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“Great Aquarium!!”

Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Ranked #2 of 119 things to do in Gatlinburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg, TN, is literally teeming with life - over 10,000 exotic sea creatures in 350 individual species. There are more fish in this aquarium than there are people living in the entire town of Gatlinburg!
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Stroller parking, Stairs / elevator, Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children
Reviewed November 7, 2012

I have watched this aquarium grow over the years, and I can tell you that it is a "must see"! The staff was fantastic, and the store was affordable.

Thank timshortt
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Reviewed November 6, 2012

I think it rivals the Georgia Aquarium. The layout is great, the attractions are great, and there are plenty of interactive elements. It's definitely one of the best things we did while in Gatlinburg.

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Reviewed November 6, 2012

You can see something of everything at this place! Lots of walking, seems like a maze, but pretty amazing!

Thank elizabeth z
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Reviewed November 6, 2012

Beautiful facility, well run! Convenient to other attractions right in downtown Gatlinburg! Kids really enjoyed it!

Thank Karen L
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Reviewed November 6, 2012 via mobile

Ripley's was really fun. We are wanting to go again someday.I would recommend it too any family. Just wished it wasn't so expensive

Thank familynovak
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