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Events at the Cornish Sanctuary are all about having fun, making new friends and sharing a story or two. We want you to leave with amazing memories of your time with us, so we’ve created an exciting events calendar which is sure to get your seal of approval.

Events & experiences at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary

Hauntingly Good Half-Term

Otterly Spooky

24th October – 1st November
Witches Wood Returns!
Time : From 10am
Where: Cornish Seal Sanctuary

CALLING ALL WITCHES AND WIZARDS we’ve only just gone back to school yet the Cornish Seal Sanctuary are looking forward to Halloween Half term already! We have a witches wood trail to test those nerves along with with some otterly scary games and get involved in our Pumpkin hunt! Will you dare to visit the witches coven and will you be tricked or given treats!

LEGO® City Deep Sea Explorers


Become a LEGO® City Deep Sea Explorer at The Cornish Seal Sanctuary this summer

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1st June - 31st August

The Cornish Seal Sanctuary is hosting a special treat this summer…a chance to explore the secrets of the ocean and become a LEGO® City Deep Sea Explorer!

The Sanctuary features a LEGO® City Deep Sea Experience where visitors can take part in activities to become an official LEGO® City Deep Sea Explorer. Visitors will be invited to get hands-on and build a LEGO® sea creature. They will also embark on a novel treasure hunt to seek out LEGO® creations hidden amongst the colourful marine life in the displays!

Kids will receive an activity pack that includes; an Official LEGO® Deep Sea Explorer certificate, sticker sheet, fun Scuba mask and more.

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Octonauts Training Academy at The Cornish Seal Sanctuary

16th May 2015 - 7th June 2015

Enrol your pre-schoolers at the all new Octonauts Training Academy at The Cornish Seal Sanctuary and they’ll learn what it takes to become a member of the crew.

As cadets, they’ll master the specialities of their favourite characters across 5 fun zones; including Kwazii’s Rockpool, Dr Shellington’s Research Area and Professor Inkling’s Library. There’s even chance to meet Captain Kwazii and Peso in person before being rewarded for completing their training with a very special Octonauts certificate!

Sponge Bob Sponge Hunt!

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27th March 2015 - 19th April 2015

To celebrate the launch of The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, visit The Cornish Seal Sanctuary between the 27th March and 19th April 2015 and take part in SPONGEBOB’S SPONGEHUNT! Help SpongeBob find his friends hidden throughout The Cornish Seal Sanctuary so that they can go on their most super-heroic adventure yet to find the missing Krabby Patty formula.

What We Do - Experience animal welfare in action at Europe’s busiest Seal Rescue centre.
Encounter fascinating seals, playful otters and comical penguins in our fantastic underwater viewing areas. Visit a working Seal Hospital and meet our resident sea lions. Daily interactive talks and feeding demonstrations make this a day out for the whole family.

Seal Hospital “Behind the Scenes Experience”
Explore behind the scenes at the heart of marine rescue in Cornwall’s only working Seal Hospital. See how we carry out life-saving work with our animals and nurture our new arrivals. You can also experience what it takes to become a marine expert.

From a sneak peek at our food preparation area, to getting hands on in our hospital pup pen you’ll get an insight into the science behind the Sanctuary.

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Opening Hours

10am - 4pm

Last entry 1 hour prior to closing

Schools & Groups

01326 221361

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