North Carolina School Groups


  • Public and private elementary and secondary schools
  • Community and technical colleges
  • Public and private colleges and universities
  • Charter schools

There are no general admission charges for pre-registered students and teachers (including teacher assistants) of North Carolina School groups. ALL parent chaperones will be charged a $6 admission fee.

Schools must pre-register or admittance may be denied due to building capacity. We ask that you pre-register at least two weeks in advance. Whether it’s a tour of the exhibits or an additional special activity, various options for your group are listed below.


Registration Form

Field Trip Guide

Aquarium Rules and Parking Guidelines

Sharkbites Group Meal Plan

Can’t Come to the Aquarium? Learn more about the Outreach program where the aquarium comes to your school.

For more information, or to register your group please call 910-772-0542 Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm or e-mail