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Ripley's Aquarium unveils new glass bottom boat in Myrtle Beach

The Glass Bottom Boat Adventure was unveiled Wednesday at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach. (Source: WMBF News) The Glass Bottom Boat Adventure was unveiled Wednesday at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach. (Source: WMBF News)
The Glass Bottom Boat Adventure was unveiled Wednesday at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach. (Source: WMBF News) The Glass Bottom Boat Adventure was unveiled Wednesday at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach. (Source: WMBF News)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – The newest attraction at Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach will give guests the opportunity to get in the facility's shark tank.

According to a press release, Wednesday marked the official unveiling of the Glass Bottom Boat Adventure, which is the first and only one of its kind in North America.

The specially designed 16-foot-long boat features three inches of glass that separates visitors from the marine predators that make up Ripley’s “Dangerous Reef” attraction.

Inside the reef is more than 8,500 aquatic animals representing more than 75 different species, the release stated.

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