Marine Explorer Specials

Saturday 22nd May, 2021 - Ocean Literacy Festival a FREE family event

Please be aware that photographing and filming will take place to allow people from other countries to participate.

Come and celebrate the first Ocean Literacy Festival with Marine Explorers. In this 1-1.5 hour long session you will explore the Calshot beach with a marine biologist, do a nurdle hunt and visit our Marine Room. This free family event is aimed at 4-11 year old children, but would suit anyone with an interest in marine science. 

Sessions are 90 minutes long and based in the Sopwith Hangar at Calshot Activities Centre.

Who is it for?
Marine Explorer Specials are aimed at primary school age children (4-11), but please get in touch if you would like to enquire about a different age range, or even an adults only group. You do not need to have participated in the Marine Explorer sessions to attend these Specials.

All under 18s must be accompanied by an adult throughout the activity, who must book a place for themselves. Please note that additional parking charges apply. If would like to enquire about booking a session for a larger group (permissible under current COVID guidelines), please get in touch at

COVID-19 Message
We want you to feel safe during this session and we have taken all necessary steps to comply with current government guidelines. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a participating supervising adult who must take responsibility for ensuring all current social distancing guidelines are followed by the children under their supervision.


Mar Exp Spec

Marine Explorer Specials

• Discover the amazing seashore life under your nose on one of our extended special Marine Explorers sessions
• Get up close and hands on with our amazing local marine life
• Reconnect with nature and become a Marine Explorer specialist!

Please note that maximum group size is 8 people (adults and children). Supervising adults must book a place for themselves as well as participating children.

**If there are no dates planned/no dates suitable for you, please contact us here to register your interest**

 Please follow the link below to read our COVID-19 safety updates.