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North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island

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Address: 374 Airport Road, Off U.S. 64, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
Phone Number: +1 252-475-2300
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Small facility, but very nice views. They have a large collection of sharks. Turtle rescue was amazing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Snow Camp Nc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Small facility, but very nice views. They have a large collection of sharks. Turtle rescue was amazing.

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Eastern anhandle, WV
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We always seek out aquariums. This one did not disappoint! The otter exhibit was a favorite of all. You can also see the lab where they resume and rehabilitate injured sea turtles. It was very cool.

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Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This aquarium is quite small but nestled into the coast of Roanoke island. The exhibits don't take long to go thru. They are great for.little ones. Touch tanks and questions from a diver inside the shark tank are cool. You can watch feedings of the sharks if.it's the right time of the week. The habitat rehabilitation center is great you... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The aquarium was ok, but it was not quite as big as I expected. I think if the children with us were younger and not teenagers it would have been alright.

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Leesburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Not a huge aquarium but really nice; a bit out of place perhaps but really popular with the kids was the dinosaur walk with animated dinosaurs in amongst the woods. They rescue turtles so there is that mission to see. The rest of the aquarium was well done and clean. Worth a look in the area

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Midlothian, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Don't go with a huge expectation of a gigantic aquarium. This is not that. However, it IS a good little aquarium to cool down from summer's heat. There are plenty of fish and one really large aquarium with a few sharks and bigger fish to see. There is a large gift shop, touch tank, and a really nice boardwalk with... More 

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Greenville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Very nice layout with many sections of sea life. Kids of all ages can pet the mantas. Lots of interesting facts about the sea lif. The large tank with the sharks and other sea life is fantastic.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Small but adeqaute aquarium. The location was beautiful on the water. Great location for a family photo. We loved the sea turtle exhibition and hands on activity.

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Greensboro
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The dinosaur exhibit was phenomenal. The aquarium had a lot of interesting aquatic life to view including an albino alligator. We attended the presentation on sharks and found it to be very informational. Great setting on the water. Enjoyed a delightful lunch on the outdoor grounds from the Snack cafe.

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed our visit at this aquarium. There is plenty to see and we were able to see everything in a reasonable period of time.

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Additional Information about North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island

Address: 374 Airport Road, Off U.S. 64, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
Phone Number: +1 252-475-2300
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Roanoke Island  >  Manteo
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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