- Published on Wednesday, 26 December 2012 00:00
- Written by Super User
The N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher whips up a little holiday magic with a North Pole native. While the elves prepare for upcoming festivities, Santa plans to sneak in a little last minute fun with his marine friends at the Aquarium.
Catch Santa in his scuba gear diving with rays, eels and sharks during the Aquarium’s scheduled dive shows at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22 and Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012 and at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 24, 2012. Dive shows are free with Aquarium admission. The Aquarium will be closed on Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25 and reopens at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 26. The N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher is located just south of Kure Beach, a short drive from Wilmington, on U.S. 421.
The site is less than a mile from the Fort Fisher ferry terminal. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission: $8 ages 13-61; $7 ages 62 and older; $6 ages 3-12. Free admission for: children 2 and younger, registered groups of N.C. school children, and N.C.