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511 N Main Street

Hendersonville, NC 28792
Tel/Fax: 828-692-8386


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Temporaily CLOSED

 On 2/26 we sustained severe water damage from an outside source, causing the loss of 9 of 24 exhibits, over 70 fish and animals, and dozens of pieces of equipment.
We are working diligently to rebuild, clean, and locate new fish.  Of course we will honor all GROUPON certif. that expire duirng this closed time.  

We will return to regular public hours beginning on Wednesday, May 11.  Please join us for a our GRAND RE-OPENING event on Saturday, May 14 @ 1 pm!

Please follow ou progress on Facebook, and in the Hendersonville Lightening and the Times News.



 Wednesday - Saturday 1:00 - 5:00pm (last admission 4:30pm)
losed on Sunday and Monday

Shark  feeding 1 & 4 pm during public hours.
Tank Talks 2 pm
A guest may be chosen  to help feed the ray at each feeding
(ray/shark feed assist on hold due to "virgin birth" shark pup development)

Guests may be asked to help feed the turtles, tortoises, or lizard at 3:30
Guest interactions with animals depend upon animal behavior

Reservations available for groups, programs, parties & events:  
        Tuesdays  8:30am - 3:30pm & Wednesday thru Saturday 8:30 am -12:00 noon

Please check our calendar for AVAILABLE dates / times


$4.00 p/p ages 5-75 yrs
$2 p/p. Visitors 2- 4yrs & 76+ yrs 
  Weds. & Thur.  $2 p/p 60-75 yrs
$3.00 p/p for groups of 10+  
     - large groups call ahead and pay as group 
Military (active & retired), current Police & Firemen FREE with ID  &  family members receive $1.00 off
Teachers admitted free with current ID
August 15- June 15






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