12 Reasons to Visit AAQ

Piranha Falls

Piranha Falls

Journey to Piranha Falls for a unique multi-sensory experience of life on the Amazon River, virtually taking you deep into the largest rainforest on Earth without leaving New Jersey. Watch our school of 120 glittering red-bellied piranha swim below two beautiful waterfalls – and prepare for the storm.

 

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Summer Sea Camp

Join the Center for Aquatic Sciences at Adventure Aquarium for one of our “shark-tastic” summer camp experiences! This year, children will have the opportunity to become shark scientists while exploring Adventure Aquarium. From ancient Megalodon to the Great White, we’ll learn about sharks and other ocean animals that call the ocean home.

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Ozzy

Ozzy

You may have noticed there’s a new sea turtle resident in Ocean Realm. Remember our rehab and release sea turtle, Ozzy? He made his debut in our largest exhibit and is excited for visitors. Stop by and say hello!

 

Hippo

Hippos

Button and Genny always enjoy visits. Stop by and give a big hippo "hello" to our ladies! See the ladies eat their favorite fruits and vegetables during shows and feeds throughout the day. And don't miss out on Hippo Bedtime at 4:45pm daily in Hippo Haven.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shark Awareness Weekend

Shark Awareness Weekend

On Saturday, May 27 through Monday, May 29, learn all about the largest collection of sharks on the East Coast. Also, enjoy TONS of shark fun, including exclusive shark encounters, games and more.

 

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Octonauts 3D Movie

3D Movie

Have you seen our new 3D movie? Join the Octonauts as they travel deep down the Amazon River in search of a lost city and Kawzii's long lost grandfather, Calico Jack. Included with admission.

 

 

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Elanora

Elanora

Stop by Little Blue Beach, where it's always sunny and blue, to visit our first-ever little blue chick, Elanora, and little blue additions, Maremma and Kororaa.

 

Shark

Sharks

No one does sharks better! Marvel at the largest collection of sharks on the East Coast in a variety of ways:

Dare to Cross Shark Bridge - Walk just inches above our Shark Realm exhibit, home to dozens of sharks.

Shark Tunnel - Surround yourself with sharks as you walk through our 40-foot glass tunnel.

Shark & Ray Encounter - Put on a wetsuit and test the waters. Come face-to-face with our sharks in Shark Realm. Snorkel and come within inches of sandbar and sand tiger sharks. Then swim and feed dozens of playful stingrays, all in one visit! Reserve your spot today – space is limited.

 

 


Little Blue Penguin Naming

Name our little blue penguin chick!

Our husbandry staff came up with 3 names for our little blue chick and now we need your help choosing one! Choose between Kirra, Talia or Terra.

 


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Member Early Open

Member Early Opens

ATTENTION MEMBERS - Enjoy the aquarium before the general public! Take advantage of early access weekdays until August 25. The aquarium will open at 9:30 a.m. for Members.

 

 

 

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Darwin

Darwin

Darwin, our rehab and release sea turtle, is growing up fast! He's been eating well and doing great with his enrichment sessions. Come see him in Sea Turtle Cove!


Touch Exhibits

Touch Exhibits

Be adventurous - touch a shark, stingray, sea cucumber and more!

Touch-A-Shark - Be fearless and touch one of our exotic sharks at Touch-A-Shark, presented by Humana.

Stingray Beach Club - Come meet and touch several types of stingray species. You can even feed one during special, private stingray feeds throughout the day (check show guide for times).

Gill's Grotto - Get your hands on with more than a dozen warm-water invertebrates including a variety of colorful sea stars and other wonderful species, such as the scarlet cleaner shrimp, sea apples and more!

Creature Feature - See and touch slick, slimy and all-around cool invertebrates, such as several species of exotic and colorful seastars, anemones, and more.



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