Here at the Aquarium, we’re committed to conserving water, wildlife and wild places – conservation is the heart of what we do. This holiday season, protect what you love with these conservation-minded gifts that bring joy all year long.

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, a subscription to our membership magazine and more. Order your holiday gifts by Thursday, December 13 to ensure they are received by Christmas.

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Sea Turtle Guardian

For the sea turtle enthusiast on your list, give a gift that will connect them to our Sea Turtle Care Center and its sea turtle patients all year long. Give the gift of Sea Turtle Guardian and you can protect threatened and endangered species of sea turtles by making an annual gift of $100-$1,000 or a monthly recurring gift of $10/month or more. Your gift will directly support critical hospital operations and the care of sick and injured sea turtles.

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Adopt an alligator at the $100 level, now reduced to $50, and you’ll receive a plush Albino Alligator, a fun fact sheet, an adoptive parent decal and more. By symbolically adopting an alligator, you help us provide the highest quality animal care to our alligators, including Alabaster, and all of the other animals that call the Aquarium home. Purchase by Thursday, December 13 to ensure delivery by Christmas. To adopt, click here or call (843) 579-8541.


Pillars of Support

Invest in the Aquarium’s mission on behalf of friend or family through Pillars of Support. With a gift starting at $500, your loved one’s name will be beautifully and artistically displayed on a legacy fish on one of four lighted pillars, prominently exhibited within the Aquarium’s Great Hall.

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Celebrate the holidays with us.