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Adventure Aquarium

#2 of 16 things to do in Camden Features Animals
1 Riverside Dr, Camden, NJ 08103-1060
+1 844-474-3474
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Day trip from NYC

We drove 80 miles to go see sharks , hippos and penguins as promised. They saw you will see a huge... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile
All sharks no bite.

If all you want to see are sharks then this is your place. Take the sharks away and there is not... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Macungie, 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 good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1 Riverside Dr, Camden, NJ 08103-1060
+1 844-474-3474
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We drove 80 miles to go see sharks , hippos and penguins as promised. They saw you will see a huge aquarium when I got there a saw three sharks few penguins some sea turtles sting rays and two hippos. This was not as promised...More

1  Thank LISA T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If all you want to see are sharks then this is your place. Take the sharks away and there is not much left. It is to crowd and dark to read small signs describing fish. They have a very small assortment. There are even very...More

1  Thank Grayhare
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a well planned out and comprehensive museum. The museum has great displays, a cafe and live demonstrations. However, the price of admission and parking fee are on the high side. A family of 4 can easily spend $150 for a 4 hour visit.

2  Thank Ralph L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice aquarium. Reasonably priced. The shark bridge was very cool! The entire place was clean and very enjoyable day. Nice wide variety of things to see and interactive for the kids.

1  Thank dawny319
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I got a behind the scene experience for my 74 year old mom and my 14 year old daughter. We met with penguins and it was a amazing memorable time. It's totally worth the extra money!! If you can I suggest it. The aquarium is...More

Thank Theresa013067
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a HUGE tank that was amazing. A large variety of fish and turtles we had not seen at any other aquarium, and we've been to a lot. Clean restrooms

Thank momshawn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by on Good Friday this year, thinking it would be a good day trip for the kids. We were not the only ones! The place was packed! We could not even find a parking spot, so we decided to get something to eat...More

Thank jgitcar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the train to Camden from Trenton on a rainy day to visit the aquarium. A little pricey, but a lot to see! The touch tanks were great for the little ones. We enjoyed watching the hippopotamus being fed. Also the shark tunnel and...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed about four hours here on a weekday. I highly recommend going after 2:00 or so - after the school groups are gone. My daughter loves sharks, and she loved this place. The shark bridge is fun and interesting, with a sense of...More

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am personally a shark enthusiast, and this was a beautiful example of what shark exhibits should be like. There was a glass tunnel where sharks up to six feet long swam over you, exhibits about shark conservation, and the Shark Bridge-in which you were...More

Thank WorldDivaGirl
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My wife is a teacher can my daughter and wife enter aquarium at a discount?
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They have manuel wheelchairs only. $10 refundable deposit, but limited, first come gets them...
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