The North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island is located in Manteo, NC, nine miles from the Atlantic coastline in Nags Head. The 61,000 square-foot facility is sited on 16 acres overlooking the Croatan Sound and houses over 2,200 animals. More than 280,000 guests visit the aquarium each year to see a large array of aquatic animals, learn about sea turtle conservation, participate in a variety of programs, enjoy the beauty of the area, and learn why North Carolina's waterways are so special.
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island
NCST Coastal, Welcome Center - Roanoke Rapids Region
AquariumAquatic/Marine CenterEducational OpportunitiesHiking TrailsLive Animal EncountersLive Animal ProgramsLive Theater Programs (Live Science Experiments/Shows)Outreach programsPaddling Excursions
374 Airport Road, Manteo, NC 27954
Site Sciences:AstronomyBiologyBotanyClimate ScienceEnvironmental ScienceOceaongraphyZoology (invertebrate and Vertebrate)