Maps & Directions

Welcome to the map page. Below this map are directions to the shop from every major road coming into Wilmington. For a larger scale map of Southeastern N.C., click on the regional map at the bottom of the page.

Coming into town from the west:

Hwy 17N, 421S, 74E, 76E (Leland, Southport, Holden Beach, Long Beach, Ocean Isle, Myrtle Beach…) All of these roads come into Wilmington together over the Cape Fear River Bridge. After you cross the bridge, stay straight on Dawson St. After a few stop lights, the two right lanes will bear off to the right and become Oleander Dr. Stay straight on Oleander Dr. for approximately 5 miles. After passing Bradley Creek bridge, the next intersection with be with Wrightsville Ave. on the left and Airle on the right. Go through this intersection and bear immediately to the right on to Wrightsville Avenue. Right before the intersection of Wrightsville Ave and Eastwood Rd is Atlantic View shopping center. Aquatic Safaris is rightmost shop.

Coming into town from the northeast:

Hwy 17S (Surf City, Jacksonville, Topsail, Hampstead) As you are coming into Wilmington from the north, you go through Ogden. Just after Ogden, you need to look for a green sign above the road pointing left on Military Cutoff (or for Wrightsville Beach) Take the left, and continue down Military Cutoff. Turn left at the light with the intersection with Eastwood Dr (McDonalds is across the street on the right). Hang a right onto Wrightsville Ave. Then turn left into Atlantic View shopping center. Aquatic Safaris is the rightmost shop.

Coming into town from the north:

I-40E (Raleigh, Burgaw, Wallace) When you are coming into Wilmington, I-40 will turn into College Rd. The first major intersection is with MLK Blvd. Turn left towards Wrightsville Beach. Cross over Market St. onto Eastwood Dr.(US74) Follow Eastwood Dr until the intersection with Wrightsville Ave. Then turn right on Wrightsville Ave then left into the Atlantic View shopping center. Aquatic Safaris is the rightmost shop.

Coming into town from the south:

Hwy 132 (Carolina Beach, Kure Beach) As you enter Wilmington on Hwy 132, you will come to a major intersection with Oleander Dr. Take a right on Oleander Dr. Stay straight on Oleander Dr. for approximately 5 miles. After passing Bradley Creek bridge, the next intersection with be with Wrightsville Ave. on the left and Airle on the right. Go through this intersection and bear immediately to the right on to Wrightsville Avenue. Almost at the end of Wrightsville Ave, turn right into Atlantic View shopping center. Aquatic Safaris is the rightmost shop.


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