Sleep With the Sharks

Sleep With the Sharks

Spend your evening counting sharks instead of sheep at this overnight adventure!

Do Sharks Sleep?

Find out what goes on in Shark Lagoon after hours when you spend the night at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies. After a fun-filled night including a late-night snack, scavenger hunt, and fun activity, drift off to sleep while sharks keep a watchful eye on you!

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Tier Pricing
Group Sleepovers $100.00 +Tax
Family Sleepovers $100.00 +Tax
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From family events to scout adventures and private opportunities, there is a sleepover experience for everyone!

Group Sleepovers

Sleep with the Sharks is offered every night of the year for groups of 10 to 120, based on availability. Submit a request!

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What's Included

  • Late night snack

  • Scavenger hunt

  • Fun activity

  • Aquarium admission

  • Continental breakfast

  • Animal Encounter

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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!