SEA LIFE New Jersey at American Dream in East Rutherford, NJ
1 American Dream Way • East Rutherford, NJ 07073
Experience the city under the sea at SEA LIFE Aquarium, located in New Jersey’s American Dream! Come face-to-fin with thousands of the ocean’s most fascinating creatures in 10+ interactive exhibits themed to New York’s most memorable moments. Discover the wonders of the ocean without getting wet.
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To ensure their guests have the best experience possible, they limit the number of visitors that can be in SEA LIFE at one time.
Check the ticket guide to learn of their operational hours during your preferred date(s)!
Visits to New Jersey SEA LIFE Aquarium are not guided. The typical visit takes 1-2 hours, but you are welcome to stay for as long as you wish.
We do not allow outside food or beverage unless caring for babies or food allergies in children.
Yes, we are fully accessible for visitors with disabilities and wheelchair users. We do not provide wheelchair or stroller rentals at our attraction.
SEA LIFE New Jersey is taking all possible steps to ensure the safety and well-being of our guests, staff and creatures as needed, and are following the local safety regulations in place. This includes limiting capacity, requiring face coverings for staff, and ensuring social distancing through various signage and monitoring staff. Face masks are recommended. Enhanced cleaning measures will also be implemented throughout the day to clean and sanitize the aquarium including high-frequency touch points and play areas
After booking your ticket you will then need to reserve a date and time for your arrival. This helps us make your experience more enjoyable by reducing queue times, speeding up your entry into the attraction, and reducing crowding. Once inside the attraction, you may stay as long as you like!
To ensure our guests have the best experience possible, we limit the number of visitors that can be in SEA LIFE at one time. There are 30 minute windows between reservation times to control capacity in the attraction. This creates a better experience for all our guests!
During peak times, you may experience a short wait in the "I Have Tickets" line as guests enter SEA LIFE.
Guests that are a half hour late or more for their reservation will enter the "I Have Tickets" line, but may experience a longer than usual wait time.