North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, Pine Knoll Shores

#4 of 14 in Zoos & Aquariums in North Carolina
North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores features local water species, such as moray eels, sand tiger and nurse sharks, and goliath grouper. Visit the enormous Living Shipwreck tank, which houses most of the larger species. At the tidal touch pool, you can get up close to the creatures. The aquarium features free parking, fast food, and free educational programs. Start your trip to Pine Knoll Shores by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
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  • great place for a family outing with kiddos. The staff is helpful and the hands on displays are fabulous. They are doing some renovations, so some of the things we wanted to see were not available...  more »
  • A lovely gem of a place to adventure to! This quaint aquarium packs a lot into its charm. From the waterfall walking in to the sharks of the ocean, both kids and parents alike will enjoy this...  more »
  • Travelers, this is an affordable, family friendly aquarium that is a lot of fun and educational. There is a tank where folks can pet baby sharks and rays. I love petting the sharks and the rays. There are always aquarium folks around to explain and monitor what happens in the tank. The others exhibits are education and interesting as well. We recommend. Enjoy.
  • Very cute and lovely aquarium! Well taken care of and super nicely decorated. You can tell everyone loves the animals that works here. I really loved seeing all the places for kids, it's great having kids learn to take care of our oceans! The staff was extremely kind and accommodating. I especially loved the divers, and the snakes!
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