North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher

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  • Minimum Number For Group Rate - 10
  • Max Capacity Classroom - 40
  • Max Capacity Reception - 2000
  • Max Capacity Theater - 125
  • Number Of Meeting Rooms - 4
  • Seating Capacity Largest Event Room - 350
  • Seating Capacity Smallest Event Room - 25


  • 900 Loggerhead Rd

    Kure Beach,   NC   28449


We offer a wild adventure for groups to explore. Visitors follow an exhibits' path showcasing the state’s diverse aquatic wildlife from freshwater streams and swamp habitats to reefs and open ocean. Come eye-to-eye with thousands of animals including alligators, sea horses, jellies and sea turtles. Talk to divers as they swim twenty feet under with sharks, rays and eels. Meet Luna--a rare albino alligator. Touch sea stars, horseshoe crabs and even sharks! Explore more with behind-the-scenes tours, outdoor adventures, classes, camps and more. Sneak a peek behind the scenes with Aquarium staff and watch sharks devour their dinner. Free daily offerings include live animal presentations and feedings, touch pools and films. New exhibits include Adventure Reef, an outdoor play area and fossil dig; interactive Megalodon shark exhibit; and a Bamboo Shark touch pool.

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900 Loggerhead Rd
Kure Beach NC 28449


Latitude: 33° 57' 46.4394" / Longitude: -77° 55' 37.9194"

Special Directions:

US Hwy 421 South past Kure Beach, 15 miles South of Wilmington. From Southport take the NC Ferry.

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