Public Aquariums

North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores

North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores

Location:

1 Roosevelt Blvd.
Pine Knoll Shores, NC map

(252)247-4003 or (800)832-3474

Directions:

Five miles west of Atlantic Beach. From NC 58, turn onto Pine Knoll Boulevard at the stoplight, Milepost 7; turn left onto Roosevelt Blvd. Signs along US 70 and NC 58 point the way.

Description:

Take a journey from NC's grand peaks to the open Atlantic as you explore the aquarium and the thousands of aquatic animals that call this place home. Watch penguin's and otters at play and stare into the eyes of a shark. You can even touch a stingray, explore shipwrecks and see a rare white turtle.

Price:

Admission Prices May 28 to Sept 5:
$12.95 - ages 13-61
$11.95 - ages 62 and up and military
$10.95 - ages 3-12
Free - ages 2 and under

Admission Prices Sept 6 to May 27:
$10.95 - ages 13-61
$9.95 - ages 62 and up and military
$8.95 - ages 3-12
Free - ages 2 and under

Hours:

9:00 am - 5:00 pm daily, including all holidays, except Thanksgiving and Christmas. Early closing for Halloween events and Christmas events.

The Aquarium admits all visitors free of charge on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, and the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on the third Monday each January.

Plan Your Trip:

For visitor information and helpful links for the area, be sure to visit the aquarium's website.