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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Turn the Tide Fest
Join us for a beach sweep, yoga on the boardwalk, live music and more. March 30.
Ages 5 to 16 explore the outdoors through coastal adventures with trained staff.
5K Race for the Planet
Take in scenic Fort Fisher with a flat, fast, family-friendly 5K. April 28.