Aquarist for a day
Spend a whole day (9am-4pm) alongside our Aquarist team and learn all about the Oceanarium and the wonderful creatures that live here.
Single Adult: £160
Child & Adult: £200
(10-15yrs) with responsible supervising adult
Two Adults: £260
Must be booked in advance, prior to visit
The ‘Aquarist for a Day’ package will include free entry to the aquarium and will consist of the following activities:
- Morning checks
- Exhibit maintenance
- Creature feeds – stingray/sharks/turtles
- Feed preparation
- Turtle enrichment
- Animal health checks
The package also includes:
- £10 gift bag
- 50% Staff discount in the Offshore Café*
- 1 free guest admission to be used on the same day**
- Free 'Aquarist for a Day' t-shirt.
- ‘Aquarist for a Day’ certificate
ALSO MAKES A FANTASTIC GIFT FOR SOMEONE SPECIAL - AVAILABLE AS A GIFT VOUCHER WITH 12 MONTH VALIDITY FROM DATE OF PURCHASE.
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.
If you have any questions or would like to make a booking then please contact us on 01202 311993 ext 25 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Here is what past 'Aquarist's for a Day' have to say:
"Thanks to Holly for looking after me and giving me such a fantastic day on my 'aquarist for a day' visit. The whole day was great but I especially enjoyed feeding the Nautilus and hand feeding the puffer fish. I'm sure that I will be back again." - Neil Young
“Just a quick letter to say THANK YOU very much for such a great day for my husband and I, we had a great time and got treated really well, Sarah was a great guide and very informative, it was very interesting learning everything about all of the fish and mammals, and my husband had a great surprise at the end with his gift bag and certificate.” - Sue Wright
“My son Chris and I really enjoyed the Aquarist Day! We learned so much and it was a fantastic opportunity to get behind the scenes at the Oceanarium. Please thank Sarah for looking after us so well and for being extremely helpful and informative. I thoroughly commend Sarah and the Aquarist for a Day experience.” - Sue Kalicinska
TERMS & CONDITIONS:
- The Oceanarium reserves the right to vary the timetable according to staffing and availability.
- Bookings are subject to availability.
- Aquarist for a Day‘ is NON-TRANSFERABLE and NON-REFUNDABLE.
- Children under the age of 16 years must be accompanied by an adult, who must be with them throughout the whole day.
- Unfortunately due to health and safety reasons the experience is not available for children under the age of 10 years old.
*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.