Fort Fisher Tours and Adventures

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Add adventure to your visit! Choose from a variety of fun and educational programs offered throughout the year.

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BEHIND THE SCENES TOUR
A backstage pass to the Aquarium's hidden spaces. Explore animal care areas, husbandry, life support and more.
Ages 8 and older. 1.5 hours.
EXTENDED BEHIND THE SCENES
All the access of a Behind the Scenes Tour and much more. Visit the top of the largest Aquarium exhibit, the Cape Fear Shoals and watch a feeding.
Ages 8 and older. 2 hours.
FINS AND FAMILY TOUR
Behind the Scenes for the youngest fish fans. A perfect combination of fun and learning for families with children ages 3 to 7. Staff shares animal facts and assist in creating a fin-tastic craft to take home.
Ages 3 and older. 30 minutes.
CANOEING
Paddle with trained guides on an exploration of Zeke’s Island. Enjoy crabbing and birding.
Ages 8 and older. 3 hours.
Salt Marsh and Crabbing
Exciting expedition introduces the challenge of catching and releasing blue crabs.
Ages 7 and older. 2 hours.
SURF FISHING
Hit the beach to catch a big one. A trained instructor introduces you to fishing basics including casting and local fish identification. Rain or shine
Ages 10 and older. 3 hours.
AQUARIST APPRENTICE
Get your hands dirty helping staff feed and care for Aquarium animals.
Ages 10 and older. 2.5 hours. 

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