Hatteras Island Ocean Center is an indoor/outdoor nature center that provides a wide variety of interactive educational activities for people of all ages. Nature programs are held on weekdays all summer long, including Sea Turtle Patrol, Kayak Nature Tours, Marsh Madness, Birding the Barrier Islands (free) and Campfires, Crabs and Constellations; call or see the website for the schedule and prices. The Ocean Center's exhibit room is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday from April through August. Call for off-season hours.
57204 N.C. Highway 12, Hatteras village