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Ascarium: Tricks & Treats

Discover the spooky seas this October!

  • 8th October - 5th November 2023
  • Included with SEA LIFE admission
  • Spooky fun for families with children
This October enjoy spooky family fun as you explore the National SEA LIFE Centre!

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Join us as the aquarium turns ascarium this October!

Follow an immersive trail to help the witches and warlocks find their missing potion ingredients and discover some of the spookiest creatures of the sea as you explore our underwater world!

Make your way to the Witch’s lair where they will cast their spell to open the treasure chest revealing a special reward!


Help us cast a spell!

Hunt down the missing potion ingredients!

  • Meet the Sea Witch or Warlock in their lair to receive your treat
  • Enjoy spooky photo opportunities
  • Take part in a fun activity trail and treasure hunt style activities throughout the aquarium
  • Enjoy visual games and activities
  • Get a reward for completion
Black Tip Reef

Spooky Sharks After Dark

Join us for a jaw-some spooky experience after dark this Halloween at Sharks After Dark.

Get a private tour of the aquarium after it's closed to the general public and immerse yourself in this one-of-a-kind, spellbinding experience.

For groups of up to 6 people, the SEA LIFE team will help you discover the secrets of SEA LIFE in this ultimate VIP visit. Debunk myths and legends with our expert team, there may be a few tricks and treats along the way!

For a real spooky experience, why not come in your best Halloween costumes? After all, it's Ascarium!

Ticket Information

  • Entry to National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham, with entrance at a chosen 10-minute time slot
  • Booking in advance can save you more - always get our best rate when you book online
  • Reschedule for free up to 24 hours before your arrival time
  • Under 2's go free!

About the experience

  • Enjoy exclusive access, after-hours around the National SEA LIFE Centre and find out about all of our amazing creatures
  • Our expert guide will help you discover the secrets beneath the seas for the ultimate VIP visit
  • Your tour will last approx. 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests, which must include at least one 18+ adult