Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

Voted Best U.S. Aquarium by USA Today and One of the Top 5 Aquariums in the USA & World by TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice! Explore the Amazing Aquatic World Up-Close! Marvel at 12-foot sharks, the giant sea turtle, thousands of exotic sea creatures and playful penguins swimming as you enjoy the State-of-the-Art Clear Underwater Tunnels throughout! An Ultimate Underwater Experience without being wet! Explore the lush, unique and beautiful worlds of the Tropical Rain-forest, Ocean Realm, Coral Reef, and Gallery of the Seas, and the Best Shark Exhibit in the Most Spectacular Underwater Tunnel in Shark Lagoon. Play in the New 3-Story Discovery Treehouse & Play Center! Enjoy entertaining hourly dive and feeding shows in Coral Reef, Stingray Bay and Penguin Playhouse. See Mermaids swimming in June & July! Pet jellyfish and stingrays in the Discovery Center and Touch-A-Ray Bay. Enjoy playful penguins swimming, pop up on the penguins' private beach and get nose-to-beak in Penguin Playhouse, voted by USA Today Travel 10 Best as one of the best places to see penguins in the world! Want a Unique Experience? Experience a Glass Bottom Boat ride over Shark Lagoon, Penguin Encounter, Penguin Painting, Educational Programs, Sleep with the Sharks, PJ Party with the Penguins, Summer Camps and themed Birthday Parties! Fun-Filled family experience and MUCH, MUCH MORE!

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88 River Road , Gatlinburg , TN 37738