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Sea Life Charlotte-Concord Aquarium in Concord, NC

8111 Concord Mills BlvdConcord, NC 28027
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$21.99
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Dated and Timed Reservations are Required After Purchase

Overview

With over 10 interactive exhibits to explore, the SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord aquarium is fun for the entire family. Watch one of the scheduled feeding times, learn more about marine life, and discover more about the aquarium’s rescue and conservation efforts. From seahorses to a Giant Pacific Octopus, you’ll come face-to-face with some of the most interesting animals under the sea!

Good To Know

  • Dated and Timed Reservations are Required After Purchase
  • 10+ breathtaking exhibits.
  • Come face to fin with countless creatures.
  • The last admission is one hour before closing time.
  • The last entry is 1 hour before closing.
  • No eating or drinking inside Sea Life Aquarium.
  • Face masks or coverings are highly recommended to be worn during your visit.
  • Hand sanitizers have been added throughout the attraction.
  • Children's Soft Play Area, Educational Talks and Feeds, and Photo Station are temporarily closed.

Description

from SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord
SEA LIFE Charlotte is home to North Carolina’s only 180 degrees Ocean Tunnel! Come face to fin with sharks and Neptune, the rescued sea turtle, touch a sticky anemone, and explore over 10 breathtaking exhibits. No flippers required.

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. Reach in and touch a chocolate chip sea star, slipper lobster, and more. Step onto a bright tropical beach surrounded by palm trees, where stingrays swim across the white sand next to bright schools of fish and see Jellyfish like never before as you control their color!

SEA LIFE Charlotte is accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums and meets all standards including animal care and welfare, veterinary programs, conservation, education, and safety.

Key exhibits and features:
• Tropical Ocean Exhibit
• Interactive Touchpool
• Stingray Bay
• Jellies Exhibit
Key creatures:
• Spot Neptune, our rescued green sea turtle, settling down to sleep by our Ocean Window!
• Black tip reef sharks
• Southern stingrays and Atlantic stingrays
• Seahorses and Clownfish
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Frequently Asked Questions about SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord

Are customers required to make reservations after purchase?

Yes, dated and timed reservations are required. Instructions will be provided after purchase.


Can I bring food or drink into the aquarium?

No. Outside beverages or food items are not permitted into the aquarium. The Concord Mills Mall has a food court for those in need of a snack or drink.


What are the restrictions for the Children’s Play Zone?

All children in the play zone must wear socks and be less than 4' 9" tall. These rules are in accordance with state health and safety regulations.


Can I take pictures while in the Aquarium?

Yes. However, please turn the flash off to protect the fish and animals inside the aquarium.


Is there a gift shop?

Yes.


Can we touch the creatures?

We ask that guests only interact with our animals when invited to by a member of our staff. The Interactive Touchpool exhibit is where guests may be invited to do so.


I need to leave the aquarium? Can I return later in the day?

Yes. General admissions tickets are good for the entire day. Guests must have their hand stamped upon exiting in order to re-enter the aquarium.


Is the aquarium accessible?

Yes. Our aquarium is wheelchair and stroller accessible.


Are wheelchairs or scooters available to rent?

The aquarium does not offer scooters or wheelchairs for rent. However, the Concord Mills Mall has manual wheelchairs available to guests at the Guest Services Center.


Is parking available?

The aquarium is located on the north side of Concord Mills Mall, near Entrance 7. Guests can take advantage of the free, public parking near the entrance. A drop-off/pick-up area is available here as well.