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Educational field trips

Marine Biology, History, and Recreational Field Trips

Pnwwaterweb provides the ultimate field trip for your group. Every field trip is customized specifically for each group and includes a wide variety of instructional components, including marine biology, local history, and an assortment of recreational opportunities. We provide day, overnight, and multi-day programs. Overnight accommodations are in a hotel at the beach and all meals are provided. All of our programs take place in beautiful Carolina Beach, Kure Beach and Ft Fisher. The entire Cape Fear region, including Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach, and Southport are at your fingertips! Make your next field trip a Carolina Coastal Adventure!

Customizing your Trip

A typical day program consists of 6-8 hours of programming, in addition to an hour for lunch. Overnight programs consist of 6-8 hours of day programming, lunch, dinner, and a 1 hour evening program. Additional evening activities are readily available in the area. Program times are designed to fit group needs. You may choose ANY combination of programs to fill your day. Actual program schedules are planned according to tides and weather conditions.

Typical 2-day/1night program

Day 1 Breakfast
Beach Ecology Marsh Ecology
Recreational Component
Night Program

Day 2
Invertebrates or Rocky Intertidal
Habitat Hike (Carolina Beach State Park)
History Component
Leave by 3pm (departure time depends on group needs)


Marine Biology Components
• Beach Ecology
• Salt Marsh Ecology
• Invertebrates of the Dock
• Rocky Outcrop Study
• Coastal Habitats Nature Walk
• Ft. Fisher Aquarium Trip
• Remote Island Boat Trips

Cape Fear History Components
• Fort Fisher
Fort Caswell

• Ft. Fisher Hermit’s Beach and Bunker
• Sugar Loaf Dune
• Native Americans of the Cape Fear Region


Recreational Components
• Kayaking
• Map & Compass
• Team building
• Fishing
• Overnight Camping

Evening Programs
• Shark Talk
Sea Turtle Talk
• Night Walk
• Astronomy