Ripley's Aquarium Of The Smokies

88 River Road

Gatlinburg, TN 37738-

(865) 430-8808

Toll Free: 1-888-240-1358

2017 Best US Aquarium by USA Today! Spectacular underwater tunnel with 12-foot sharks, giant sea turtle and thousands of exotic sea creatures! Playful penguins, dive/feeding shows, touch stingrays, horseshoe crabs, jellyfish and more!

Experience the Amazing Aquatic World Up-Close at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies. Marvel at 12-foot sharks, the giant sea turtle, thousands of exotic sea creatures and playful penguins swimming as you enjoy the State-of-the-art clear underwater Tunnels throughout! An Ultimate Underwater Experience without being wet! Explore the lush world of the Tropical Rainforest, the unique world of Ocean Realm, Nature’s Kaleidoscope in Coral Reef, the Best Shark Exhibit in the Most Spectacular Underwater Tunnel in Shark Lagoon, have fun in a kid’s paradise in the Discover Center, see the deadly but beautiful in Gallery of the Seas.

  • Handicap Accessibility
  • Located Downtown
  • Senior Discount
  • Buy Tickets online
  • Gift Shop
  • Fun for Everyone
  • Military Discount
  • Tours available
  • Group Rates available
  • Fun For Little Ones
  • Indoors
  • Open year-round
  • AAA Discount

Gatlinburg’s wide variety of attractions have visitors coming back, year after year. No matter your age or what you like to do, there’s something for every member of your family in Gatlinburg. Whether you want to hike through the mountains, pitch a tent in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, ride the Aerial Tramway or hang out downtown, Gatlinburg is your perfect travel destination.