Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

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88 River Rd
Gatlinburg, TN 37738

(865) 430-8808


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.

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Ripley’s Glass Bottom Boats Launch Over Shark Lagoon

March 7, 2017

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies in nearby Gatlinburg has opened up another window to a wondrous underwater world with its newest attraction. The Gatlinburg TN aquarium recently launched its Glass Bottom Boat Adventure, giving visitors of all ages a chance to set out over the calm waters of the Shark Lagoon and get a new view into the habitats of thousands of creatures teeming below. Travel Under The Sea Ripley’s Glass Bottom Boat Adventure puts just 3-inches between visitors and the aquatic inhabitants of Shark Lagoon. The 16-foot boats feature a large pane of glass in the … Read More