Aquarium adventures, tours and programs

Fall & Winter, 2015-16

Free with admission!


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Fall and winter
Below the Surface Dive Program – 10:30 a.m and 2:30 p.m.
Fish Feeding Presentations – 11 a.m. Monday through Friday
Otter Program – 11 a.m. Saturday & Sunday
Creature Connection – 11:30 a.m.
Feeding Presentation, Living Shipwreck – 3:15 p.m.

Additional Activities

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Sign up for the Aquarium’s favorite indoor offerings, available throughout the fall and winter.

Monday (Selected, beginning in October)
2-4 p.m.
Succulent Seafood
Visit the area’s top eateries with the Aquarium to find out more about local species and how expert chefs choose, prepare and serve fresh fish and shellfish. Sessions include a taste test!  Ages 12 and up; $15 per person, per session.
Nov. 23 – Crab’s Claw, Atlantic Beach
Nov. 30 – Ice House, Swansboro
Dec. 7 – Island Grille, Atlantic Beach
Dec. 14 – Tight Lines, Morehead City
Dec. 21 – Ruddy Duck, Morehead City
Jan. 4 – Salt Water Grill, Swansboro
Jan. 11 – Ice House, Swansboro
Jan. 25 – Crab’s Claw, Atlantic Beach
Feb. 8 – Island Grille, Atlantic Beach

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.

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.