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On a nasty day outside in early December, we were on the island looking for something indoors to do before heading back home to RDU and the icy/snowy mess waiting for us there. We decided to check out the NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island.
We visited the aquarium while on vacation. The aquarium is laid out very neat, like walking through an underwater ship wreck. They have a sea turtle rehab facility that you get to tour and ask questions. This is one of the better aquariums we have...More
This year was the second year in a row for us. Our kids, 2 and 4 years, love going. My son especially loves the dinosaur exhibit, which this year made our first year seeing that. Very cool. The staff is always extremely kind and informative....More
This was an interesting way to spend some time. They had everything from alligators to sharks, and fish to snakes. We happened to be there when the divers went into the shark tank to do their show and it was interesting. They also have a...More
This place is a gem. Along with the usual aquarium exhibits, they display their exhibits in fun and unique ways. They have a turtle rescue center where you can see the turtles resting in their tanks and talk to a staff member about their recovery....More
We had read that it wasn't a huge aquarium, but still a quality adventure for the family! We found this to be true! The kids had all kinds of hands on displays to keep them entertained, from the turtle hospital, to the stingrays, to the...More
We decided to go to this aquarium as we had been to the other N.C. Aquariums and wanted to see them all! This one did not disappoint. Yes, it is a bit smaller, but it packs a punch! It is so well thought out, from...More