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.
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Saving Penguins with Santa Breakfast
Discover why St. Nick needs help to protecting his special friends. Dec.16 and 17.
Festival of Trees
Dozens of sparkling trees deck our halls through Jan. 1.
Santa by the Sea
Two days of holiday cheer! Santa and his special penguin guests. Dec.16 & 17.