is quite impressive and a nice break for parents as the kids play in a safe space. Overall, I think the daily ticket prices are a little high, but the yearly membership seems worth it for anyone planning to go more than 2 times in a year.
  • June 21, 2017
    Love this aquarium! You would think "$20 is expensive!" But, for what you get it's a perfect price! Hundreds of different species and also different categories of environments so you are able to see different species in that specific environment. It's not all about ocean species, they have South Africa, Antarctica, Asia, and Utah! Great price for what you get here. This was our second time going and they've added plenty since we've last been. I recommend it at least once!
  • June 30, 2017
    I completely loved this aquarium. Price is fair especially if you become a member. The price of feeding is a little high. The whole thing is worth it for the Gentoo penguins they have. They were nesting when I was there and had eggs and everything. The staff was very informative and all exhibits were open. Loved seeing the saltwater aquariums. Do stop in if you have the time. If not then still come by.
  • July 10, 2017
    We like this aquarium enough to buy a season pass. We used to live in Atlanta, and most other aquariums pale in comparison to the Georgia Aquarium, but Loveland is decent and better than most other aquariums I've been to in the US. My kids love the poison frogs, penguins, and sharks. They also REALLY love the play area which is free for members. I'm a big fan of the river otters and bird exhibits. It's also fun to see cuttlefish and pet some sting rays.
  • June 14, 2017
    My family and I are from out of town and we specifically planned a day to visit the aquarium. It was well worth the trip!! Very fun and family friendly! We had a blast! I have been told that if you plan to go on a week day instead of a weekend, then the crowds will be much less in number. However, we attended on a Saturday and never felt too crowded. It was a great experience!

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