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Adventure Aquarium



New Jersey

1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ 08103
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Attractions - Aquariums

Discover Life Underwater! Adventure Aquarium is just minutes from downtown Philadelphia on the Camden Waterfront and features one-of-a-kind exhibits with more than 15,000 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. Come face-to-face with African and Little Blue penguins, sea turtles, stingrays, and so much more! Experience free daily shows and up-close animal experiences, a 3D movie, touch tanks, and more all included in your Adventure Aquarium admission.

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. 

Visit adventureaquarium.com to plan your visit!

Distance from Independence Visitor Center: 1.14 miles
Distance from Sister Cities Visitor Center: 2.23 miles
Distance from Pennsylvania Convention Center: 1.64 miles

Located on the Camden Waterfront, we believe in giving our guests the best, most immersive experiences possible. Now you can visit five touch areas, experience and touch starfish, stingrays, sharks and much more with our interactive attractions! Open daily 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Facility Amenities:
Comp for Guides, Accessible by Public Transit, Air Conditioning, Bus Parking, Handicap Access, Non Smoking, WiFi Available, Onsite Kitchen
Group Information:
groups@AdventureAquarium.com, Group Friendly
Facility Information:
Family Friendly
Payment Options:
Payment Option CC Mastercard, Payment Option CC Visa
Recent News:
Accredited member of the American Zoological and Aquarium Association
Venue Amenities:
Permanent Dance Floor, Exclusive Caterer, Guided Tours Available, Onsite AV Available


Facility Amenities:
Guided Tour Available
Must See List at this location:
Great Hammerhead Sharks, Shark Tunnel, Hippos, Stingray Beach Club, Penguins, KidZone and Touch-a-Shark.


Hours Sun:
10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Hours Mon:
10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Hours Tue:
10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Hours Wed:
10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Hours Thurs:
10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Hours Fri:
10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Hours Sat:
10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Hours Special:
Open till 7 pm for Extended Summer Hours on Saturdays and Sundays in July and August.


Venue Capacity:

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