Aquarium adventures and tours

Fall 2014

Tuesday, Thursday
9 – 11 a.m.

Stand-Up Paddle Boarding
Explore Bogue Sound on a stand-up paddle board with an instructor to guide you. Discover the plants and animals that call the Roosevelt Natural Area their home. Ages 8 and up, $50. (Through September, weather permitting)

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday
12- 12:45 p.m.

Behind the Scenes – Aquarium At a Glance
Visit food preparation areas, animal holding areas and labs, and get a look at the Living Shipwreck exhibit from above. Ages 5 and up, $12.

Friday
8 – 11 a.m.
Surf Fishing
Learn to catch the big ones from the surf with expert instruction and hands-on experience. License requirement is covered; equipment and bait are provided. Ages 10 and up, $25. (September – November, weather permitting)

Saturday
9- 11 a.m.
Early Bird Paddle Trip
Grab a paddle and join the Aquarium for an adventure your family will never forget. Load up canoes or kayaks provided by the Aquarium and enjoy a leisurely ride through quiet backwaters to explore the diversity of the salt marsh. Ages 10 and up, $25. (September – November, weather permitting).

2 – 3:30 p.m.
Behind the Scenes – Aquarium Close Encounters
Visit labs and holding areas, help with food preparation and feed the animals in this thorough behind-the-scenes tour that includes a look at the Living Shipwreck from above. Ages 8 and up, $20.