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At the South Carolina Aquarium overlooking the Charleston Harbor, connect with more than 5,000 amazing animals and learn how you can protect them. Come face-to-face with sick and injured sea turtles in rehabilitation in the Sea Turtle Care Center™, and follow their journeys from rescue to rehab to release. Visit our two touch tanks for a hands-on experience with stingrays, sharks, horseshoe crabs, sea stars and urchins. Learn fascinating details about the natural world at daily dive shows and animal encounters. Discover the wonder of water, wildlife and wild places at the South Carolina Aquarium. For more information, visit or call (843) 577-FISH (3474).
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Coastal & Islands
100 Aquarium Wharf ST,
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 577-3474
Info & Amenities
From I-26 exit Meeting St. and follow signs to Charleston Visitor Center. Pass the Visitor Center and go left onto Calhoun. The parking garage is on the left between Washington and Concord Streets. From Hwy. 17 take Meeting St. exit.
Adults (13+) $29.95; Children (3-12) $22.95; Toddlers (0-2) free
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Days and Hours of Operation
March - Aug daily 9am-5pm; Sept. - Feb. daily 9am-4pm
Days and Holidays Closed
Thanksgiving, half day Christmas eve, Christmas Day
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