This Week at the Aquarium

 

For easy indoor activity registration please click here. Easy registration for an outdoor activity happens here.

See something new every day at the Aquarium. Aquarium admission includes free daily programs including animal presentations, short films, dive shows and exciting animal feedings. To view the daily program schedule click here.

Explore more at the Aquarium through special activities and programs. Look below to see upcoming activities. If you’d like to see activities for the entire month click here. Please note special activities require preregistration and an additional fee.

THURSDAY 4/2

Behind the Scenes TourExtended Behind the Scenes

Date: Thursday, April 2
Time: 2 p.m.
Ages: 8 and older. Ages 14 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Fee: $23 for ages 13 and older, $21 for ages 8-12. Preregistration required.
It’s feeding time, and you’re invited to watch. Visit the top of our largest exhibit, the Cape Fear Shoals, during an expanded tour behind the scenes. Get a birds-eye view of this 235,000 gallon tank as sharks, stingrays, moray eels and other fish swim below! Aquarists feed the animals during the tour, offering a unique opportunity for close-up viewing.

SUNDAY 4/5

Behind the ScenesBehind the Scenes Tour

Date: Sunday, March 29
Time: 11:15 a.m.
Ages: 8 and older. Ages 14 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Fee: $18 for ages 13 and older, $16 for ages 8-12. Preregistration required.
Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at an aquarium? Space for animal holding, husbandry, life support systems and access to exhibits is hidden behind the Aquarium walls. Accompany Aquarium staff on a guided tour of animal quarantine, life support, food preparation and access areas.

Salt Marsh and CrabbingSalt Marsh Exploration

Date: Sunday, April 5
Time: 1 p.m.
Ages: 7 and older. Ages 14 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Fee: $18 for ages 13 and older, $16 for ages 7-12. Preregistration required.
Hike the salt marsh trail and view first-hand the activities of marsh-dwelling animals and the variety of plants found in this rich environment. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes and be prepared to get wet and muddy.

For easy registration for an indoor activity please click here. For easy registration for an outdoor activity please click here.