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Adventure Aquarium

Features Animals
1 Riverside Dr, Camden, NJ 08103-1060
+1 844-474-3474
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It was worth the $20

Found discounted fall tickets on their site, so paid $20pp after tax/fees. I liked the hippos... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sandy A
Haddonfield, New Jersey
Some neat exhibits!

We are studying "swimming creatures" in science this year and so we took our kids, ages 10, 12... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mandy H
Mount Pleasant Mills, Pennsylvania, United States
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Adventure Aquarium is just minutes from downtown Philadelphia on the Camden Waterfront and features one-of-a-kind exhibits with more than 8,500 aquatic species throughout two million gallons of water. The Aquarium is home to the largest collection of sharks on the East Coast, including the only Great Hammerhead shark on exhibit in the United States, the only aquarium in the world to exhibit hippos, one of only six facilities in the US to have Little Blue penguins as permanent residents and exhibits the longest Shark Bridge in the world, a unique V-shaped rope suspension bridge just inches over Shark Realm. Adventure Aquarium is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), and is held to the absolute highest standards in animal care and exhibition.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“shark tunnel” (173 reviews)
“sea life” (42 reviews)
“touch sharks” (23 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1 Riverside Dr, Camden, NJ 08103-1060
+1 844-474-3474
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Reviewed yesterday

Found discounted fall tickets on their site, so paid $20pp after tax/fees. I liked the hippos - haven't seen them at any other aquarium. Disappointed that the outdoor penguin exhibit was closed, and we didn't get to see them fed. Lots of touch exhibits. Wasn't...More

Thank Sandy A
Reviewed 3 days ago

We are studying "swimming creatures" in science this year and so we took our kids, ages 10, 12, & 14, to this aquarium. It had some neat exhibits, like the hippos, stingrays, blue penguins, and touch displays. However, the shark bridge is very over-rated and...More

Thank Mandy H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Having been to the Aquarium several times (although it's been years) I wasn't particularly interested in returning. My wife found a significant discount online so we took our 2 grandsons yesterday. I was quite impressed with the expansion of the Aquarium. They have an large...More

Thank ricardomnt
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This aquarium has the most variety of animals I have ever seen. Besides the normal sea turtles, sharks, fish and other aquatic life, they have a collection of little blue penguins and hippopotamuses which you will be hard-pressed to find elsewhere in an American aquarium...More

Thank Miami622
Reviewed 6 days ago

Clean, helpful staff and many different exhibits and experiences for children to enjoy. We were able to get a fall discount ticket online and went during the week. It was not crowded and my one year old was able to see all the exhibits and...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is overly priced and overly crowded. I recommend only if you want to be surrounded by screaming kids and run over by strollers and parents who don't speak English. On the whole you're better off going to a park.

Thank merritteanderson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Happened to be in Philly and decided to visit the Adventure Aquarium in Camden. Well I never expected such a great location on the water facing the Philadelphia skyline. Everything was so clean and beautiful. Then we got inside and we could pet the striped...More

Thank whoopeewonderdog
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love, love, love this aquarium! You get so much for your money. I love how everything is laid out so that you don't get completely overwhelmed trying to figure out what to look out. All the little areas for kids to play is great...More

Thank dnh5041
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great aquarium! I travelled with my 10 month, though he doesn't understand what's going on. He enjoyed looking at the glass and the fishes. There was a little crowd on a Friday afternoon, but otherwise manageable. Will definitely go back when baby's a little bit...More

Thank Alexandria L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the aquarium with our sons, ages 11, 8 and 1. This place had something to offer for everyone. My boys loved the stingrays, the older two loved the shark tight rope exhibition. The baby got a kick out of the penguins and hippos!...More

Thank TaraOnTheGoBye
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Joni B
July 11, 2017|
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Response from Pat N | Reviewed this property |
SHARK & RAY IN-WATER ENCOUNTER Gold Members receive a one time only 20% discount for an encounter. After use of the 20% off discount, Gold Members will receive the 10% off discount. AVAILABILITY AND REQUIREMENTS Price... More
Sue C
July 5, 2017|
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Response from WorldDivaGirl | Reviewed this property |
No. It's actually slightly lonely, although it is within walking distance to a small concert stage, a small ferry port, and the child-friendly warship, the USS New Jersey. I saw lots of small children, and I brought a... More
January 28, 2017|
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