|Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg, TN, features over 10,000 exotic sea creatures in 350 individual species and was voted Best U.S. Aquarium!
Marvel at 12-foot sharks, a giant sea turtle, thousands of exotic sea creatures and playful penguins in State-of-the-Art Underwater Tunnels! Touch Horseshoe Crabs, Jellyfish & Stingrays! Hourly Dive/Feeding Shows and more!
Offering unique experiences, behind the scenes tours, and educational programs, there is something for everyone. Sleeping with the Sharks, Splashing with the Stingrays, Penguin Encounter and Painting are just a few of the variety of programs!
Featuring the most spectacular state-of-the-art underwater tunnels, you’ll marvel at 12-foot sharks, a giant sea turtle, thousands of exotic sea creatures and playful penguins. Touch Horseshoe Crabs, Jellyfish & Stingrays! Play in the New 3-Story Discovery Treehouse & Play Center! Experience a ride over Shark Lagoon in the New Glass Bottom Boat! See Mermaids swimming June & July! Family Fun, Interactive, Hourly Dive/Feeding Shows and much, much more!