South Carolina Aquarium

100 Aquarium Wharf ST
Charleston, SC 29401


The South Carolina Aquarium, the #1 family attraction in Charleston, is located downtown on the Charleston Harbor, offering interactive excitement and learning for visitors of all ages. Guests can explore exhibits such as the Touch Tank featuring Atlantic stingrays, sea stars and horseshoe crabs, the expansive Saltmarsh Exhibit featuring the Feed the Rays experience, the Blackwater Swamp featuring a rare 1-of-only-50 in the world albino American alligator, the 385,000-gallon Great Ocean Tank featuring sharks, a loggerhead sea turtle and moray eels. Also take an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the extraordinary care that is provided to rescued sea turtles in the Sea Turtle Hospital. Check out the daily educational programs with animal feedings and dive shows. Start planning a visit to the South Carolina Aquarium today at

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100 Aquarium Wharf ST
Charleston, SC 29401

Phone: 843-720-1990
Fax: 843-720-3861
Toll Free: 800-722-6455


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  • Admission : Adults $24.95 Seniors $23.95 Children S14.95 Children 0-3 free
  • 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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