Exhibits & Habitats


Explore the fintastic exhibits at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island!

Take a Google 360 Tour!

Seven Rivers

Seven Rivers highlights the cultural history and animals, including amphibians, snakes and juvenile alligators, tied to the waters of the Albemarle.

Wild Wetlands

Wander through Wild Wetlands featuring river otters, alligators and turtles.


Learn about sea turtle conservation in the Sea Turtle Assistance and Rehabilitation (STAR) Center and interactive Operation: Sea Turtle Rescue.

Sea Treasures

Walk through a sunken ship to find sea treasures and marine life living off our coast.

Sea Senses

Get up-close views of stingrays and invertebrates in Sea Senses.

Delicate Drifters

Wonder at the ethereal world of sea jellies in Delicate Drifters.

Ironclad Sanctuary

Experience the incredible history of the U.S.S. Monitor in the Ironclad Sanctuary.

Graveyard of the Atlantic

Watch sharks and other fish swim by in the Graveyard of the Atlantic and jump into the interactive Gulf Stream exhibit.

Soundside Pier

Explore the outdoors from the Soundside Pier and around the grounds.