Daily Programs

Daily programs are included with admission and are scheduled throughout the day. Programs are subject to change, so please check Aquarium monitors when you arrive, or ask a staff member for the day’s schedule.

Daily Schedule for November 1 – February 28

Dialogue with a Diver 

Time:  10:30 am 
Interact with our divers in the 285,000-gallon Graveyard of the Atlantic exhibit. Divers and staff educators answer your questions about Aquarium animals and explain why diving with sharks is not such a scary job.

 

 

 

Live Animal Encounter

Time: 11:30 a.m.
Come face-to-face with alligators, snakes, sea turtles and other live animals. Discover how their adaptations make them so amazing! You may even have a chance to touch the featured creature and take a souvenir photo.

 

Ocean Odyssey

Time: 1:30 p.m. 
Explore the aquatic world with presentations on marine life such as sharks, whales, and jellies.  Spin the wheel or pick a category in games that test your knowledge of North Carolina wildlife.  These aquarium educator-led presentations will provide you with fascinating facts about the ocean’s ecosystems

 

Animal Feedings
Viewing animal feedings is a sure way to experience an everyday part of an animal’s life. Learn from an Aquarium educator what food different animals require, how they find it, and how we duplicate their natural foraging choices at the Aquarium.

       Weekly Feeding Schedule

       Mondays: 3 pm - Stingray feeding at the Close Encounters touch tank.

       Tuesdays: 3 pm – Stingray feeding at the Close Encounters touch tank.

       Wednesdays: 3 pm – Stingray feeding at the Close Encounters touch tank.

       Thursdays: 3 pm -Stingray feeding at the Close Encounters touch tank.

       Fridays: 3 pm – Stingray feeding at the Close Encounters touch tank.

       Saturdays: 3 pm – Fish feeding in the Graveyard of the Atlantic tank.

       Sundays: 3 pm – Fish feeding in the Graveyard of the Atlantic tank.

 

 Educational Films

Times: 3:30 pm

Join us in Neptune’s Theater for an entertaining and enlightening film of the day, chosen from our library of marine related videos.  It may focus on specific animals such as alligators and sea turtles, explore different habitats from icebergs to deep sea trenches, or provide insight on how to make a difference in the environment.

 

 

 

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