Super Shark Summer

22nd July 2016


Is it a bird? No! Is it a plane? No! It’s… a SUPER SHARK! This Summer Holidays at the National Marine Aquarium we are very excited to announce our theme will be Super Sharks Summer!

Throughout the six weeks of the Summer Holidays we’ll be exploring the amazing six shark’s senses and show our visitors how really super they are.

With our new Jawsome new Shark and Ray exhibit that will wrap around the our massive Atlantic Ocean Tank (the deepest in the whole of the UK), and it will be an huge exploration of the amazing animals Sharks and Rays and will see us having the most species of sharks and rays in any Aquarium in the UK!


With Super Hero fancy dress every Friday, Super Shark Sense stations around the building, a brand new exciting Super Hero show and a Super Shark creative centre, with a huge array of arts and crafts, we’ll have so much going on to keep you busy this Summer!




Sleeping with Sharks

Taking place on Friday 12 August, Sleeping with Sharks promises to be a super evening full of entertainment, amazement and celebration of the shark. Not only will it take place during the Aquarium’s Super Shark Summer, it will also celebrate 10 years of the popular event and allow visitors the opportunity to experience its brand new shark themed exhibition, Jawsome World of Sharks and Rays.

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For tickets click here.

Aquarium Late Night Opening for British Fireworks Championships

Held in Plymouth every August and now in its 19th year, the British Firework Championships offer one of Britain’s most spectacular fireworks displays. Organised by The Event Services Association (TESA) and Plymouth City Council, the Championship will see six leading pyrotechnics go head-to-head to show who can create the most innovative and entertaining display.

Here at the Aquarium we’re offering unrivalled views across Plymouth Sound, families, firework fans and local residents will be able to enjoy the spectacular display from the Aquarium’s private garden* or Horizons Suite.


For tickets here.


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