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Youth Groups

Scouts, Brownies, Guides & Youth Group Tickets

In addition to our amazing aquarium experience, Self-Guided Tours are available, and we give daily talks and feeds


If you’re hungry for more, we offer a Behind the Scenes Tour, where our expert staff will fill you in on all the work that goes on behind the scenes to take care of our creatures as well as the conservation projects we support. Plus don't miss the program of fun events on throughout the year for added-value activities.


A visit to the National SEA LIFE Centre with a group of 10+ includes:

  • Discounted prices for groups 10+
  • Free downloadable Activity Packs - packed with fun-filled activites and perfect for the recreational visit
  • Preferential rates for Pre-schools, Scouts, Guides, and all organised Youth Groups
  • Free admission to the 4D Cinema - screening films that you can feel and even smell!
  • Half priced guide book
  • Risk Assessment form available for download


Please note that lunch room facilities are not available for group bookings.

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Youth Group (Scouts, Guides, Cubs, Beavers, Brownies, Rainbows, Church Groups e.t.c) From £8.95 1 in 5 for primary / 1 in 10 for secondary school age
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Your Visit

Behind the Scenes Tour

Please note there is a maximum of 15 people (including leaders) in 1 Behind the Scenes Tour. If you have more than 15 people in your group please book onto 2 separate Behind the Scenes Tours or email us to discuss your requirements.

Leader Preview Visits

We offer two leader inspection visits to help you plan your visit. Come and familiarise yourself with the centre and our facilities as well as asking our staff any questions you may have. Contact slcbirmingham@merlinentertainments.biz to book your place.

Gift Packs

Gift packs are available to purchase in advance to further simplify your trip, please enquire when booking.

Children under 14 years
Children aged 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 or above to visit the attraction.

Tickets for Carers
There is no disabled rate but if you are registered disabled you will be entitled to admit one free carer with you. Please ensure that you bring documentation with you on the day such as your blue badge, DLA Letter or note from a doctor or specialist. If you are booking in advance, you do not need to book a ticket for your carer.

Learning Resources

It's now even easier to structure your visit to the National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham and ensure the perfect balance of education and fun for your youth group.


Simply download your resource pack and for each key creature you encounter we've provided discussion notes, fun facts and activities for your group to complete.

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Download your Information Pack here

Sleepover Under the Sea

Why not make your group booking extra special with a group sleepover?


Covid-19 Update:

In line with updated advice from the UK Government, from the 14th September we encourage all guests to adhere to the latest guidance and not meet in groups of more than six people* to help protect themselves and each other when visiting our attraction.
As a COVID-19 Secure venue we can still host larger numbers in total but groups of up to 6 must not mix or form larger groups. We will continue to monitor Government guidance closely.
*Government exemptions are outlined here