EXPLORE. DISCOVER. ENJOY.
Make connections with the natural world at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher. Feel the smooth skin of a gliding stingray. Climb along Adventure Reef. Talk with a diver swimming the depths with eels and sharks. Look an albino alligator in the eye. Wonder at baby sea turtles.
Discover aquatic wildlife at free daily dive shows and animal encounters. Explore more with behind-the-scenes tours, outdoor adventures and kid friendly camps.
See why visitors vote the Aquarium a top regional and national attraction each year.
Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
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Alligator Egg Hunt
Meet a baby alligator, make an egg basket and hunt for candy-filled eggs. March 24, 30 & 31.
5K Race for the Planet
Take in scenic fort fisher with this fast, flat 5K. April 22.
Aquacamp- All About Dinosaurs
See our life-sized animatronic dinosaurs and meet some of their living relatives!