Daily Schedule

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Feb 29, 2024

Daily Schedule

From animal feedings to educational encounters, Ripley's Aquarium promises a day full of wonder and discovery for the whole family.

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Aquatic Animals, Amazing Adventures!

Explore the enchanting realm of Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, where fascinating creatures and captivating underwater experiences offer a daily dose of wonder and awe.

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Ray Bay Dive Show

Discover our underwater world as Ripley's divers feed and interact with the stingrays they care for.

Penguin Feeding

Pop by and watch African penguins enjoy a live feeding in Penguin Playhouse!

Penguin Parade

Join African penguins as they parade around the aquarium, eager to meet you on their daily enrichment path!

Coral Reef Dive Show

Witness the colorful world of coral reefs and learn about their aquatic inhabitants.

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Woah! The Aquarium sounds like alotl fun! But what are you doing all the way down here with the axolotls – some of the most secretive salamanders in the world?!

Did you know the Great Smoky Mountains are considered the Salamander Capital of the World? Salamanders are abundant in the Smokies and outnumber human visitors on even the park’s busiest days!