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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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Delightful Surprise and a True Adventure

Adventure Aquarium is located in Camden New Jersey. It is located in a recently built up industrial... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
coolpete1577
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Staten Island, New York
Good for adults who like marine life too, not just for kids!

There was a kids section of this aquarium but I don't think it was just good for children though a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CelticCail
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New Jersey
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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%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“shark tunnel” (175 reviews)
“sea creatures” (33 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 Riverside Dr, Camden, NJ 08103-1060
+1 844-474-3474
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Adventure Aquarium is located in Camden New Jersey. It is located in a recently built up industrial park that overlooks the Delaware River and the skyline and riverfront of the City of Philadelphia. Philadelphia has a much longer riverfront dedicated to tourism. They too have...More

1  Thank coolpete1577
Reviewed 1 week ago

There was a kids section of this aquarium but I don't think it was just good for children though a lot of reviews suggest it was. I am biology faculty at a university and I enjoyed seeing some pretty amazing species such as the waxy...More

Thank CelticCail
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we spent the day here with our kids of varying ages. It kept everyone interested and entertained. It's pretty easy to navigate it in one day. The food court people are also very nice but I did get a little sick from my lunch.

Thank johnsonccra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you have kids under 10, this is a particularly good choice. Over that age is probably more hit or miss. There is parking right in front for $10, so it is easy to manage that. Fees are in line with the type of attraction....More

Thank whiskey3pa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good indoor activity. There are numerous exhibits and several shows available. The marine exhibits are the best part and the hippos lead the way. In addition there is quite an array of fish and  crustaceans of all shapes, sizes and colors. There seems...More

Thank CATTSAR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hippo exhibit was amazing. The penguin exhibit was closed and there was a 1/2 wait to walk the shark bridge. I'm sure it could be a great experience, but it was just too crowded to see anything. There are many, many families with small...More

Thank marniestet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time here, only issue was loud women with young children that were getting kids to pose at every window, "how beautiful!, how great!, best pic ever! We tried to get away from, but they were always within earshot! I'm usually in slow...More

1  Thank michaelkmccarty
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We went to Sesame Place (Langhorne,PA) and went to Adventure Aquarium the next day (about 40 min. away). We purchased the tickets on-line (I highly recommend this to avoid long lines) and proceeded to an entrance on the side.

Thank OctaviaRFleming
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

One of the many reasons I love this aquarium is because they offer homeschool days!!! The 3D movie is so fun. Although my 2 year was a little fearful of the movie. We packed our lunch to save money. My kids touched a shark and...More

Thank Christina R
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

First time here and was attending a wedding. It's a fabulous venue! I loved the high tops with candle light along the path viewing the different tanks. The backdrop of the ceremony was a wall of windows into a huge shark tank. And we got...More

Thank Sherry L
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Snapper R
16 January 2018|
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Response from wallacet876 | Reviewed this property |
I got ours from Groupon. At this point, I don't remember what I paid.
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Joni B
11 July 2017|
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Response from Pat N | Reviewed this property |
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
5 July 2017|
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Response from WorldDivaGirl | Reviewed this property |
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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