Hand feed a stingray, learn about the ocean from a diver in our Great Ocean Tank, experience up-close animal encounters and so much more! Plus, included in admission, take a peek into the Sea Turtle Care Center™ to learn the stories of our current patients and how we rescue, rehabilitate and release sea turtles back into the wild!

a woman and two young girls sit on the floor by the Great Ocean Tank at South Carolina Aquarium while interacting with a scuba diver under the water

Daily Programs

Join our educators for fun programs all about the animals that call our Aquarium home. Plus, we’ll have interactive shows in the Great Ocean Tank featuring our amazing scuba divers who keep our tanks clean and functional for hundreds of aquatic animals!

a close-up view of an American alligator in a South Carolina Aquarium employee's hands with the words "Spring Break" and "Enjoy $10 off membership at any level!" written on top

Special Membership Pricing

Spring Break fun can last all year long as a South Carolina Aquarium member! Enjoy unlimited visits with flexible ticket scheduling, access to over 75 programs year-round and ​take pride in knowing you’re helping to advance conservation, education and animal care throughout the state and beyond.
Use the code SPRING22 at checkout to activate this offer!

Valid for new memberships, renewals and gift purchases. Offer expires April 17, 2022. May not be used for the purchase of a Conservation Steward membership. Restrictions may apply.

a cownose ray stingray at the South Carolina Aquarium

Feed the Rays

Not only can you touch the rays in The Shallows, but you can feed them, too! Feed the cownose rays by hand and give them a fishy treat daily from 10:15 a.m. through 4 p.m., while supplies last. Purchase a stingray feeding voucher for $5 at the admission gate or information desk during your visit.

a group of children surround a South Carolina Aquarium educator holding a baby American alligator

Encounters and Enrichment

Come face-to-face with all of the wonderful creatures that make South Carolina special! Get an up-close look and the chance to gently touch critters like snakes and alligators during daily animal encounters. Also, be on the lookout for some exciting animal enrichment. You may see our animals with something new and interesting in their exhibits or maybe a special snack!

a young boy looks amazed as he holds a large sea shell in front of the Trading Post at South Carolina Aquarium

Fun Family Activities

A visit to the Aquarium is filled with fun activities for the entire family! Search for answers in a scavenger hunt as you journey through exhibits, see if you can spot a wild dolphin from our Harbor Overlook, examine sea turtle X-rays and so much more!

Membership pays for itself in just two visits!
Sea the difference your donation makes.