Tropical Ocean Exhibit
North Carolina's Only Ocean Tunnel
Get up close and personal with over 800 creatures from their own point of view: under the ocean.
Immerse yourself in a tropical sea where sharks, rays, and rescued sea turtle, Neptune, swim overhead in 117,000 gallons of wow! See the Aquarium’s largest shark, a Nurse Shark, swim directly overhead for the ultimate shark selfie.
WHOA - You Need to SEA This!
- The breathtaking underwater tunnel is 12 ft deep!
- The exhibit is so large, SCUBA divers head in every week to clean the exhibit.
- Come face to fin with 40 species with different colors and habitats, just like a real tropical ocean.