• Friday, April 12th 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Learn all about the varying species of whales that make subtle but exciting appearances all along the North Carolina coast at this unique event that is both educational and thoroughly engaging. The Annual North Carolina Whales and Whaling Symposium is a day-long session that will provide a wealth of info on these massive local residents, and which will enlighten attendees on the story behind this beloved creature’s connection with the North Carolina shoreline.

The Annual North Carolina Whales and Whaling Symposium is a full-day event, and participants will find a multiple number of ways to learn and engage via a range of educational information. The story of the varying whales that frequent local waters will be shared, as well as the history of hunting practices along the North Carolina coastline and miles beyond. Held in the heart of Beaufort at the North Carolina Maritime Museum, this educational session is a fun way to add a little learning to a Crystal Coast vacation. Free to the public, the Annual North Carolina Whales and Whaling Symposium is a great way for attendees to take a deeper dive into the background of these famous creatures that roam along the waters off the Crystal Coast.

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