Fort Fisher Today at the Aquarium

Become an Aquarist Apprentice, watch sharks during a feeding or explore the salt marsh in a canoe on an exciting tour or adventure. Check out the Aquarium's Free Daily Programs, too!

Behind the Scenes Tour

01/20/2018, 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM

Weekly on Saturday

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Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at an aquarium? Space for animal holding, husbandry, life support systems and access to exhibits is hidden behind the Aquarium walls. If you have ever cared for a home aquarium, you may have some idea of what it takes to operate a collection of salt and freshwater exhibits, with hundreds of animals. Accompany Aquarium staff on a guided tour of animal quarantine, life support, food preparation and access areas. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes. For ages 8 and older. Ages 14 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Fee: $20 for ages 13 and older, $18 for ages 8-12. PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED.

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