Come visit Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg, Tennessee to see an underwater treasure of aquatic life in the Smoky Mountains. A whole new world opens before your eyes while you watch sharks, a sea turtle and schools of fish swim right over your head.
Travel through the world’s most spectacular underwater tunnel, hourly dive shows and a knowledgeable staff anwering questions. Pet a stingray, hold horseshoe crabs and come face to face with a giant octopus, sea horses, tropical fish, piranha as well as poisonous frogs and other exotic creatures for you to discover.
Seventy percent (70%) of the Earth is covered with water and whether it is a mountain stream or tropical lagoon, water is essential to life. Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies is literally teaming with life - our 10,000 exotic sea creatures comprise more than 350 individual species.
There are more fish in this aquarium than there are people living in the entire town of Gatlinburg. Although Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies is hundreds of miles from the ocean, the scenic beauty and the abundance of water all around make the town of Gatlinburg a "natural" location for a world-class aquarium, America's most fun aquarium.
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg, Tennessee is one of several local attractions featured with Appalachian GhostWalks' "Haunted Historic Gatlinburg GhostWalk". There are several fantastic itineraries presented daily and/or nightly, year-round. Reservations are required so call (423) 743-WALK (9255) for reservations by telephone, or RESERVE NOW ONLINE for a SPOOK-tacular good time!!!
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