Press Releases

South Carolina Aquarium’s Shark Week 2014

Jaw-some Fun Starting August 1, 2014!
CHARLESTON, S.C.— July 17, 2014— Splash into the South Carolina Aquarium August 1-10, 2014 and become immersed in all things shark during the Aquarium’s Shark Week celebration.  From shark themed dive shows, to shark touch experiences, there’s fun for all ages all week long.

Dark Blue kick-off party:
Sink your teeth into the official Shark Week kick-off party, Dark Blue, taking place July 31, 2014 at the South Carolina [...]

Amelia Now Swimming the Warm Waters of the Atlantic Ocean

South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program Releases 135th Rescued Sea Turtle
CHARLESTON, S.C. — June 9, 2014— It is a happy ending for a small sea turtle found lifeless in a Lowcountry saltmarsh. This past January a family found Amelia, a 10-pound juvenile green sea turtle, cold and lethargic in a marsh on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The family jumped into action and called the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources [...]

June is Member Month at the South Carolina Aquarium!

Enjoy 365 Days of Fun, Exclusive Events, Exhibit Previews, Freebies, and More!

CHARLESTON, S.C. — June 1, 2014 — With Shark Week just around the corner, it’s never been a better time to become a member of the South Carolina Aquarium. June is Member Month, and every Saturday, member children visiting the Aquarium receive a special prize (while supplies last), and every time a member visits in June, they will be entered into a contest [...]

Three Sharks Join the Deepest Tank in North America

The South Carolina Aquarium Adds Three Male Nurse Sharks to the Great Ocean Tank

CHARLESTON, S.C. — May 23, 2014 — Today a team of more than 15 South Carolina Aquarium staff moved three large male nurse sharks into the Aquarium’s 385,000-gallon Great Ocean Tank. Two of the sharks are 7-feet long and weigh approximately 200 pounds, the third shark is nine-feet long and weighs approximately 250 pounds. They join 750 animals in [...]

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