SEA LIFE® – Charlotte-Concord Aquarium Tours
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Located inside the Concord Mills Mall, the SEA LIFE® – Charlotte-Concord Aquarium features over 5,000 underwater creatures, including clown fish, jellyfish, green moray eels, sea horses, octopus, triggerfish, southern stingrays, and a variety of different sharks.
The sea creatures at SEA LIFE – Charlotte-Concord Aquarium are divided into over 20 themed exhibits reflecting the natural surroundings in North Carolina. There is an interactive quiz trail you can follow, and a 180-degree ocean tunnel where you can walk by fish and sharks swimming overhead. If you’re traveling with young ones, they’ll enjoy the children’s soft play area. Kids can also check out the interactive touch pool with sea urchins, sea anemones, and horseshoe crabs.
Don’t miss the interactive demonstrations and feedings that take place throughout the day. You’ll also learn more about the aquarium’s conservation efforts, including breeding programs for endangered animals.
Weekdays tend to be less crowded, but watch out for school field trip season September through mid-December and January through mid-May each year. Evenings are the quietest time to visit. The aquarium is open Monday through Saturday 10am to 8pm and Sunday 12pm-6pm. Note that the aquarium stays open for one hour after the last closing-time admission.
Address: 8111 Concord Mills Boulevard, Concord, NC, USA 28027, USA
Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-8pm, Sun 12pm-6pm
Admission: Adult $18, Child (3-12) $14, Child 3 & Under Free
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Slip beneath the surface with tickets to the SEA LIFE Charlotte–Concord Aquarium, and meet the thousands of mammals, bright fish and seahorses that thrive in dozens of exhibits that recreate the ecosystems that surround North Carolina. Get a fish eye’s-view of the marine landscape as you walk through an underwater ocean tunnel. Spot all eight legs on the Giant Pacific Octopus, see a feeding frenzy and explore the slippery world of jellyfish in soaring cylindrical tanks.
Taking safety measures
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Frequently Asked Questions
What are SEA LIFE® – Charlotte-Concord Aquarium hours of operation?
SEA LIFE® – Charlotte-Concord Aquarium hours of operation: Mon-Sat 10am-8pm, Sun 12pm-6pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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