AMAZING EXHIBITS

10 INTERACTIVE ZONES TO EXPLORE

Freshwater Exhibit

Visit a small part of the Catawba River! Come nose to nose with the creatures that live nearby! The species in our freshwater exhibit are residents of local streams, rivers and lakes.
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Harbor Exhibit

CAN YOU SPOT OUR BABY STINGRAYS?

Interactive Touchpool Exhibit

Now's your chance to reach in and touch one of many amazing rockpool creatures including sea stars, urchins, and more! Do you dare?
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SHOALING EXHIBIT

WATCH AS HUNDREDS OF PILCHARDS
SWIM AROUND YOU

Seahorse Mangrove Exhibit

Seahorses may sound like mythical creatures but you can see just how real and amazing they are! Watch the seahorses grip at sea grass with their curly tails and suck up tiny shrimp with their straw-like snouts.
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OCTOPUS HIDEOUT!

MEET SOME OF THE OCEAN'S TRUE MASTER OF DISGUISE CREATURES
GIANT PACIFIC OCTOPUS

Stingray Bay Exhibit

Step inside Stingray Bay and be mesmerized by our happy and smiley rays. Let their upbeat nature take your cares away in this relaxing and magical space.
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Shipwreck Exhibit

TRY AND SPOT OUR
GIANT PACIFIC OCTOPUS

Tropical Ocean Exhibit

Take a stroll under the sea as you pass through our amazing underwater ocean tunnel. Shoals of glittering fish flutter along beside you while sharks, rays and our rescued green sea turtle, Neptune, glide slowly over your head.
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Jellies Exhibit

WATCH THESE ENCHANTING CREATURES DANCE THROUGH THE WATER

Coral Reef Exhibit

Welcome to the kaleidoscope of color! Our Coral Reef is bustling with activity because these underwater cities are teeming with fish that come in every shape, color and pattern you can imagine.
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CONSERVATION COVE EXHIBIT

WHAT CAN YOU DO TO
PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT?