EXPLORE. DISCOVER. ENJOY.
Make connections with the natural world at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher. Feel the smooth skin of a gliding stingray. Climb along Adventure Reef. Talk with a diver swimming the depths with eels and sharks. Look an albino alligator in the eye. Wonder at baby sea turtles.
Discover aquatic wildlife at free daily dive shows and animal encounters. Explore more with behind-the-scenes tours, outdoor adventures and kid friendly camps.
See why visitors vote the Aquarium a top regional and national attraction each year.
Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
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Hugs and Fishes
Games, crafts and animal programs keep the fun going all night at this kids-only sleepover.
Children are invited to learn about the watery world around us with games, crafts and live animal presentations. Jan. 15 & 26.
Dino Coloring Contest
Calling all artists-enter by Jan. 24 for a chance to see your vision on a real dino.