‘Tis the season to spread meaningful merriment to your friends and family! Support the South Carolina Aquarium with gifts that give back all year long. Your purchases help us continue our mission of educating the conservationists of tomorrow and caring for the sea turtles who need us most today. No matter their interest, there’s a gift option for everyone on your list!

Aquarium Membership

Gift your loved one a South Carolina Aquarium membership! Not only can you visit the Aquarium as often as you like, but you receive exclusive benefits like special discounts, invitations to member-only events and more.


Sea Turtle Guardian

Join a community of passionate advocates for sea turtle conservation and gain access to exclusive content and special invitations all year long!  Become a Sea Turtle Guardian by making an annual gift or a monthly recurring gift. Your gift will directly support critical hospital operations and the care of sick and injured sea turtles.


NEW! Sea Turtle T-Shirts & Masks

Wear your heart on your sleeve with our new t-shirts and matching face masks! These limited-edition designs represent our role in saving sea turtles in Charleston and beyond. With unisex, ladies and youth sizes, we’ve got something for everyone. It’s the perfect gift to treat yourself or a loved one for the holidays!

*Please note: Membership Gift Shop discounts do not apply on this purchase

NEW! Critter Calls and Virtual Field Trips

Let our educators bring the Aquarium, and all of the amazing animals that call it home, to you! Whether you’re looking for an educational romp through our exhibit or a special guest star of the feathered, flippered or scaly variety, we’ve got plenty of ways to connect adults and kids alike to the animals of the Lowcountry.


NEW! Stingray IPA

Pick up a four-pack of Stingray IPA,  an exclusive beer brewed by Westbrook Brewing Company! Stingray IPA awakens the senses with its bold flavors and beneficial meaning. A portion of the proceeds from Stingray IPA benefit conservation efforts at the South Carolina Aquarium. The final batch of Stingray IPA will be at Westbrook Brewing Company in early December; you don’t want to miss out!


Sea Turtle Adoption

Symbolically adopt a sea turtle at the $50 level and receive $100 level benefits! This includes a plush sea turtle, fact sheet, adoptive parent decal and more! By symbolically adopting a sea turtle, you help us provide the highest quality animal care to our turtles and all the animals that call the Aquarium home. Purchase by Friday, December 11 to ensure delivery by Christmas. 

Please note: Special pricing ends Thursday, December 24.


Sea Turtle Tote

Accessorize your outfit with a sea turtle tote! This canvas bag comes with a beautiful printed design depicting our Care Center mission to rescue, rehabilitate and release sea turtles. Limited stock available – purchase yours today by calling us at (843) 579-8595. Special thanks to our sponsor, South Carolina Federal Credit Union.


Pillars of Support

Leave your mark for your future generations to find! The Pillars of Support enable you to make a lasting impression on the Aquarium landscape and become a part of each other’s family history.

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