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511 N Main Street

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

Plan your visit

Fish Availability:

The Aquarium is open to the public:                                             Wednesday thru Saturday 1:00 - 5:00 pm   (last aquarium admission 4:30pm)
Closed on Sunday and Monday
The Center is reserved for groups & events:   
                 Tuesdays 9:00 am - 3:30pm and Wednesday thru Saturday 9:00 -12:00noon


$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.

     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 we removed from their  eggs.   Our own shark, Epa, has laid 19 of her own eggs!   She is a research project in herself!   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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