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Are you passionate about marine wildlife? Then why not become an Aquarist for a day at the Oceanarium! Get real hands-on experience and up-close encounters with our magnificent creatures. Spend a whole day (9am-4pm) alongside our Aquatics team and learn about the oceans’ ecosystems and all the creatures they are home to. Discover the wonders of the Oceanarium in this once-in-a-lifetime behind the scenes VIP experience!
Whether you plan to dedicate your life to marine conservation or just want to learn more about sea creatures, this will be a day of awesome discoveries. You’ll see behind-the-scenes of all of our exhibits and learn about how an aquarium runs and the ways we make the environments as real as possible for our creatures. Then you’ll get to meet some of our creatures face-to-face and feed them. Having learned, of course, how to prepare their food and what they need in terms of nutrition.
There are also enrichment activities to help the creatures maintain their natural behaviours, so you’ll see them in action and learn how they live in the wild. Finally, there’ll be health checks to make sure our creatures are in tip-top condition and learn what to look out for.
Become an Aquarist for the day at the Oceanarium! Spend a whole day (9am-4pm) alongside our Aquatics team and learn about our magnificent creatures. Discover the wonders of the Oceanarium in this brilliant behind the scenes VIP experience!
The ‘Aquarist for a Day’ package will include free entry to the Oceanarium and will consist of the following activities:
The package also includes:
Time of experience
9.00am – 4:00pm (please arrive at least 15 minutes before start time)
Single Adult: £180
Child & Adult: £220
(10-15yrs) with responsible supervising adult
Two Adults: £300
How to book
Experiences must be pre-booked and pre-paid for at least 14 days in advance. Earlier booking, is however recommended as dates are subject to availability.
Our Aquarist for the day experience can make a lovely gift for someone special! Gift certificates are available upon request, please ask for further details.
Unfortunately this experience is unavailable for children under the age of 10, due to health and safety reasons.
If you have any questions or would like to make a booking then please contact us on 01202 311993 ext 208 or email email@example.com
Please note Aquarist for the day experiences can take place on any day of the week, subject to availability.
Terms and Conditions
*50% off all food and drink prepared in the café. Receive 25% off all wrapped and bought in items including crisps, cakes, bottles and cans.**Guest admission does not allow behind-the-scenes access, but enables the guest to come and take photos and see the ‘Aquarist(s) for a Day’ in action. Admission valid on same day, all day from 10am.
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