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Team ECCO Aquarium & Shark Lab

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I am a very frequent visitor to Team Ecco Aquarium and Shark Lab. About 6 years ago I met the... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
Kathy K
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Hendersonville
Treatment of Volunteer and Interns

I started volunteering at the aquarium 5 1/2 - 6 years ago. Over the years I have worked my way up... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
GrandTour608858
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The Team ECCO Aquarium & Shark Lab has a new look! Our facility is home to 275 salt water fish and invertebrates, including our new 2,000 gallon shark study tank. We house 30 reptiles from several different species, both water and land based. Our...more
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511 N Main St, Hendersonville, NC 28792-5075
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Took my children hoping to have a good time. They really wanted to see sharks. They were pretty underwhelmed to say the least. The turtles were the best part.

1  Thank Cory H
Reviewed September 3, 2018

I am a very frequent visitor to Team Ecco Aquarium and Shark Lab. About 6 years ago I met the director and was invited in for a tour with my then teenage daughter. We watched the feeding of the sharks and stingrays and Mrs. Ramer...More

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bjitQ, Manager at Team ECCO Aquarium & Shark Lab, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Thank you for believing in, and understanding what we do. I know it may not always be obvious to others, but those who reach out to know and understand will. See you at the sea!

Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

I started volunteering at the aquarium 5 1/2 - 6 years ago. Over the years I have worked my way up to Intern/ lead intern. I owe many thanks to this place and the director, Brenda Ramer, for shaping me into the person I am...More

2  Thank GrandTour608858
bjitQ, Owner at Team ECCO Aquarium & Shark Lab, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Thank you for being such a kind and understanding part of the Team ECCO family. yes, it can be a lot to take in, but as you know, if we all follow the same pattern with the fish, especially the sharks, we keep their trust...More

Reviewed August 31, 2018

Weirdly enough, I happened to be at the aquarium the same day that "lottiecap" was visiting. The only reason I found her review (see below) was because a friend of mine happened to see it and told me. I grew up in Hendersonville, and happened...More

7  Thank anonymousU3339NU
Reviewed August 30, 2018

My daughter has been a volunteer at the center for going on 5 years, she has been treated with the utmost respect. She has been taught the value of hard work, and her people skills have flourished, thanks to the director being a shining example...More

2  Thank Passenger694312
bjitQ, Owner at Team ECCO Aquarium & Shark Lab, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

Thank you for your thoughts and support.

Reviewed August 27, 2018

We were excited to bring our one year old to Team ECCO when we were in Hendersonville visiting family. The small aquarium boasts an array of sea life from a variety of fishes to small sharks and turtles. Unfortunately, our experience got really overshadowed by...More

7  Thank Happiness511722
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

We made our third visit this week and for the first time we saw the shark feeding. This is a small place but there is still a lot to see. Well worth the admission fee.

1  Thank NCMstGardner
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

We travel to East Tennessee frequently via I-26 and thought we would spend a few hours in Hendersonville. We decided to tour Team Ecco after reading the reviews here. It is a very nice small aquarium-like place this far inland. It is $5 per adult...More

1  Thank grwrn
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This is a small but very nice aquarium. The staff is wonderful. Do not miss this if you are in Hendersonville.

1  Thank Carolyn S
bjitQ, Owner at Team ECCO Aquarium & Shark Lab, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Thank you for your review! We love sharing our seas and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed July 29, 2018

My daughter and I come here every so often, but this was the first visit that we got to experience feeding time in the big tank, and it was awesome! The experience was very informative and interesting, and my daughter loved being able to sit...More

1  Thank dayzie5517
bjitQ, Owner at Team ECCO Aquarium & Shark Lab, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Wow! you have made my day! Thank you for such a warm review! We love exploring the sea with our guests, and meeting so many great people. We hope you come back soon!

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shirleyelaine
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we are located at 511 n Main street in Hendersonville, NC. We are open to the public Wed - Sat 1-5 pm with last admission at 4 30 pm. Prices for school groups are detailed on our web site and vary depending upon the... More
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shirleyelaine
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We are located at 511 n main at. In downtown Hendersonville Nc. Two doors left of mast general and across the street from kilwins ice cream and candy. We are open to the public Wednesday-Saturday 1-5 pm. Last... More
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