Shark Week 2019

Shark Week 2019

1 Roosevelt Blvd, Pine Knoll Shores, NC, United States | (252) 247-4003

July 13, 2019 | 9:00 am - July 19, 2019 | 5:00 pm

Sink your teeth into fun and facts all about sharks during Shark Week July 13-19 at the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores. Family-friendly programs, activities, crafts and displays portray the truth about these often misunderstood creatures, their essential role in the ocean ecosystem and the threats they face. Shark Week activities, free with admission, include information on way to help these endangered animals.

About 50 of the more than 450 shark species worldwide frequent North Carolina waters. Look for four species of sharks at the Aquarium: sand tiger sharks, sandbar sharks and nurse sharks all inhabit the Living Shipwreck. Watch for the unmistakable profiles of the bonnethead sharks in the Queen Anne’s RevengeFor an overhead look at a shark feeding, sign up for the Shark Snack Behind the Scenes Tour on Tuesday and Friday — advance registration and additional fees are required for this special program.