Special Events

Here you'll find information about special events and activities here at the Sea Zoo throughout the 2019 season - be sure to check our Diary or Facebook for more info and details on particular events and activities closer to the date!

Summer holidays

July 20th - August 31st

We've got plenty of fun lined up for the summer with ocean-themed activities every day plus talks and fish feeds! Make your own scallop or little fingerprint animals, or join us on Saturdays in creating a Starfish Army! In addition to that, we'll have a few special theme weeks during the summer - see below for more details or check out our Facebook!

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National Whale and Dolphin Week

July 28th - August 3rd

Celebrate our native cetaceans with us this week with special educational whale and dolphin-themed activities!

All day: Whale and dolphin quiz (available from admissions)
11am: Eggbox whales and dolphins
2.30pm: Dolphin bookmarks

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National Marine Week

August 4th - 9th

Dedicated to celebrating the Wildlife Trusts' National Marine Week with marine-themed arts & crafts and a special marine week quiz!

All day: Marine week quiz (available from admissions)
11am: Bottlecap fish tank
2.30pm: Pool noodle pirate ships

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Shark Week

August 11th-16th

We're celebrating Shark Week this week so don't miss it!
Special Shark Quiz plus educational shark-themed activities!

All day: Shark quiz (available from admissions)
11am: Origami Mr Sharky
2.30pm: Fossil dig


Saturdays in the summer - Starfish Army

Saturdays during the summer holidays until the end of August

Join us in growing the army of starfish slowly taking over the walls of our No Bone Zone! Design your own starfish (or several!) and add them to the formidable group!

12.30pm in our marquee on the inner yard.

World Oceans Day

We're celebrating World Oceans Day again on June 8th! A day for appreciating our oceans with ocean-themed activities... Challenge yourself with an ocean quiz or take selfies at our photo station! Check our Facebook or Diary for more details!


May half term

May 25th-June 2nd

Make a splash with us this May half term! Make a multicoloured whale or a flashy shark with just a paper straw and some watercolours, or a cheerful little dolphin bookmark! Easy and fun!

And don't forget the daily talks and feeds!

Easter holidays

April 6th-28th

For the Easter holidays we'll of course have daily Eastery arts & crafts activities for the kids, daily talks plus an educational Easter fish egg quiz on Easter weekend itself! Don't forget to try delicious Eastery treats and cakes in our cafe and keep an eye out for more details on our Facebook page!

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February half term

We open for the new season on Feb 16th just in time for February half term! As half term dates vary depending on region and school, please be sure to check our opening times before you visit.