Adventure Aquarium

1 Riverside Dr., Camden, NJ 08103 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Adventure Aquarium

We are located on the Delaware Waterfront with panoramic views of Philadelphia and the Ben Franklin Bridge. Our guests enjoy views of sea turtles, sharks, and stingrays as well as providing opportunities to interact with aquatic animals including our African Penguins. Our venue is pleased to provide services that go beyond expectations from outstanding food and beverage service to one of a kind animal experiences. We are dedicated to making your special day a unique and memorable experience..

Facilities and Capacity

We are able to host celebrations in two event spaces. Currents Ballroom has a spectacular view of Philadelphia that is complemented with a wall of foor to ceiling windows to our 550,000-gallon Shark Realm Exhibit. This exhibit is home to over 20 sharks, rays and 1000 fish. Currents Foyer provides a terrific location for cocktails with floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the Philadelphia Skyline and the Delaware River. Its design was crafted to reflect the theme of the aquarium, full of features that emulate the elements throughout. Currents Ballroom can accommodate wedding ceremonies and receptions for 250 guests.

The South Seas Exhibit Space is host to a variety of exhibts which include little blue penguins, colorful fish, stingrays, sea turtles, sharks, and other sea creatures. Our Ocean Realm Theater provides a spectacular backdrop for wedding ceremonies. Guests are able to enjoy cocktails and hos d'oeuvres as they mingle through the variiety of exhibit spaces including Sea Turtle Cove, Phiranha Falls, Pirates Cove and our 750,000 gallon Ocean Realm Exhibit. Our guests dance the night away under a mobile of 1000 fish in the South Seas Rotunda. Your guests may also step outside to enjoy a panoramic view of the Delaware River and the Philadelphia Skyline on the South Seas balcony. The South Seas Exhibit Space can accommodate wedding ceremonies and receptions for 175 guests.

Services Offered

We offer our clients packages in order to assist them in creating a magical and memorable event. Celebrations at Adventure Aquarium may include a five-hour package inclusive of an open bar, a cocktail hour, dinner service, a champagne toast, house linens, complimentary parking, and event staff. Dinners are served as either three-course plated meals or as buffets. Dietary restrictions are accounted for and vegetarian options are made available to guests. Setup and teardown services are provided and coordinated by the aquarium's Catering Sales Manager. This is included in the presented five-hour package. Outside vendors are welcome pending approval by Adventure Aquarium.

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Underwater Christmas Tree
Underwater Christmas Tree
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Adventure Aquarium
Bride and groom with a penguin
Bride and groom with a penguin
Currents Ballroom - uplighting
Currents Ballroom - uplighting
Kiss in the shark tunnel
Kiss in the shark tunnel
Waterfront
Waterfront
Elegant centerpiece
Elegant centerpiece
Wedding Party in Ocean Realm
Wedding Party in Ocean Realm
Sweetheart table
Sweetheart table
Philadelphia skyline
Philadelphia skyline
Tiered cake
Tiered cake
Waterfront
Waterfront
Ceremony in Currents Ballroom
Ceremony in Currents Ballroom
Shark Tunnel
Shark Tunnel
Waterfront couple
Waterfront couple
Centerpiece in Rotunda
Centerpiece in Rotunda
Wedding cake in Currents
Wedding cake in Currents
Table set up by Ocean Realm panoramic window.Photo by Michael Leslie Photography
Table set up by Ocean Realm panoramic window.Photo by Michael Leslie Photography
Currents Ballroom
Currents Ballroom
Photo by Michael Leslie Photography
Photo by Michael Leslie Photography
Wedding Cake in Currents
Wedding Cake in Currents
Wedding Ceremony in Currents Ballroom
Wedding Ceremony in Currents Ballroom
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Extra Special Guest
Extra Special Guest
A quick nap with the fish!
A quick nap with the fish!
Wedding Cake in Currents
Wedding Cake in Currents
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Underwater Christmas Tree
Underwater Christmas Tree
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Bride and groom with a penguin
Bride and groom with a penguin

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47 Reviews for Adventure Aquarium

Recommended by 92% of couples


4.6 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.7
  • Professionalism 4.6
  • Flexibility 4.4
  • Value 4.6
  • Average response time 4.6

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    Christina · Getting married on 04/04/2020

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Incredivle

    We had the most incredible time. Planning was simple, staff was very responsive, and the night was incredible!

    Sent on 09/03/2019

    Adventure Aquarium's reply:

    Dear Christina,
    Thank you so much for the great review. Please share some of your photos when you get them.

    Best of luck to you and Matt.

    Terry
  • Brian

    Brian Motter · Married on 08/25/2019

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Dream Wedding

    What an awesome experience. Everyone involved with the process was absolutely amazing. I recommend this venue that is looking for a unique event space. From the food to the staff you will not be disappointed at all. We received so many compliments oh how great everything was. Thank you so very much.

    Sent on 08/30/2019

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Adventure Aquarium FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 1500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 1000.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    $ 500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Chairs
    China
    Clean Up
    Event Planning
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Cake Cutting
    Dessert
    Server(s)
    Wedding Cake
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 20.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Bartender(s)
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    2
  • Describe your venue:
    Ballroom
    Museum
    Waterfront
    Zoo
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Covered Outdoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    All Inclusive Packages
    Bar Services
    Cake
    Catering Services
    Event Planner
    Event Rentals
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside Cake
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash Bar
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Limited Bar
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
    Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Chairs
    Dance Floor
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Chocolate Fountain
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Valet
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    April
    May
    June
    September
    October
    November
    December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    July
    August

1 Wedding Deal & Discount

  • Adventure Aquarium 1
    Friday and Sunday Weddings

    YOUR SELECTION OF ONE (1) COMPLIMENTARY ENHANCEMENT “

    "LOVE" Ice Carving

    or

    ** Cocktail Reception Strolling Animal provided by Center for Aquatic Sciences

    or

    Three Tier Buttercream Wedding Cake provided by DiBartolo Bakery

Professional Network & Endorsements

5 Endorsements

  • Unique Invitations by Deborah Wedding Invitations

    Adventure Aquarium is such an awesome place for your event. I went to several events and it can be casual or extremely elegant and seeing the fish and sharks and other fun things there was an added plus. You can't get that type of entertainment anywhere else. I was extremely impressed. Deborah Carasso Unique Invitations by Deborah

  • Philadelphia String Quartet Wedding Musicians

    Very polite and very easy to work with. Beautiful location and well organized. Would recommend to all! It was a pleasure to work with you!

  • Kenny i Entertainment Wedding DJs

    We had the pleasure of providing the entertainment at Adventure Aquarium for a wedding this month and the staff, service, and food were excellent! Great attention to detail for the flow of the event and great communication before the event to organize details. We highly recommend this venue to anyone looking for a unique space with great service!

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  • 1 Riverside Dr. Camden, NJ, 08103 See on map
    856-579-6464 (Phone number)
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