Make connections with the natural world. Touch a stingray. Wonder at baby sea turtles. Talk to a diver swimming with eels and sharks. Query the experts. Learn about the fascinating inhabitants of the Atlantic Ocean.
One of only 230 accredited members of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), a non-profit organization dedicated to the highest standards in the areas of conservation, animal welfare, education, science and recreation.
1610 Ft. Fisher Blvd. South Kure Beach, NC 28449 910.251.7340 map
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‘Until the last few months of the Civil War, Fort Fisher kept North Carolina’s port of Wilmington open to blockade-runners supplying necessary goods to Confederate armies inland. By 1865, the supply line through Wilmington was the last remaining supply route open to Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia.’…