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.
SURF FISHING WORKSHOP
This three-hour workshop includes one hour of classroom discussion, then surf fishing on the beach nearby. All equipment and bait provided. Program is rain or shine, with extra activities added in event of bad weather (e.g., throwing a cast net).
Ages 10 and older. 3 hours.
Job shadowing At the aquarium
High school students take a behind-the-scenes look at the life of a marine biologist and get their hands dirty helping feed and care for Aquarium animals.
High school students from 9th-12th grade. 3 hours.

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