The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher is located on the beach, along U.S. 421 just south of Kure Beach (about 15 miles south of Wilmington). Come to the aquarium and explore native North Carolina habitats from freshwater streams and swamps to reefs and open ocean. Discover more than you can...more about North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
Looking for kidstuff? Look no farther than Carolina Beach, NC. Swimming, shelling, fireworks, and plenty of spots for ice cream and sweet treats make this area a children's paradise. Most Annual Events and Attractions in the area are family-friendly and Wilmington and Southport are a short driving distance with many fun things to see and do.