The North Carolina Aquariums and Jennette's Pier welcome guests to enjoy each location.

Visitors to the Aquariums can purchase tickets and make reservations online.

Choose a facility to learn more, purchase tickets, and reserve your visit today.* 

*Fishing at Jennette's Pier does not require advance registration.



Visitors at the fish tank
Turtle Rescue


The North Carolina Aquariums are dedicated to animals in our care and in the wild. We recognize the challenges threatening species locally and globally. Our team commits resources and time to learning more and taking action through research, fieldwork, education and the daily efforts of staff.

Ways to Give

Adopt an Animal

Your tax-deductible contribution will help the Aquariums feed, care for and display these animals for one full year!


Help us support animal rescue and conversation priorities, bring science education to life, and add exciting new exhibits to the aquarium!

Business Memberships

Help support the NC Aquariums so we can continue to create connections to nature, save species, and care for animals.


Be among the first to show your support for the NC Aquariums and Jennette’s Pier with this specialty plate for your car or truck.