North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher

One of the best sights to see on Pleasure Island

The Aquarium is open daily from 9AM - 5PM and advanced tickets are required. You can reserve your tickets online here. 

Sea Turtle


Ages 2 and under and Aquarium Society Members: Free
Children (3-12) $10.95
Adults (13-61): $12.95
Seniors (62+): $11.95
Military: $11.95 

Albino Aligator

- Parking is free

- Most visitors tour the aquarium in about two hours

- A map of the aquarium exhibits can be found here: Aquarium Map

- Address: 900 Loggerhead Road, Kure Beach


Discover coastal habitats, coral reefs, the open ocean and unique areas from North Carolina and around the world. Visit the touch tank, watch the sea turtles, jelly fish, sharks and rays. The aquarium is home to a bald eagle named Maverick and Luna the albino alligator. The always fun "Otters on the Edge" habitat is home to families of Asian-small clawed otters.