Shark Bridge

What is Shark Bridge? 

Shark Bridge, presented by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, is the longest, V-shaped rope suspension bridge in the world, where visitors will walk just inches above the 21-foot deep Shark Realm exhibit.
What’s all the excitement about Shark Bridge?

Sharks are fascinating, majestic creatures – would you dare to walk over them? 

Here are a few reasons why we dare you to cross Shark Bridge: 

    • Shark Bridge will bring you closer as you bravely walk just inches above nearly 30 magnificent sand tiger, sandbar and nurse sharks along with other animals. 
    • Gain a whole different perspective of the 550,000-gallon Shark Realm exhibit and its dorsal-finned residents. 
    • Take a look behind the scenes of Adventure Aquairum and have access to areas previously reserved for biologists on our husbandry team.
    • At 81 feet, it is the longest bridge of its kind in the world and sure to be a unique, one-of-a-kind experience!

Please Note: This is an able-bodied experience.

Suggested Activities

Blacktip Shark

The blacktip shark gets its name from its distinctive black markings on the tips of its fins. Although it is found worldwide, it is one of the most common sharks found inshore off the coast of Florida.

Location: Shark Realm

Nurse Shark

The nurse shark is a common inshore bottom-dwelling shark, found in tropical and subtropical waters, and its typical habitats are reefs, channels between mangrove islands and sand flats.

Location: Shark Realm

Sandbar Shark

The sandbar shark, also known as the brown shark, is one of the biggest coastal sharks in the world. It is the most common shark species swimming along the mid-Atlantic coast. Its most distinguishing characteristic is a taller than average first dorsal fin.

Location: Shark Realm

Sand Tiger Shark

The sand tiger shark is a large, slow-moving shark notable for its jagged teeth and menacing appearance. This shark looks fierce as it slowly swims with its mouth open and needle-like teeth exposed.

Location: Shark Realm

Shark Realm

Over 20 sharks and 200 animals live in our 550,000-gallon shark realm. So you can find yourself completely surrounded by some of the fiercest creatures in the ocean. Like sandbar sharks, sand tiger sharks and more.

Location: Zone D

Touch A Shark

You and your family and friends will be thrilled to actually TOUCH and FEEL some of the most exotic sharks in the world in the TOUCH A SHARK exhibit.

Location: Zone A