Monterey Bay Aquarium Named World's Best In TripAdvisor Readers' Choice Awards

Aug 05, 2014

Destination Travel
Aquarium News

The Monterey Bay Aquarium was named the Best Aquarium in the World by by TripAdvisor® – the world’s largest travel site.

The aquarium – which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year – topped the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice™ awards, which honor top travel destinations and attractions worldwide based on reviews and opinions contributed by TripAdvisor members. Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews for zoos and aquariums worldwide, gathered over a 12-month period.

The list of top aquariums and zoos is based on both the evaluation of TripAdvisor editors and traveler popularity as reflected in online opinions. TripAdvisor members have posted more than 170 million online reviews covering more than four million attractions, accommodations and restaurants worldwide.

The full list of top aquariums is online at Complete TripAdvisor traveler reviews for Monterey Bay Aquarium are at

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The mission of the nonprofit Monterey Bay Aquarium is to inspire conservation of the ocean.