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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 and Silky Sharks on exhibit in the United States, and the only aquarium in the world to exhibit hippos. Come face-to-face with penguins, turtles, stingrays, and so much more! Experience free daily shows and up-close animal experiences all included in your CityPASS admission.
General admission to the world's most touchable aquarium.
1 Riverside Drive
On the Camden Waterfront
Open daily, 10am-5pm
Seasonal extended hours may apply; please check website for current hours.
- Two million gallons of water host 8,500 animals, including adorable hippos Button & Genny.
- Penguins, sea turtles, hundreds of colorful fish, and even hammerhead sharks are among the fascinating marine life visitors see here.
- At KidZone, kids connect with animals and nature through hands-on play.
- Touch sea stars, anemones, shrimp, jellies, stingrays and sharks at the nation's most touchable aquarium.
Present CityPASS booklet or voucher at Will Call window to skip the main ticket line.
Upgrades for CityPASS Holders
4D Theater presentations: Cost for CityPASS holders: $3. (Must be 36-inches tall – no babies in arms.)
Advice for Visitors
- Visit after 2pm when it's less crowded and the hippos are most active.
- Get 20% off at the Adventure Pier gift shop. See booklet for details.
Parking: Ample and close; $10 per car.
Dining: Feeding Frenzy Café
Accessibility: Aquarium and exhibits are handicap accessible.
Gift Shop: Adventure Pier Gift Shop
Strollers: Permitted, but not recommended in some areas like Stingray Beach Club; available for rent at information desk upon entry.
RiverLink Ferry: Connects the Camden Waterfront to Philadelphia’s Penn Landing May-September. For schedules, fares or more information, call (215) 925-LINK, or see details.
NJ Transit: Provides year-round train, bus and light rail options; call (800) 772-2287 or see details.
Driving: For driving directions visit adventureaquarium.com or call (856) 365-3300.
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