Indoor Tours –
Join NC Aquarium staff members on a behind the scenes tour where you will help prepare animal diets and participate in some daily care and maintenance tasks! Explore spaces designed for animal holding, and gain backstage access to exhibits. Finally, catch a birds-eye view of the 235,000 gallon tank that is home to sharks, stingrays, moray eels, and other fish! Get your chance for a close-up viewing as aquarists feed the animals during this tour!
Outdoor Activities –
Go on a salt marsh exploration, learn how to saltwater fish from the beach shore, paddle along the Cape Fear River on your very own canoe, and challenge yourself to master the art of catching (and releasing) blue crabs!
Whether you are looking for a day long Aquacamp or week long Summer Camp, there are Children’s Programs and Group Activities designed for all ages and interests. These educational, fun filled adventures include animal encounters, beach days, behind the scenes tours and more! Check out their website for further details to find the Camp or Activity that your child will love at the aquarium in Wilmington NC!
Plan Your Trip!
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The Aquarium at Fort Fisher is one of the favorite local tourist attractions in Wilmington NC! At this Wilmington North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, visitors will get the chance to interact with sea animals, and experience the sights and sounds of the Cape Fear Waters.
The North Carolina Aquarium in Wilmington NC - The Aquarium at Fort Fisher offers various educational and fun filled experiences throughout the year! Visit the Fort Fisher Aquarium near Wilmington NC today to participate in their daily activities and meet their unique family of animals including snakes,turtles, sharks and Luna - a rare albino alligator. For more aquarium info click here.
Fort Fisher Aquarium in Wilmington NC
Meet Luna the rare albino alligator during your tour of the Fort Fisher Aquarium in Wilmington North Carolina.
Get up close and personal with some of the Carolina Coast's most spectacular aquatic life. Share them with us at Wilmington NC Events on our Facebook, Google Plus, and Twitter pages.
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From the marvels of the sea to a butterfly garden, the grounds of the Fort Fisher Aquarium have features to delight all!
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