Public Aquariums

South Carolina Aquarium

South Carolina Aquarium


100 Aquarium Wharf
Charleston, SC map



Please see their website at for more information on directions


Take a Madagascar journey and discover the rich biodiversity that exists there. Then visit the Saltmarsh Aviary and catch a glimpse of diamondback terrapins, pufferfish and more then 25 stingrays. Don't forget to visit the albino alligator too!


Aquarium Only Adult (13+) 24.95
Child (4-12) $17.95
Toddler (0-3) Free


Open daily 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, building closes at 5:00 pm

Closed Thanksgiving Day and December 25
Open December 24 - 9:00 am - noon

Plan Your Trip:

To get the most out of your aquarium visit, visit during their less crowded times - before 11:00am or after 2:00 pm. If those times don't work for you, buy your tickets online to skip the long ticket lines.