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Dive into adventure. Take a tour of North Carolina’s aquatic life “from the mountains to the sea.” Talk with divers as they swim with sharks in the Living Shipwreck, featuring a WW II German U-boat replica. Laugh at the antics of playful river...more
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While on Spring Break we went to the aquarium on a rainy day. It is quite fascinating to pet the rays and horseshoe crabs. The aquarium offers several different programs and walking trails...which we didn't use because of the rain. Although it is mainly geared...More
This aquarium was well worth the price of admission. And it is worth mentioning that as long as you keep your receipt you can come and go as you please (leave to get lunch for example). I recommend this stop to anyone looking to kill...More
The NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores is a great place to spend time appreciating our world and learning about some of the creatures that inhabit it. They have a wonderful range of fish and even have a few reptiles. One exhibit that stands out...More
Plan to spend a couple of hours here to fully experience the exhibit. Of course, this is an aquarium--from the mountains to the sea, but because of its geographical location there is more emphasis on the salt water species. Consider signing up for a behind...More
It has been years since we had been here last, the penguins are gone but they have sting rays now. My daughter loved the snake enclosure and the dock outside has been extended, overall a wonderful place to come and check out. Looking forward to...More
The NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores is a gem! A very dedicated staff and service crew maintain the exhibits, the building, and the surrounding landscape in a beautiful, ecologically supportive way. The fish, reptiles, and mammals are prized inhabitants and are treated accordingly. The...More
Visited this aquarium while in the area for a long weekend. First visit and very impressed. We really liked the division of geographic areas of North Carolina. And the largest aquarium display was wonderful, with the mock submarine. Nicely presented and educational.
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You can avoid seeing the sharks. There are sharks in the Living Shipwreck habitat in the Ocean Gallery and one shark in the Queen Anne's Revenge habitat in the Tidal Waters Gallery. You are able to see most of the Aquarium... More
You can avoid seeing the sharks. There are sharks in the Living Shipwreck habitat in the Ocean Gallery and one shark in the Queen Anne's Revenge habitat in the Tidal Waters Gallery. You are able to see most of the Aquarium as well as experience the outdoor area.