Adventure Aquarium



New Jersey

1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ 08103
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Attractions - Aquariums

Adventure Aquarium’s forecast is SUNNY and BLUE this winter! Meet the newest additions to our family, the Little Blue Penguins – the CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER! Enjoy a day at the beach on a sandy Australian shoreline, get to know the colony with closer than ever underwater views and fall in love with the smallest penguins in the world. Learn about the life of Little Blues and what makes them unique, including how humans and penguins cohabitate in their native land. Included with general admission.


Discover Life…Underwater! Adventure Aquarium is just a few 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. Adventure Aquarium is home to the largest collection of sharks on the East Coast, including the only Great Hammerhead Shark as well as Silky Sharks on exhibit in the United States, the only aquarium in the world to exhibit hippos and one of only six facilities in the US to have Little Blue Penguins as permanent residents. Come face-to-face with African  and Little Blue penguins, turtles, stingrays, and so much more! Experience free daily shows and up-close animal experiences, all included in your Adventure Aquarium admission.

Visit to plan your visit!

Distance from Independence Visitor Center: 1.13 miles
Distance from Sister Cities Visitor Center: 2.22 miles
Distance from Pennsylvania Convention Center: 1.63 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:, 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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