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Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg, TN, is literally teeming with life - over 10,000 exotic sea creatures in 350 individual species. There are more fish in this aquarium than there are people living in the entire town of Gatlinburg!
All reviews shark tank penguin exhibit sea life horseshoe crabs moving walkway the pearl underwater tunnel glass bottom boat conveyor belt all ages rainy day great for kids gift shop whole family little pricey worth the money great place to visit
The Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies was amazing! Our group included three adults and a six year old boy. There was something for everyone. The Shark Lagoon had a 340 foot underwater tunnel with various fish, sharks, and sawfish. There was an area to touch...More
The best part about this aquarium is how well everything is spaced out. I never felt once over crowded in the exhibits, I loved the hands on activities they had for adults and children. And of course there’s no beating the under water tunnel looking...More
Wow!! This place was amazing. We recently visited with our young kids (9 & 3). They both loved it and wanted to go back again. If you're going to the Gatlinburg area, definitely make it a point to go to the aquarium.
First of all, we had a blast here. Shark Lagoon is world class. Stingray Bay is amazing along with the penguins. We got to watch the divers at Coral Reef and Stingray Bay, let your kids interact with the diver afterwards!
Unfortunately we witnessed a...More
What an amazing place! Beautiful aquariums with so many interesting creatures. A huge indoor play area, glass bottom boat rides and an underwater tunnel that will surround you with sharks, stingrays and more! There are penguins, starfish, octopuses, and more. Don’t forget to check out...More