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
Conservatory Closure Into Spring
Closed for major repairs and new otter habitat construction. General admission reduced $3.
Day Camps for Kids
Explore more with trained marine educators. Summer camp enrollment opens March 1.
5K Race for the Planet
Take in scenic Fort Fisher with a flat, fast and fun run by the sea. 8 a.m. April 19.