Fort Fisher: NC Aquariums | Kure Beach, NC 28449

EXPLORE FORT FISHER

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. Marvel at free-flying butterflies and roar with the dinosaurs.

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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Support Our Living Treasures

The North Carolina Aquarium Society invites you to join in the powerful work of the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher. Through the Living Treasures campaign you will help the Aquariums prosper and establish new exhibits and education programs. More importantly, with your support, we can provide superior care for animals and make a difference in conservation science to save vulnerable species from extinction. 

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CONSERVATION

Understanding. Responsibility. Action. The long-term health and sustainability of animals in the wild and in our care is a top priority for the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher. All members of our team are dedicated to responsible conservation in daily activities and mission-based initiatives. Current areas of focus include the threatened Carolina gopher frog, sand tiger sharks and sea turtles. In addition, as an accredited-member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and a partner in SAFE: Saving Animals From Extinction, we work together to keep the most vulnerable animals from disappearing and protect them for future generations.

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MEMBERSHIP

Help support exciting new exhibits, fun educational experiences and vital conservation programs helping to save animals from extinction by joining the North Carolina Aquariums. Members receive a host of valuable benefits like free admission, but also take pride in supporting the Aquariums and their mission.

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NC AQUARIUMS
FORT FISHER

900 Loggerhead Road
Kure Beach, NC 28449
(910) 772-0500

Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
Make connections with the natural world. Touch a stingray. Wonder at baby sea turtles. Talk to a diver swimming with eels and sharks. Explore more, together. See why visitors vote the Aquarium a top regional and national attraction each year.

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