The NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher is a great place to go. It has a huge variety of different species (not just aquatic) and a wealth of information about each aquatic, reptile, bird, etc. They have feeding times for the fish. In addition, there is a gigantic tank full of different types of fish swimming with several sharks. There is a place for the kids and adults to touch horseshoe crabs, hermit crabs, etc. There is an albino alligator, octupus, and many types of shark teeth showing the circumference of different types of sharks. There are so many different things to see. Adults and especially kids will enjoy the aquarium. Cost is $8 for adults; $7.00 for children over 6; free for children 6 and under.
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