Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies Contact Address: 88 River Rd Gatlinburg, TN 37738 Telephone: (865) 430-8808 Visit Website Marvel at every creature of the ocean without getting wet! From playful penguins to fierce-looking sharks, this amazing aquatic world is educational and fun...the highlight of downtown Gatlinburg. A full day of fun is just a short walk or trolley ride away. Explore all the areas in the aquarium including Tropical Rainforest, Ocean Realm, Systems Controls, Coral Reef, Shark Lagoon, Discovery Center, the Gallery of the Seas, Stingray Bay, Touch a Ray Bay and our Penguin Playhouse. Location Show options Hide options Additional options Avoid highways Avoid tolls KM Miles Get Directions Print Directions Media Click on a thumbnail to view the image gallery and navigate using the arrow keys.