McCrady’s Restaurant: A Good Catch Dinner

On June 11, enjoy a four-course meal at McCrady’s Restaurant prepared by the talented staff of James Beard Award-winning chef Sean Brock. Widely regarded as one of Charleston’s finest restaurants, McCrady’s offers a contemporary look at Southern cuisine marked by the creativity and passion of an experienced culinary team. Dinner is served in a historically-rich building erected in the 1700s that features Charleston’s last standing Long Room. For this distinctive Good Catch dinner, you’ll […]

The Sea Turtle Hospital Experiences Record-Breaking May

The Sea Turtle Rescue Program has admitted a record number of sick and injured sea turtles this spring. May and June are typically the busiest months for live South Carolina turtle standings, and the most our Sea Turtle Hospital has admitted in the past was six in June 2013. This year, we admitted eleven new sea turtles in May alone.


Our Sea Turtle Rescue team has been working around-the-clock to save these severely debilitated animals, […]

Cheers to an Incredible 15 Years!

Charleston community members helped us countdown to the Aquarium’s 15th Anniversary on May 19 with a community-wide scavenger hunt. Beginning on May 11, we hid Golden Tickets all over town at local spots, and posted clues to where they were hiding on our Facebook page each day. The first person to find the ticket, share a photo on Facebook and email us won the prize. Prizes included gift certificates to local Good Catch partner restaurants, paddleboard rentals, baseball tickets and […]

Celebrate World Turtle Day® with the Aquarium

The South Carolina Aquarium is celebrating World Turtle Day® on Saturday, May 23!

The annual observance was established by the American Tortoise Rescue (ATR), a nonprofit organization established in 1990 for the protection of all tortoise and turtle species. World Turtle Day®  aims to celebrate and protect these reptiles and their disappearing habitats around the world.

We celebrate and protect turtles every day at the Aquarium. To help ensure that sea turtles have a future in our oceans, our […]

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