North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island
Manteo, NC 27954
Visit and Learn. The “Waters of the Outer Banks” are waiting to be discovered. Marvel at the largest group of sharks in the state. Interact with scuba divers. See an alligator. Touch the stingrays. Wonder at the playful river otters. Witness our conservation efforts in the Sea Turtle Assistance and Rehabilitation (STAR) Center. Marvel at the largest collection of sharks in the state. More than a million people visit the Aquariums annually, and many return year after year. There’s always something new to see and do. The NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island includes indoor and outdoor exhibits, educational programs, classrooms, meeting spaces and a gift shop. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.