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Adventure Aquarium

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1 Riverside Dr, Camden, NJ 08103-1060
+1 844-474-3474
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Nice

There are 2 main attraction basically . First is shark tunnel and second one is hippo. Rest is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anshul J
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Woonsocket, Rhode Island
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Great day

Had a great time with my son so many things to see. The sharks were great and the rope bridge... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
me1217
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Lemoyne, Pennsylvania
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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 good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“shark tunnel” (174 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
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1 Riverside Dr, Camden, NJ 08103-1060
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+1 844-474-3474
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are 2 main attraction basically . First is shark tunnel and second one is hippo. Rest is pretty normal like other aquariums.

Thank Anshul J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time with my son so many things to see. The sharks were great and the rope bridge across the tank gave a whole new view. My son did the penguin paint and really liked it. I bought my tickets in advance so...More

Thank me1217
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent of couple of hours here. Wish it were less crowded but enjoyable overall. The kids enjoyed themselves.

1  Thank Rebecca30333
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another pleasant surprise in the Camden, NJ area is this aquarium. Until now, I'd given up seeing a truly wonderful attraction. This place is just so terrific! It's laid out very nicely, clearly marked and super easy to navigate. The staff is wonderful and extremely...More

1  Thank BergenLady
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 5 weeks 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
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Joni B
July 11, 2017|
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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
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Sue C
July 5, 2017|
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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
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