5 Reasons To Become An Adventure Aquarium Gold Member

January 17, 2023


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Located just outside Philadelphia in the heart of Camden, New Jersey, Adventure Aquarium is home to a fantastic array of creatures like the largest collection of sharks in the Northeast (including a great hammerhead shark), green and loggerhead sea turtles, African and little blue penguins, a pair of Nile hippos, and countless other aquatic animals!

With so much to SEA, feel, and experience, an Adventure Aquarium Gold Membership is the perfect way to secure unlimited, year-long access to explore all our exciting offerings at an affordable price.

Below are six fin-tastic benefits provided by our Membership program. If you’re already convinced, go ahead and purchase your membership today!


Did you know that an Adventure Aquarium Membership can pay for itself in just two visits?

With unlimited, year-long access to our amazing collection of animals, it’s super EASY and FUN to get your money’s worth! You’ll find that most of our daily offerings are included with admission, with select experiences like virtual reality at an additional cost (not to worry, as a Gold Member, you enjoy exclusive discounts on those paid attractions!).

We should also mention that as an Adventure Aquarium Member, you are GUARANTEED the lowest possible membership price, 25% off, when renewing your membership for another year. Yay, savings!

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Demand is high for our most popular festivals. As an Adventure Aquarium Gold Member, you get access to member-exclusive preview nights where you can explore our most popular events before the general public! That means you’ll never miss a chance to check out fan favorites like Mermaids, Scuba Tooth Fairy and yet-to-be-announced events – all at no extra cost.


Adventure Aquarium Members get VIP treatment with exclusive Member discounts on parking (50%), dining (10%), shopping (10%), virtual reality (15%), and behind-the-scenes animal encounters (10%).

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Gold Members enjoy two (2) complimentary Bring-A-Friend tickets annually, which allow you to bring non-members to the Aquarium for FREE! We also offer four special Bring-A-Friend Weeks where members can bring one (1) friend at no extra cost.

If Gold Members need additional Bring-A-Friend tickets, you can purchase them at a discount at any time.


As a member, you can support our mission all year long. Each visit benefits our conservation and community partners working tirelessly to protect aquatic animals and the oceans they call home. Learn more about our conservation and community efforts here.

How else can I support the animals?

  • Adopt-an-Animal: Symbolically adopt an AAQ hippo, shark, sea turtle, or penguin to receive an official certificate of adoption and take-home souvenir bag.
  • Adventure Aquarium ACTS: In 2022, we rolled out our brand-new Adventure Aquarium ACTs conservation fund to raise money to support our local and global conservation and community efforts.

Become A Member Today!
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