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
Behind the Scenes Tour
Explore animal care areas, food preparation and more behind the Aquarium walls.
Cape Fear Festival of Trees
Decorated trees deck the Aquarium halls for the holidays. Nov. 19-Jan. 2
Fun, learning and crafts for little elves at the Aquarium. Dec. 8. 15 & 22.