Sunday, April 20, 2014
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Adventure Aquarium

LANDMARK, ATTRACTION
Adventure Aquarium
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  • Adventure Aquarium
1 Aquarium Dr. Camden, NJ 08103
866-451-2782
  • Calendar
    Upcoming events
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      KidZone
    • Sunday, April 20, 2014
    • Young children can learn about animals in a colorful interactive environment designed to encourage exploration and play.
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      The Creature Feature
    • Sunday, April 20, 2014
    • Learn about & check some of the strangest creatures around, including batfish, mudskippers, electric eels & flashlight fish, not to mention a creepy crawly assortment of scorpions, cockroaches & more.
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      Penguin Island
    • Sunday, April 20, 2014
    • Check out adorable African penguins as they go about their business in the aquarium's 17,000-gallon pool. Aquarium biologists present informative shows daily.
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      Jules Verne Gallery
    • Sunday, April 20, 2014
    • Hidden deep within the ocean, you'll find some of the strangest and most fascinating creatures imaginable. You'll see ghostly jellyfish, creepy Giant Spider Crabs and even a Giant Pacific Octopus.
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      Shark Realm
    • Sunday, April 20, 2014
    • Over 20 sharks and 850 animals live in the aquarium's 550,000-gallon shark realm. See some of the fiercest creatures in the ocean: sandtiger sharks, sandbar sharks, green sawfish and more.
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      Irazu Falls
    • Sunday, April 20, 2014
    • You are invited to the aquarium to see a massive rainforest waterfall. Rising up two full stories, the Irazu Falls pours over 400 gallons of water into a deep, freshwater pool filled with Amazon river fish, including Arawana, Pacu, Freshwater Stingrays and more. And to heighten the realism and drama, your ears will be filled with primitive, tribal music and exotic animal sounds that'll make you feel like you're actually deep within an Amazon Rainforest.
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      4D Theater
    • Sunday, April 20, 2014
    • Call the aquarium to find out which movies will be playing in the 4D Theater.
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      Seal Shores
    • Sunday, April 20, 2014
    • This 170,000-gallon salt water exhibit is a veritable seal heaven. The special exhibit offers views both on top of the water - and under it.
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      Ocean Realm
    • Sunday, April 20, 2014
    • Ocean Realm, comprised of 760,000 gallons of seawater, features a 350-pound Loggerhead Sea Turtle, Cownose Stingrays and a school of over 2,000 Blueback Herring.
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      Caribbean Currents
    • Sunday, April 20, 2014
    • See hundreds of brightly colored tropical fish, lined seahorses, pipefish, barracuda, blue and gold macaws, double yellow-headed amazons and more.
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      Touch-a-Shark
    • Sunday, April 20, 2014
    • Reach out and touch one of the most feared creatures on earth: the shark. The exciting touch a shark pool contains Smooth Dogfish Sharks and Southern Stingrays.
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      Rainforest Rendezvous
    • Sunday, April 20, 2014
    • Meet some of the world's most exotic creatures including a chinchilla, a short-tailed opossum, diamondback terrapins, a six-foot long boa constrictor & more.
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      Feather Ridge
    • Sunday, April 20, 2014
    • Get an up-close look at birds from all over the world including Cattle egrets, Abdim storks, Violet turacos and more.
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      Stingray Beach Club
    • Sunday, April 20, 2014
    • Visitors can touch and hand-feed stingrays in a tropical environment. A subsection of the exhibit, Sand Castle Island, provides fun for younger visitors.
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      Aquarium Adventure: Sea Turtles Up-Close
    • Sunday, April 20, 2014
    • This hands-on experience allows visitors to meet sea turtles up close and personal. You'll be able to help feed and train these beautiful creatures from a behind-the-scenes catwalk overlooking the Ocean Realm.
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      Aquarium Adventure: Swim With the Sharks
    • Sunday, April 20, 2014
    • After a lesson on snorkeling & what to expect of the animals to be encountered, visitors can swim with the sharks, then head over to the Stingray Lagoon to swim with & feed these graceful creatures.
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      Aquarium Adventure: Positively Penguins
    • Sunday, April 20, 2014
    • This special event gives visitors a chance at an up-close encounter with the aquarium's Black-footed African Penguins. This experience includes exclusive access to Penguin Island, home to over 20 African Penguins, a behind-the-scenes peek with a biologist to learn about the care of the penguins and discover the secrets of penguin biology and behavior. There will also be a chance to take photographs as well.
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      Aquarium Adventure: Positively Penguins
    • Sunday, April 20, 2014
    • This special event gives visitors a chance at an up-close encounter with the aquarium's Black-footed African Penguins. This experience includes exclusive access to Penguin Island, home to over 20 African Penguins, a behind-the-scenes peek with a biologist to learn about the care of the penguins and discover the secrets of penguin biology and behavior. There will also be a chance to take photographs as well.
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      Frogs: Nature's Messenger
    • Sunday, April 20, 2014
    • Adventure Aquarium gets hopping this winter with an exciting new exhibit on this popular type of amphibian. Visitors can view over 20 exotic frog species from around the world, from the beautiful Red-Eyed Tree Frog and small-but-deadly Golden Poison Dart frog to the mammoth African bullfrog, capable of eating a mouse whole. The exhibit also includes a variety of interactive activities designed to teach visitors about amphibian habitats, characteristics, biology and related topics. Before leaving, visitors should be sure to check out the Tadpole Gallery, which will feature hand-painted frogs made by students from various Camden City School District elementary schools.
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      Aquarium Adventure: Feeding Fury
    • Saturday, April 26, 2014
    • Enjoy a toothy adventure as you explore the world of sharks. Check out the food preparation area, learn about shark care and even try feeding them.