Hours, Location & Directions

Prices and Hours are subject to change in Season and during Special Events.

AQUARIUM HOURS

January – February

  • Mon-Thur » 9:00am to 8:00pm
  • Fri-Sun » 9:00am to 10:00pm

March – Memorial Day

  • Mon-Thur » 9:00am to 9:00pm
  • Fri-Sun » 9:00am to 10:00pm

Memorial – Labor Day

  • Mon-Thur » 9:00am to 10:00pm
  • Fri-Sun » 9:00am to 11:00pm

Labor Day – New Year’s Day

  • Mon-Thur » 9:00am to 9:00pm
  • Fri-Sun » 9:00am to 10:00pm

OPEN 365 DAYS A YEAR!

ADDRESS

Traffic Light #5
88 River Rd
Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738

GETTING HERE

From Virginia

Take I-81 South to I -40 East to Exit 435 (Newport) and follow Hwy 321 South all the way into Gatlinburg. Approximate drive time from interstate: 45 minutes.

From Lexington

Take I-75 South to I-640 East, then I-40 East to exit 407 torwards GATLINBURG / SEVIERVILLE / PIGEON FORGE. Stay on Parkway through the Great Smoky Mountains. Approximate drivetime from interstate: 45 minutes.
Alternate Route: Take I-75 South to I-640 East, then I-40 East to exit 435 (Newport) and follow Highway 321 South to Gatlinburg. Approximate drivetime from interstate: 45 minutes.

From Chattanooga

Take Exit 81 on I-75 North and follow Highway 321 North through Maryville and Townsend and Highway 73 to Gatlinburg. Approximate driving time from interstate: 70 minutes.

From Nashville

From I-40 take I-75 South to Exit 81 and follow Highway 321 North through Maryville and Townsend and Highway 73 to Gatlinburg. Approximate driving time from interstate: 70 minutes.

From Asheville

Take I-40 West to Exit 443 and follow Foothills Parkway to Highway 321 South to Gatlinburg. Approximate drive time from interstate: 45 minutes.

From Atlanta

Take I-85 North to I-985 North to US 23. Take US 23 to Highway 23/441 to Highway 74/441 through Cherokee, NC to Gatlinburg. Approximate drive time from Atlanta: 4 hours 10 minutes.

Alternate Routes to Gatlinburg


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