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511 N Main Street

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

Plan your visit

Hours:

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

Shark and stingray feeding 1 & 4 pm during public hours.

The Center is reserved for groups, programs, parties & events on   
         Tuesdays from 9 am - 3:30pm & Wednesday thru Saturday 9am -12:00 noon

Admission:

$3.00 p/p for ages 4 to 84 yrs
visitors under 4 yrs & over 84 yrs are FREE

$1.50 for kids 60yrs+  on Wednesdays
$2.50 p/p for groups of 10 or more 
     - large groups please call ahead.

Military (active & retired) and teachers admitted as our guests with ID

     Our aquarium houses over 75 species of marine and fresh water animals.  We have turtles, tortoises, lizards, geckos, lion fish, eels, sting rays, marine invertebrates, budding soft corals, puffers, clowns, dwarf angels, butterflies, and upside down jellies!    We are in the middle of a shark research project monitoring the development of 2 bamboo shark pups.   Our own shark, Epa, laid 23 of her own eggs but proved fertile.  The good point is this means our shark and her habitat are healthy!

  Team ECCO is staffed by volunteers, most of which are students, who will answer your questions, guide you to fish, or tell you cool facts.    Join us for a visit under the sea, check out some cool fish, and meet some awesome young marine biologists!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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