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The Octonauts are back!

Sound the Octo-Alert! This August 7-23, SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord welcomes Kwazii and Captain Barnacles from the hit animated TV show, The Octonauts. Participate in Octonauts Training Academy and learn what it takes to become a member of the crew. As cadets, they'll master the specialties of their favorite characters across 6 fun zones, meet Kwazii and Captain Barnacles in person* and then be rewarded for completing their training with a very special Octonauts certificate!

Captain Barnacles*
Monday – Friday – 10:30a, 12:30p, 2:30p, 4:30p
Saturday – 10:30am, 12:30p, 2:30p, 4:30p, 6:30p
Sunday – 11:30a, 1:30p, 3:30p, 5:30p

Monday – Friday – 11:30am, 1:30p, 3:30p, 5:30p
Saturday – 11:30a, 1:30p, 3:30p, 5:30p, 7:30p
Sunday – 12:30p, 2:30p, 4:30p, 6:30p

*All times are subject to change.

Annual Pass Holder Octonauts Meet & Greet
Sunday, August 2nd from 9-11am
Annual Pass Holders can meet both Captain Barnacles and Kwazii before the general public on August 2nd from 9-11am! The aquarium will open to the public at regularly scheduled time.

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Homeschool Week

Check back for more information about our Homeschool Week August 24-28th! $7.50+tax/person* includes all day admission and Behind the Scenes tour.

Homeschool Activities:
Good for Grades K-8
10am-6pm daily

• Sorting living and non-living items
• Ocean Zones (Place various animals/plants in the correct ocean zone)
• Math Crabs
• Shark Tooth Discovery
• Shark Scavenger Hunt (prize-free shark tooth!)
• Conservation Fishing

*Must show proof of state homeschooling.

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SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord's brand new exhibit is open! Claw's features the Japanese Spider Crab—a scale-raising creature that can grow up to fourteen feet wide. An American Lobster, Peacock Mantis Shrimp, and different types of crabs are also on display. Get your pinchers ready!


Toddler Tuesdays!

Take advantage of a great deal for parents with young children each Tuesday at SEA LIFE!

One FREE Child with the purchase of an adult ticket.
Adult ticket only $14. Additional children ages 3-12 are $5 each (up to 5 additional children only). Walk-up only; not available to purchase online.

Offer runs every Tuesday in 2015, unless otherwise noted*.

*Blackout dates: 3/31 & 4/7

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*Attraction remains open 60 minutes after last admission



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