Prepare to enter a world full of sparkling scales, towering tentacles, super sharp shark teeth, and all our fintastic creatures. Step beneath the waves in our 180-degree Ocean Tunnel to get closer than ever before; get any closer, you'll have to get wet! Feeling brave? Come touch one of our creepy crabs or chocolate chip sea stars in our Interactive Touchpool.
All grades Pre-K-12th are welcome here at SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium. We do offer FREE Teacher Preview Visits, which can be scheduled by calling 704-456-1958. *Note: (1) FREE ticket is given to the Teacher, not outside guests, for preview visits.*
Add On Options
*Note: When booking an educational workshop, the school group will receive a Behind-the-Scenes tour for FREE. Otherwise, these can be booked without the workshop for an additional price.*
NEW! Grades K-2 Education Workshop- Building a Healthy Coral Reef*
NEW! Grades 3-5 Education Workshop- Recycle Round Up*
Grades 6-8 Education Workshop- Shark & Ray Senses*
Grades 9-12 Education Workshop- Marine Science Careers*
Each workshop meets the needs of relevant North Carolina standards for each grade range.
*Please note that each class can host 25 children and up to 5 adults. If there are larger groups, groups will be split up accordingly to ensure a comfortable learning environment for all.*
Education Workshops are available Monday - Friday only. The $2.00+tax fee is additional to the school price per child. All Educational Workshops include a Behind-the-Scenes Tour. Please plan 40-45 minutes for the workshop, 30 minutes for the Behind-the-Scenes Tour, and 45-60 minutes to go through the aquarium.