Sunday, December 28, 2014

Adventure Aquarium

LANDMARK, ATTRACTION
Adventure Aquarium
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1 Aquarium Dr. Camden, NJ 08103
866-451-2782
  • Calendar
    Upcoming events
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      KidZone
    • Sunday, December 28, 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, December 28, 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, December 28, 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, December 28, 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, December 28, 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, December 28, 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, December 28, 2014
    • Call the aquarium to find out which movies will be playing in the 4D Theater.
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      Seal Shores
    • Sunday, December 28, 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, December 28, 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, December 28, 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, December 28, 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, December 28, 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, December 28, 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, December 28, 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, December 28, 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, December 28, 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, December 28, 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, December 28, 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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      SCUBA Santa
    • Sunday, December 28, 2014
    • A scuba diving Santa Claus will be making daily appearances at the Aquarium through December.
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      Bumble Lights the Tree
    • Sunday, December 28, 2014
    • An "elf" will be joined by four special guests to tell the story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Afterwards, "Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster" will help light the Christmas tree.
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      Meet Rudolph & Bumble
    • Sunday, December 28, 2014
    • The Aquarium will be hosting character appearances and special programming themed around Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and his Snow Monster pal, Bumble.
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      I Believe in Scuba Santa
    • Monday, December 29, 2014
    • Scuba Santa's main helper tells the story of the Aquarium's Christmas Celebration while putting the final touches on the holiday decor with the help of a special guest: Scuba Santa himself.
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      New Year's Eve Splash
    • Wednesday, December 31, 2014
    • Adventure Aquarium is inviting families throughout the region to dress up in their finest New Year's Eve attire and head on down to the Camden Waterfront to ring in the New Year "family-style" at the Aquarium's first annual 'New Year's Eve Splash' - a special, limited-ticket event that promises to deliver amazing animal exhibits and experiences, family-friendly fun including a "Countdown" Dance Party, and of course, breathtaking views of the City of Philadelphia's fireworks display over the Delaware River at dusk. Join Adventure Aquarium's shark mascot, Gill, along with the absent-minded Professor Reef, as they dust off their tuxedos to co-host the event. In addition to offering exclusive access to the Aquarium, guests will enjoy family-friendly music and activities, up-close animal encounters, character appearances and a special New Year's Eve "Countdown" Dance Party complete with party hats and noisemakers. Guests of Adventure Aquairum's New Year's Eve Splash also receive free parking, a free 4X6" family photo and a free plush gift for kids 12 and under.
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      New Year's Eve Splash
    • Wednesday, December 31, 2014
    • Families are invited to enjoy an early New Year's celebration at Adventure Aquarium. Highlights include music and activities, animal encounters, character appearances and a "Countdown" dance party with party favors. Guests can also enjoy a great view of iconic New Year's Eve fireworks display over the Waterfront promenade at dusk.
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      Aquarium Adventure: Feeding Fury
    • Saturday, January 3, 2015
    • 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.