Inside Tracks: Aquarium Adventure

Inside Tracks: Aquarium Adventure

Go behind the scenes of the Wiseman Aquarium and learn how we bring a world-class aquarium to the center of North Carolina! See our Shark Reef tank from a new view, feed our cownose stingrays a special treat and touch a jellyfish!

Experience Info

Cost, per person: $35 members / $35 non-members + general admission
Availability: Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sundays; 1:15 – 2:00pm
Capacity: 8 participants
Minimum age: 6 years old
Age restrictions: Children under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Participants under 18 must have a program liability waiver signed by their parent/legal guardian.
Advanced reservations are strongly recommended. Tickets may be available on the day of your visit and can be purchased at the Information Desk in the lobby until 11:15am the day of your adventure.


  • No high heels or flip flops permitted; preferably closed-toe shoes.
  • All experiences are subject to change due to animal medical procedures or other unforeseen circumstances.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to narrow passageways, stairs and uneven floors located behind the scenes, experiences cannot fully accommodate those with mobility restrictions such as wheelchairs, walkers and crutches.

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Gift certificate note: You can email the gift certificate directly to the recipient or download a gift certificate to fill out and give in person!


Our program begins at Hands-On Harbor, where we will feed fish to our stingrays. Please let staff know if they should be aware of any known fish or shellfish allergies.

Trade your printed ticket for an Aquarium Adventure button at the Information Desk. Our group meets inside the aquarium at the sign posted between the iguana and otter exhibits.

Advance tickets are strongly suggested and available online. Check for available spaces on the day of your visit at the Information Desk in the lobby. Tickets must be purchased before 11:15am on the day of the adventure.