Oh So Much to Sea! Adventure Aquarium

Dive in and explore Adventure Aquarium open 365 days a year and located just minutes from downtown Philadelphia, on the Camden Waterfront.

Named one of USA Today’s 10 Best Aquariums, Adventure Aquarium is home to a diverse collection of more than 15,000 aquatic animals including the largest collection of sharks in the Northeast. It is also the only aquarium in the world to exhibit hippos.

Experience the Underwater World Like Never Before

Come face-to-fin with exclusive attractions including Shark Realm featuring a 550,000-gallon tank alive with more than 20 sharks and 200 sea animals. 

Dare to cross Shark Bridge, the longest rope suspension bridge of its kind allowing guests to walk just inches above sand tiger, sandbar, Atlantic blacktip and nurse sharks. Or venture through the 40-foot Shark Tunnel and be surrounded by dozens of sharks swimming above, around and beside you. 

An Ocean of Unique Exhibits

Explore unique exhibits like Ocean Realm featuring 760,000 gallons of water and home to sea turtles, stingrays, silky sharks, Pacific blacktip sharks and a great hammerhead shark. Discover what it feels like to touch the world’s most exotic sharks at the Touch A Shark exhibit. Roll up your sleeves and enjoy up-close aquatic adventures at the Creature Feature and Grotto touch pools inside KidZone for an undersea playground filled with dozens of touch-friendly creatures.

The cuteness never stops with two species of adorable penguins, from the smallest little blues to the African penguin colony outside in Penguin Park, complete with a soft play area for the kids to waddle around.

Dive deeper into your knowledge of sea turtles, terrapins, tortoises and more during Adventure Aquarium’s Summer Shell-A-Bration Friday, May 27th through Sunday, June 26th.

Parents and teachers - make Adventure Aquarium part of your lesson plans - there’s new activities and adventures at the aquarium each week. 

Buy your Adventure Aquarium tickets in advance to enjoy oceans of adventure at the best price.

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Stop by The Marketplace and Flying Fish Beer Garden for an eco-friendly dining experience and be sure to visit the Gift Shop for an ocean of souvenirs. Ask about becoming an Adventure Aquarium Member too.

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Discover More Along the Delaware

After you visit Adventure Aquarium, coast over to other dynamic destinations along the Delaware. While in Camden you can visit Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts and Battleship New Jersey – our state’s very own floating museum and the most decorated battleship in U.S. Naval history. You’ll find main streets filled with unique shops, delicious dining hot spots and plenty of live entertainment in charming Collingswood, Haddonfield and Haddon Township. Also in the area are Pitman and Cherry Hill, known for offering some of the area’s finest shopping and exciting family activities including the Amazing Escape Room. And if you’re looking for an indoor water park, Big Kahuna’s Water Park in West Berlin is sure to keep you cool. From Cooper River Park to the best cheesesteaks in the area according to Anthony Bourdain, breweries to bulldozer-themed amusement parks, you’ll find it all.

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