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Bring Your Stars to Meet Ours!

SEA LIFE Aquarium offers students the opportunity to explore the creatures that live in our lakes, rivers and oceans through interactive, hands-on experiences. From feeling the spiny skin of a Sea Star to gazing at sharks swimming overhead, spend the day exploring over 20 marine exhibits, thousands of sea creatures and 250 species in an immersive setting.

 Reservations must be made online at least 14 days prior to visit date.

Dates and times are limited, reserve yours today!

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School Field Trips

Introduce students to a range of scientific topics and encourage excitement and curiosity about marine phenomena in the natural world. Ignite imagination and wonder in your class as students come face-to-fin with thousands of creatures and get closer than ever before! 

  • Tickets are just $7 per person and $10 per adult with a minimum of 10 students required to qualify for discounted school rate
  • New Combo Ticket Available: For just $12 per student and $18 per adult, visit both SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium AND LEGOLAND Discovery Center Arizona on the same day! 
  • For every 5 child tickets purchased, receive 1 free adult chaperone ticket
  • Advanced pre-paid reservations are required a minimum of 14 days in advance
  • Group visits are available on select dates as early as 10am (minimum 20 guests) 

If your school is a Title 1 school, please book your field trip here for special pricing! 

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SEA LIFE Education Workshops

NEW FOR 2024! 

Sea Creatures Education Workshop

Meet the Sea Creatures! Together, we will dive into a world of amazing discovery to learn about three core creatures here at SEA LIFE: sharks, jellyfish and seahorses - understanding their different needs and completing exclusive SEA LIFE quizzes for each. Students will think about the importance of animal welfare and use core aquarium standards to design a home for a creature, based on their understanding of creatures' adaptations and needs.

Email alex.palacios@merlinentertainments.biz to book your education workshop and field trip today!

Our school programs explore animal behavior, habitats, adaptations, ecosystems, anatomy and water chemistry and are designed to meet Next Generation Science Standards. Workshops are available for students are all ages, Preschool through 6th Grade.

  • $3 per student 
  • Curriculum linked activities
  • Programs meet Next Generation Science Standards
  • 30 minute programs for PreK - 6th Grade

 

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Self-Guided Resources

Download and print one of our FREE self-guided resources for each of the children in your group. They contain fun ideas and activities to complete during your visit to ensure you make the most out of your trip! 

  • Suitable for ages 3-11 years old
  • Before and during visit activities
  • Word scrambles & games
  • Creature profiles & fun facts

Self-Guided Resources:

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Level 1

Suitable for ages 3-5

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Level 2

Suitable for ages 6-11

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PLAN YOUR VISIT

Discount rates are available for organized, local school groups serving children K-8 grade and must submit tax exempt form with booking or show proof of school ID at check in. 

Know before you book:

  • Group visits are available on select dates as early as 10am
  • Minimum number of student tickets required to receive group pricing is 10
  • Reservations are required 14 days in advance
  • All reservations must be made online through the secure online booking portal
  • School admission tickets are timed & dated
  • Payments must be made with a credit card at time of booking
  • Payment types accepted: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover
  • If additional tickets are required upon arrival, the higher walk up group rate may apply
  • Tickets expire on the date and time they are purchased for
  • Groups that arrive without a reservation are not guaranteed entry and will be charged the walk-up admission rate

Organized School Field Trips:

  • Youth groups must show proof of organization affiliation at check-in
  • Additional tickets cannot be added to your original reservation after your order is made. We suggest booking for the maximum amount of people anticipated in your group
  • If you end up having fewer individuals than originally booked, you can contact the Group Sales Department at least 48 hours in advance for a partial refund of those tickets
  • Outside food and beverage, including bagged lunches are not permitted

Ready to Book?

Reservations must be made online at least 14 days in advance. If you require further information on school visits please contact our booking team. We'll be more than happy to provide all the information you need to ensure your students have a memorable, inspiring experience. Email: alex.palacios@merlinentertainments.biz

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