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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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Beautiful Aquarium

I love this aquarium. I go at least once a year. They have many activities for kids of all ages... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kells1220
Loved the hands on experience

Went here for a college trip for a zoo keeper program. Loved that you could touch the coral and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
riverfoodie010
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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” (176 reviews)
“sea creatures” (33 reviews)
“touch sharks” (23 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1 Riverside Dr, Camden, NJ 08103-1060
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I love this aquarium. I go at least once a year. They have many activities for kids of all ages. You can spend an entire day here and they have a beautiful fountain outside that the kids can play in during summer months. A little...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for a college trip for a zoo keeper program. Loved that you could touch the coral and anemone pool. So many different educational experiences! We were able to touch the rays and some sharks, and the cafeteria has so many good choices for...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting experience for kids and adults alike, maybe a little more for kids. My personal highlight was the shark tunnel. Google maps said people usually spend 2-3 hours here but I found that you can easily spend 4-5 before you've seen everything. They have special...More

Thank Stefan S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got a Groupon for the shark and ray encounter And i would say it was worth the discount price we paid. You sign waivers and meet with the tour guide who leads you to your encounter area and explains everything. You go into the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting my son/wife and grandson we wanted to ck it out. My sons’ family has membership as his 1 yr old loves it. Very nice aquarium. We all enjoyed it alot. Typical big tanks but the best/funniest part was theres a real narrow”suspended” bridge...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

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

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

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
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

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.

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 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
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

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

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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
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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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