Explore the amazing aquatic world up-close at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, America's #1 Aquarium! Special activities available include Splashing With the Stingrays, Penguin Encounter and Penguin Painting programs.
Marvel at 12-foot sharks, a giant sea turtle, thousands of exotic sea creatures and playful penguins swimming as you enjoy the aquarium’s spectacular, state-of-the-art underwater tunnels! Family Fun, interactive dive/feeding Shows and much more is available at this popular Gatlinburg attractions.
New for 2013 is a Dinosaur exhibit featuring fully animatronics dinosaurs, a volcano, interactives, hands-on activities, and information about these great creatures. The exhibit will entertain and educate visitors about the era when these amazing creatures walked on earth.
Open 365 days a year. Located in downtown Gatlinburg at traffic light #5.
U-Picks give you the flexibility that you seek in a vacation while saving you money compared to buying all attractions separately. The U-PICK combo includes a one day admission to Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies PLUS your choice of 2 other Ripleys attractions, including Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, Ripley's Haunted Adventure, Ripley's Marvelous Mirror Maze, Ripley's Moving Theater, Ripley's Davy Crockett Mini-Golf, Guinness World Records, and Ripley's Old McDonald's Farm Mini-Golf (Sevierville).
If you visit The Mirror Maze, you will have all day access. If you visit any or both miniature golf courses, you will receive 18 holes of golf. All other attractions are good for one visit.
Operation times vary per attraction, some may be weather permitting. The Haunted Adventure and Moving Theater are subject to height and/or age restrictions.