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
Beginning Nov. 4, the Conservatory closes for major repairs. General admission reduced $3.
Cape Fear Festival of Trees
Dozens of decorated trees twinkle and sparkle in Aquarium halls until Jan. 2.
Tick off holiday to-do lists while little ones play, create and learn about life under the sea.