Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

88 River Road, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 430-8808

Making Memories that Last! Spectacular underwater tunnel with 12-foot sharks, giant sea turtle and thousands of exotic sea creatures! Playful penguins, dive/feeding shows, touch stingrays and jellyfish plus more!

  • Experience Sleeping With the Sharks
  • Educational Programs
  • Penguin Encounter and Painting programs
  • Marvel at 12-foot sharks, a giant sea turtle, thousands of exotic sea creatures and playful penguins as you enjoy the Most Spectacular, State-of-the-Art Underwater Tunnels
  • Touch Jellyfish & Stingrays
  • Play in the New 3-Story Discovery Treehouse & Play Center
  • Experience a ride over Shark Lagoon in the New Glass Bottom Boat
  • Family Fun, Interactive, and much, much more

Open 365 days a year. Memorial-Labor Day Mon-Thur » 9:00am to 10:00pm Fri-Sun » 9:00am to 11:00pm Labor Day – New Year’s Day Mon-Thur » 9:00am to 9:00pm Fri-Sun » 9:00am to 10:00

  • Public Restroom
  • Gift Shop / Shopping on Site
  • AAA Discount
  • Onsite Restaurant/Concession