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South Carolina Aquarium, Charleston

South Carolina Aquarium - Charleston, South Carolina
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South Carolina Aquarium
100 Aquarium Wharf, Charleston, SC 29401Map
+1 843 720 1990
Neighborhood: Historic Downtown
AOL Travel Editor’s Review

Good news for shark aficionados: the South Carolina Aquarium's Great Ocean Tank has just doubled its number of sharks! Four sandbar sharks and a black tip shark recently arrived to join the 700 other animals living in this 385,000 gallon viewing tank, a highlight of this massive aquarium. Their neighbors include loggerhead turtles, jellyfish and scalpel-tailed surgeonfish. The aquarium, which is housed in an impressive contemporary building on a ledge overlooking Charleston Harbor, showcases the various aquatic environments of South Carolina and beyond. Another highlight is Penguin Planet, where you can watch Magellanic penguins waddle and play.

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South Carolina Aquarium General Information
  • Open Hours: Sunday to Saturday from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Type: Animal Life
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, discover, amex, visa
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