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Adventure Aquarium

1 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ 08103
+1 856-365-3300
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Ranked #4 of 15 Attractions in Camden
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Aquariums
Owner description: There are always more NEW things to see and do at Adventure Aquarium, where families can explore, discover and play 365 days a year! Whether you're a... more » Owner description: There are always more NEW things to see and do at Adventure Aquarium, where families can explore, discover and play 365 days a year! Whether you're a first-time visitor or a returning guest, you can count on new hands-on activities, new animals and exhibits and unforgettable moments of magic with biologists. Guests can also get hands-on at seven different touch exhibits; experience massive hippos nose-to-nose; and witness the most impressive shark collection on the East Coast, including the ONLY Great Hammerhead sharks exhibited in the country! Accredited by the American Zoological and Aquarium Association, Adventure Aquarium admission is $25.95 for adults and $18.95 for children ages 2-12. « less
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Willingboro
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Unless you get a coupon deal it is expensive for the time it takes to view it. We finished in 2-3 hours including stopping to eat and doing the movie.It has some nice exhibits. I would like to see more signs that tell about the animals. The big shark tank is awesome and the tunnel is great. But the place... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

If you are looking for a great place to spend the day with your family, then Adventure Aquarium should make your list. It is fun, and you can learn a lot. Touch-a-shark and the sting ray pool are a must. And spending time in the shark tunnel is another. The area was clean, and parking was very convenient. The key... More

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Hammonton, New Jersey
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

I recently brought the children I babysit to visit the Aquarium. I had been there before, always when it wasn't so crowded. This time we went on a rainy Saturday, which was not the best time to go. The line to buy tickets was very long (and I noticed it was much, much longer when we were leaving), so you... More

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carshalton
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

My family found this aquarium very boring. Maybe it is just for younger children but we were disappointed as we had really enjoyed previous visits to aquariums in other US city's. It was also a bit off the beaten track for us as we had to get the ferry over which added to the cost. Still maybe it would worth... More

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Solvay, New York, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We loved the hippo exhibit. They had a nice shark tank and quite a few different touch tank opportunities. The 4-D show was boring, but it was only $3 so I guess it was ok. The aquarium had a nice variety of exhibits. My favorite was the Jules Verne gallery with jellyfish and giant lobsters. I would have given it... More

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PHOENIX
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7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

We took our two grandchildren, an infant and toddler, to Adventure Aquarium. I agree about the cost; it is expensive. I would make a suggestion to those who have the opportunity to get discount tickets through their township. We saved about $25 on admission for four which is a huge savings. Our grandson, who is almost three, loved seeing the... More

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New York City, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Tough one to review. On the one hand, my two girls had a great time and i am pleased the government put such an investment into an inner city area that needed it. The hippo exhibit was good and the shark tank and tunnel was awesome. But it is expensive. Two adults and two children under 6 cost 96 bucks... More

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New Jersey
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The aquarium is a lovely visit. The town (or state) put some money in this area of Camden and it looks very nice. The aquarium is in a beautiful location and has a lot of tanks with a large variety of animals to look at. Favorites of many who attend are the hippos, penguins, shark tank, and petting tanks. It... More

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Florida
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18 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I can't understand all the 'hype' that surrounds this place. It is marketed as a must see tourist designation when visiting Philadelphia. This is probably the most lack-luster aquarium I have ever visited. If you don't have anything to compare it to,then I guess you would consider it good. But if you have even one half way decent aquarium to... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We took our four year old and two young friends here on a Saturday. The ticket prices are expensive ($26/adults, $19/kids) and parking is $10 but the exhibits were pretty fantastic. It was broken up into 4 areas and you could spend as much or little time as you want in each. We didn't get to see the Hippo Haven... More

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