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Behind-the-Scenes Tour

Gain Privileged Access

Ever wondered what it's like to be an Aquarist at SEA LIFE?

This 20-minute interactive experience will immerse you in our working world where you will be shown how life support, filtration, and water quality systems work, how food is prepared for the animals, plus research areas. And the best part? You will get a birds-eye view of sharks and rays while walking above our 117,000-gallon ocean tank!




Experience Details

To take your Behind-the-Scenes Tour, please arrive across from the Kids Soft Play Area to wait for the host, at least five minutes before the scheduled start of the tour.


Behind-the-Scenes Tours are approximately 20 minutes long. Tours are available daily every 30 minutes from 11:00am through 6:00pm and on Sunday every 30 minutes from 12:00am through 6:00pm. We can admit up to 15 individuals per tour.


Behind-the-Scenes Tours are not available with group or school tickets.


In an abundance of caution, SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium is temporarily closed, and we remain in contact with the authorities on when we can re-open. If you have purchased tickets for the dates when we will be closed, you may use these tickets for any future date through December 31, 2020.