Video:Tour Camden, NJ's Adventure Aquariumwith John Fischer
See highlights from the amazing Aquarium in Camden, NJ including the Rainbow Reef, Ocean Realm Theater, and Penguin Island.See Transcript
Transcript:Tour Camden, NJ's Adventure AquariumHi, I'm John Fischer, your Guide to the Greater Philadelphia and South Jersey area at About.com.
Adventure Aquarium RemodelingWith a new name, double the exhibit space and a 53 million dollar investment, the new Adventure Aquarium opened on the Camden Waterfront on May 25, 2005.
Ocean RealmIrazu Falls welcomes visitors to the first main exhibit area the Ocean Realm where visitors can see Northern Diamondback Terrapins - hardshell turtles, and a lovely exhibit of the fish found near and Under the Boardwalk. You can view spiny lobsters so close you feel like you were in tha tank with them.
Rainbow ReefRainbow Reef features many of the colorful fish found just off the New Jersey and Eastern Atlantic coast. If you look carefully you may even see a Moray Eel.
Ocean Realm TheaterThe highlight of the Ocean Realm is the Ocean Realm Theater where divers feed the fish twice daily and answer questions from the audience.
Penguin IslandOutside you'll find Penguin Island featuring 21 African Penguins and the Seal Shores Exhibit, home to 7 harbor and gray seals.
Aviary and African RiverThe second large exhibit area is the West African River experience with a free flight aviary. The highlight of this exhibit are the two female African hippos named Button and Jenny who you can view in their underwater home.
Jules Verne GalleryIn the Jules Verne Gallery you'll find some of the most exotic and fascinating creatures of the sea including deep sea jellyfish and sea dragons.
SharksThe highlight of the Adventure Aqaurium is the new 550,00 gallon Shark Realm where over 20 sharks and other sea creatures make their home. You can view them from the new underwater shark tunnel or one of the many floor to ceiling viewing areas. The Adventure Aquarium has so much to see and do. You can easily spend the entire day at this new highlight of the Delaware Riverfront.
Adventure Aquarium Gift ShopYour final stop is the new Adventure Pier Gift Shop where you can buy that special souvenier and start making your plans for your next visit to the Adventure Aquarium.
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