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.
Plan your visit todayTicketsExhibitsToday at the AquariumWhat's New
Women in Science Day
Young minds explore leading scientist's work with hands-on activities. May 4.
Mommy and Me Painting
Create treasured memories and a fun, take-home sea turtle masterpiece. May 11.
5K Race for the Planet
Take in scenic Fort Fisher with a flat, fast, family-friendly 5K. April 28.