A seahorse



General Admission Prices
Adults (Ages 13-61): $12.95
Seniors (Ages 62 and older): $11.95
Military: $11.95
Children (Ages 3-12): $10.95
Ages 2 and younger and NC Aquarium Society Members: FREE
EBT cardholders can now book online tickets.
*taxes not included

a moon jelly floating in water with a blue background

We are excited to see you!

We look forward to welcoming you to the North Carolina Aquarium Pine Knoll Shores.

Advanced tickets are recommended for general admission and members. A limited number of tickets are available per hour.

Not a Member? Join or renew today and then reserve your time!


N.C. homeschool families: are eligible for one free visit annually from September 1 thru June 15.  This discount is only available Monday- Friday. N.C. homeschool identification is required for entrance.

North Carolina EBT cardholders: may purchase a discounted ticket for themselves and three additional people, no more than four tickets per valid EBT account. Other guests will be charged the general admission price. You must show your EBT card and photo Id upon arrival. Pandemic-EBT cards are not accepted.

AZA reciprocal memberships: Check to see if your Zoo or Aquarium participates in our 50% off reciprocal program. The discount may be applied for the two named adults and up to two child tickets per membership. Must present a membership card with current expiration date and matching photo ID.

Check reciprocal program here