North Carolina Aquarium At Fort Fisher
- Rainy day? Check out the aquarium, just past Fort Fisher. Enjoy a variety of exhibits and marine life! About a 15 minute drive.
Great place to take the kids! there are walking trails on the outside and excellent aquariums on the inside
Great place for the whole family, after a visit head to the ferry and ride over to Southport. Driving home from there is the best way to return, don’t have to rush to catch a ferry and it’s only about 30-40 minutes.
“This beautiful park offers a playground, water activates, a nice walk path etc. They have amazing Christmas light lined up along the walkway from November until January. ”
“Take ferry over to historic Southport for fun and a bike ride. Beautiful ferry ride that you can take your bikes or car on or just yourselves. Park your car at Ft. Fisher to reduce your ferry cost.”
“Fort fisher is a recreational area. You can go fishing or visit the NC Aquarium. It also has a ferry which can take you over to South Port which is another local and historic area.”
Point of Interest
“go straight in for park with tanks and helicopters and cannons to explore. continue to the right for the river fishing pier and burger resturant. summertime concerts. ”
“Only accessible by boat and situated just north of Carolina Beach, Mansonboro Island is the largest site within the North Carolina Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve, and comprises of more than 5,600 acres of beautiful beaches, marshlands, tidal flats, and maritime forest. As a result of this natural setting, birdwatchers and nature fans will be in heaven strolling through along the 8.4 mile long shoreline, and will find abundant wildlife as well as flora and fauna around every scenic turn. ”