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Review of Adventure Aquarium

Adventure Aquarium
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USD 49.00*
and up
The Philadelphia Pass
Ranked #2 of 16 things to do in Camden
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage, Baby buggy parking, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Stairs / lift, Food available for purchase
Reviewed 6 April 2018

It was unbelievably crowded the day I went, so I feel like I need to visit again sometime...because it's a great aquarium. I feel like I was rushed and couldn't get as great of a look at everything that I wanted to because of the number of people, but there are so many great things to see. My little one really enjoyed the penguins outside, and the shark tank was great!

Thank tflann1234
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

No crowd control. No supervision. No flow of guests coming in and out. Double and triple strollers just pushed all together in front of display glass. No security. Garbage on floor. Vey expensive to get in and not much to see.

Thank bigglow
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Really awesome place to spend the day. The hippos are awesome and you can see them so up close! Shark tunnel was amazing - lots of fun and friendly staff!

1  Thank RubyLink
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Took a ride over to the aquarium while visiting Philadelphia. Short drive over the bridge. Large parking lot for $10. Beautiful view of Philadelphia as you enter building of aquarium across the river. Wonderful place to take pictures of the Philadelphia skyline.
The aquarium itself is by far the best designed aquarium I’ve ever been to. So much to see and presented beautifully. Walk into a rainforest and experience a thunderstorm. A touch a shark tank. An impressive shark tank that includes a tunnel underneath the tank where you feel like your up and close to them. Just as you leave that area you have an opportunity to walk over the tank in a very secure netting that you walk through slowly where the sharks are below you. So much fun.!! My personal favorite were the hippos. They seem very social and you can observe them on top of the water and downstairs you can see them underwater..absolutely loved this attraction.

1  Thank Chemorn
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

I visited with my nephew and my sister recently. All the staff members were very helpful and the displays were well-kept. We saw the hippo feeding at 2:30 which I think was the second or third feeding for the day. Be sure to pet a shark while you're there. I thought it was expensive, $82.00 for two adults and a 5-year old child.

3  Thank Dave C
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