- Published on Wednesday, 19 February 2014 23:31
- Written by Super User
The N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher hosts the second annual Whale of a Weekend, Saturday, March 1 and Sunday, March 2.
Dive into the wonderful world of whales and dolphins through hands-on education stations to engage visitors of all ages. Explore a humpback whale's family tree. Try out a blubber glove. Join the ranks of whale superhero. Solve a mystery as a dolphin detective and much more.
In addition, marine mammal experts from around the state share their knowledge and experience. All the fun of Whale of a Weekend is free with Aquarium admission.
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. General information: http://www.ncaquariums.com/fort-fisher