Adventure Aquarium

Aquarium
1 Riverside Dr (at Delaware River), Camden, NJ 08103, United States
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  • Today
    • 9:00 AM–4:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
  • Tue–Thu
    • 10:00 AM–3:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 9:00 AM–6:00 PM
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Yes (incl. American Express)
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  • "The hippos are the best part, by far!" (9 tips)
  • "The Shark tunnel is awesome!" (3 tips)
  • "... an awesome place! The touch tanks were fun for the kids. The exhibits were..." (3 tips)
  • Visit Philly

    At the new Stingray Beach Club, adventurous types can pet and hand-feed giant stingrays or roll up their sleeves to touch jellies, shrimp, lobster, starfish, horseshoe crabs and sea cucumbers. Read more

    Visit Philly · March 28, 2011
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  • katrina

    pet the sharks and sting rays!

    katrina · June 15, 2011
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  • K12 Inc

    Did you know? No other aquariums in the world have hippos on display, and only one other aquarium in the United States has a Hammerhead Shark. Read more

    K12 Inc · June 16, 2011
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  • Laurie Hastings G.

    Bring your own food! They have a cafe but the food is expensive and not very good

    Laurie Hastings Gizzi · February 25, 2012
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  • Dawn G.

    This is an awesome place! The touch tanks were fun for the kids. The exhibits were fantastic, and the place very clean.

    Dawn Golon · July 14, 2010
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  • Eric A.

    Pro tip: The Aquarium Cafe is crowded and expensive — eat at Bain's Deli next door instead. Make sure to get your hands stamped!

    Eric Andersen · December 30, 2013
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  • Gabrielle P.

    Getting an annual pass is a good idea! Went 3 times so far with it and already saved money. It's great for kids (zone C is now a kids zone) and 4D spongebob movie is cute. I love the aquarium

    Gabrielle Papandrea · June 25, 2013
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  • Sanchita B.

    Amazing experience with the life under water..You can not only touch the sharks and sting rays but also swim with the sharks if you want to! Read more

    Sanchita Bhattacharjee · April 7, 2010
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  • Michael C.

    Check out the turtles

    Michael Carbone · August 23, 2012
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  • Travel Friend

    Very kid friendly, lots of interactive exhibits and the window exhibits are eye level for toddlers. Arrive around 10, leave in time for nap.

    Travel Friend · October 9, 2011
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  • Patrick N.

    Start in Zone D with the Hippos then work your way to Zone A. Don't miss feeding the Sting Rays....

    Patrick Nash · July 30, 2012
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  • Ricardo S.

    a little bit far, we can think

    Ricardo Santos · January 24, 2012
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  • Bethysmalls

    There is a breastfeeding room! You don't have to nurse in the car beforehand!

    Bethysmalls · September 24, 2011
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  • Mike H.

    Super expensive for what it is.

    Mike Haney · August 18, 2011
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  • Micah M.

    This place was great! My 4 year old twin boys and 3 year old niece loved it. The highlights are the shark tank and all the areas where you get to pet things (sting rays, sharks, jelly fish and more).

    Micah M · August 1, 2010
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  • Todd

    Fund raiser. For MS. Very well put together. Donations for national multiple sclerosis society.

    Todd · August 29, 2013
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  • Mandi V.

    If you want to avoid crowds, come during the week. Unless its summertime, then it's ALWAYS crowded.

    Mandi Viani-Roccia · July 18, 2013
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  • Angela D.

    Ridiculously expensive... And the least impressive aquarium I've been to.

    Angela Drake · April 7, 2013
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  • paul k.

    Great time

    paul kohler · December 29, 2012
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  • Nilda S.

    Had a great time here. Touched the sharks and stingrays . 4d movie was great.

    Nilda Serrano · August 11, 2012
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  • Chris M.

    Nice aquarium, often surly visitors with wild kids.

    Chris Marsh · July 4, 2012
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  • Sarah L.

    Sit and stare at the sharks in the big tank for awhile.

    Sarah Larson · May 1, 2012
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  • Rachel M.

    Did you know that you and your family can reserve a spot and snorkel in the shark tank? They don't advertise it but there are guided tours offered at the information desk.

    Rachel Mercer · February 13, 2012
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  • Fabia R.

    Hippos like the far right corner . Many cute fotos.

    Fabia Rivera · December 28, 2011
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  • Kate

    Definitely check out the tropical fish section. The shark tunnel'great too.

    Kate · October 23, 2011
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  • Bradly

    Buy your tickets online. No printer no problem you can pick them up at will call!

    Bradly · July 23, 2011
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  • Brad C.

    Not a lot to do for the little ones. Wait until the kids are at least 4.

    Brad Cooper · April 24, 2010
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  • Perch Pub

    Hippo's Too

    Perch Pub · 2 weeks ago
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  • Julie R.

    Spring time? Go after 1 o'clock, after field trips go home.

    Julie Rhoads · May 23
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  • Julie R.

    Their website said to arrive after one o'clock because of school field trips....listen to them! It was so much nicer after hundreds of kids left.

    Julie Rhoads · May 23
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  • Elizabeth R.

    Great lots of fun

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  • Steven S.

    Always a good time!:)

    Steven Sharp · April 4
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  • Katrina S.

    Arrive before 12:30pm or after 2pm if you want to avoid the crowds.

    Katrina Schecter · March 29
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  • Rachael G.

    Hippos aren't there until April

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  • Eric A.

    Find Nemo!

    Eric Andersen · January 2
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  • JMS

    Pack a lunch.

    JMS · January 1
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  • Eric A.

    Do Zone D first — the shark tunnel gets more crowded as the day goes on!

    Eric Andersen · December 30, 2013
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  • Eric A.

    Nice decorations around the holidays!

    Eric Andersen · December 30, 2013
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  • Eric A.

    Open daily 10-5, but plan to get here before 11:30 to avoid long lines for tickets

    Eric Andersen · December 30, 2013
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  • Leonid M.

    One of just a few places open on the Christmas day (11am-3pm). And they they have a Scuba Santa!

    Leonid Makarov · December 25, 2013
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  • Tommy P.

    Excellent time.

    Tommy Parsons · November 17, 2013
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  • Erik C.

    This small but fun aquarium in jersey right before Philly is so much fun. It has all typical animals a shark show and 2 touch tanks. U can even swim with the sharks. It has a great gift shop.

    Erik Cintron · November 5, 2013
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  • Emily C.

    Not as long as it looks. But still pretty cool.

    Emily Calderon · October 28, 2013
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  • Allison M.

    Go see the hippos at the end of the day. They know it's feeding time and are most active

    Allison Miller · September 28, 2013
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  • Vicki J.

    It was great fun.

    Vicki Jenkins · September 4, 2013
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  • Abel Felipe Z.

    It was amazing. Beautiful animals, especially penguins and sharks !! I love it really worth

    Abel Felipe Zambrano · August 24, 2013
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  • Kat S.

    Don't miss out on petting the sharks and stingrays! Be gentle ;)

    Kat S. · August 19, 2013
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  • C E.

    This place is a lot of fun for kids but expensive. Still worth it if you're in Camden. Keep in mind that during the week it's packed w/ school groups which can make it a bit of hassle to get around.

    C Edwards · August 3, 2013
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  • Geraldo s.

    go when a lot of money

    Geraldo st.louis · August 2, 2013
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  • Steven S.

    Always a good time!😊❤️❤️

    Steven Sharp · April 3
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