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“Great visit”

Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Ranked #2 of 90 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 young children, Stairs / elevator, Stroller parking, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Lockers / storage, Food available for purchase
Reviewed July 23, 2013

We went to the aquarium on Saturday and it was terrific. This was my 1st time going to any aquarium but I was very impressed with the design and lay out and so many wonderful things to see. It was worth the money and I would love to go back again.

Thank jessicab16
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Reviewed July 22, 2013 via mobile

This aquarium is very pretty but pretty small. Got through the whole thing in about 50 minutes. It could use a few more attractions (without raising the price) to make it worth the money. Overall, it's a decent aquarium. The gift shop is nice. I have a real cute pic of my son's head in an aquarium

Thank TM1972PJ
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

We visited the aquarium and it was very interesting but it was so crowded that it was hard to fully enjoy it

Thank Lorie C
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

We went to the aquarium and loved it. Price was not too bad, about 25.00. Get coupons for 2 dollars off. It was very nice. The tunnels where the fish were swimming over you was amazing.

Thank Glndj
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

The admission fee is too expensive. Everyone can't afford it. It should be cheaper so everyone is able to experience this aquarium!

4  Thank Mary D
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