Field Trip: Pine Knoll Shores Aquarium

13 Dec 2017

Friday, January 26, 2018, Pine Knoll Shores Aquarium, 1 Roosevelt Rd, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

Dive into adventure with NCHE for an educational visit to Pine Knoll Shores Aquarium!  Take a tour of North Carolina’s aquatic life “from the mountains to the sea.” Laugh at the antics of playful river otters. Feel the spray from a waterfall. Talk with divers as they swim with sharks in the Living Shipwreck, featuring a WW II German U-boat replica. See sea turtles and jellyfish. Touch a stingray in the touch pool.  The aquarium is home to thousands of creatures.

A special 30-minute program (fee charged) about Sea Turtles will be offered at 10:30. 

Participants may arrive anytime between 9:30 and 10:15 on Friday, January 26.  Advance registration is required.

Registration/Pricing details:

To qualify for FREE admission for school age children (5-18), you must:

1. Provide printed proof of homeschool status.  Proof can be a print-out of:  state issued home school documentation showing your ID number, a school ID card, enrollment form into a homeschool group. Hand the paper copy/proof to NCHE staff on-site.

2. NOT have visited the aquarium as free/school in the last 12 months Pre-registration is still required below.

Fees apply for:

1. Parents:  $1 each. Must be pre-paid through NCHE registration below.

2. Preschool children ages 3 and 4 at the rate of $10.00/child (babies through 2 years are free).  Must be pre-paid through NCHE registration below.

3. Other adults (grandparents, for example) pay at the door at the group rate of $9.31 plus tax.

4. Sea Turtle Special program:  School children ages 5-18 are $3 each.  Parents and pre-schoolers through 4 years old are free.  Must be pre-paid for through NCHE registration below.


Registration is transferable but non-refundable.  Registration deadline is Wednesday, January 24, 2018.