Aquarium Experiences

Aquarium Experiences

Why not take a deeper dive into the aquarium and take a VIP tour with a Marine Master? These hands-on experiences will give you an insight into how we keep the aquarium and our animals in tip-top condition.

VIP Aquarium Tours

VIP Aquarium Tours

Immerse yourself and spend an hour with an aquarium Marine Master for an in-depth guided tour.

Enjoy an exclusive tour of the aquarium, discover the sea life, the big characters, aquarium stories and what it takes to keep hundreds of marine critters healthy and happy. Get hands on feeding the fish and access behind the scenes areas not normally available to visitors.

With your own Marine Master, you can tailor your tour to suit your interests, then afterwards go back and explore the aquarium again at your own pace.

Available for small groups only on selected dates.

Cost for a one-hour tour:

Adult: £18
Child: £10 (under 3’s free)

Book your tickets in advance here (this link takes you to the Live Life Aberdeenshire event booking and Aberdeenshire Council payment pages).


Terms and Conditions

Tours are limited to 6 people

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Non-refundable. Change of plan? You can reschedule up until 48 hours before your booking date – just call us to arrange this on 01261 455775

Rockpool Rambles

Rockpool Rambles

Explore the thin strip of land that sometimes belongs to the sea and its fascinating inhabitants with a guided Rockpool Ramble!

A Marine Master will talk you through tips and tricks to find and identify hardy seashore critters while you explore what the tides have left behind in our local rockpools.

Sessions will be £5 per person and spaces are limited so booking is essential.

There will be 2 special sessions in July on the 27th at 11:15 am and 28th at 12:15 pm

(just click on the date to book)

Please book a space for every member of your party.

All Children must be accompanied by an adult that will also require a space booked.

Please ensure you are dressed for the weather conditions and have suitable footwear that can get wet. We will be exploring the rocky shore behind the aquarium which is a loose pebble beach. Nets and buckets will be provided.

The sessions will be weather dependent so please check back for updates if the weather is looking poor on the day.

Please note aquarium entry is NOT included with these events.

Interested in other ways to get involved? Fill in the form below and one of our Marine Masters will contact you.

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