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Review of Adventure Aquarium

Adventure Aquarium
Ranked #2 of 16 things to do in Camden
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Baby buggy parking, Activities for older children, Lockers / storage, Stairs / lift, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with my grandson who is just one year old. He was jumping in joy looking at various colorful fishes. Spent lots of time near the penguins. It is an amazing place for children in the age group of 2-6. Will be very big learning experience for them. Adding the aquarium team did a wonderful job in allowing the children and the adults to touch and feel various sea creatures dispelling the fear in the young minds about shark and and and. Plenty of car parking right across at a cost of 10 $. Food was lousy and expensive food court was not fully functional the day we went. Suggest carry your own food. Most of it under the roof so rain or shine you can still enjoy the place.

Thank Girdev
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brought 2 of our grandkids here- SO much fun-ages 3 and 6 and they both loved it- Fabulous fish, hungry Hippos and ferocious sharks, Great staff- they don't mind you bringing in your own food for lunch - I recommend this because the food court is pricey. Lots to do- areas where you can touch- demonstrations- we ended up spending 5 hours here because the kids were so it!. Lots of tables to picnic. Parking is right across the street for $10. Entry Price is a little on the high side but WELL worth it :)

3  Thank SpringlakeNewJersey
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I honestly could spend the entire day here. I had an extra day while on a business trip and ended up going here instead of driving into philly. I was pleasantly surprised how massive this place was as I wasn't entirely sure I was going to fill my day. Parking is right in front and its right on the river with great views of the Philly skyline. If I'm here back in the area I will be sure to come again.

Thank Jacirae
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Went here last weekend on a hot humid day...it was a perfect adventure!! Most everything is inside...and there is alot to explore and enjoy. Loved the hippos, the Ocean Theatre(a stadium seating area that has you looking into the tank of sharks, sea turtles, rays and fish) and the shark tunnel. We had lunch at the cafe there...really tasty cheeseburgers and pizza. I also found the music played throughout the building to be just perfect for the adventure. Had fun☺

Thank Melinda K
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

One must go to this wonderful aquarium on visit to New Jersey. It has a very good collection of underwater animals. The Shark bridge is a truly a treat to watch with great sharks howering around you. The penguin park and hippos is truly great. You also get to touch the stingrays with your fingers. They have an awesome collection of fishes, mammals and frogs. It is a good place both kids and adults and it is just next to the river. There are plenty of fun things to do at this place. You surely should not miss this attraction.

Thank Rajan B
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