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NEW! World Class Rescue Facility

Our new state-of-the-art marine rescue facility is now open following £multi-million investment and extensive remodelling.

This area has been carefully designed and constructed to emulate a natural habitat that marine mammals are accustomed to. From temperature and smell to sound and touch, each of the senses have been truly merged to create a real ecosystem.

With multiple touch points and observation decks from land and sea, the live working rescue facility serves a dual purpose in also becoming a tactile viewing encounter where visitors can be educated and immerse themselves in the underwater world.

Creating a new facility

 

This is a world class rescue facility and a large team of specialists were needed to help support the entire project.

 

  • 72,000 liters of water was needed to fill the tank
  • Over 2,100 man hours have gone in to creating the new facility to date
  • 8 meters of steel was hoisted into the facility directly from outside
  • It took 7 days to drill the hole for the new tank
  • A team of builders have been on site 7 days a week/15 hours a day
  • 3 design teams worked on all aspects of the facility including theming and graphics
  • 8km of cabling and 1.5 miles of pipework has been fed through the entire facility

Come and say hello!

WE ARE NOW OPEN!

We encourage all guests to adhere to the latest guidance around social distancing procedures, mask/face covering and current laws on group size formations.
From the 24th September 2020 you will also find NHS QR ‘check-in’ code posters at key entry points around our attractions. These QR posters are optional and can be scanned on the NHS COVID-19 smartphone App. We encourage all our guests to help protect themselves and each other when visiting our attraction