To celebrate the launch of the series, we’re excited to introduce a competition that offers you the chance to win the ultimate trip to the National Marine Aquarium. This is your chance to learn the real secrets of the UK’s largest Aquarium!


WIN the Ultimate Aquarium Experience and immerse yourself for the day as a Marine Biologist, feed the fascinating residents (including sharks!), and see what life is really like behind the scenes of the UK’s largest Aquarium. Stay in style at Moxy, savour an award-winning meal at Rockfish, and finish it off with an unforgettable experience snorkelling in the UK’s deepest tank.

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Secrets of The Aquarium Competition


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🎁 Included in the Ultimate Aquarium Experience:

   – 2 x Annual Passes for the National Marine Aquarium for a year of underwater wonders.

  – Become a Marine Biologist for a day (for two people aged 18+) – an exclusive, money-can’t-buy experience! Join us behind the scenes and learn the real secrets of the aquarium. You will get the chance to meet our animals up close and find out what it takes to care for them. You will also get the chance to feed some animals that the public has never had the chance to feed before – including sharks!

   – A night’s stay for two adults at Plymouth’s newest hotel – Moxy.

   – A delicious 3-course meal for two at the award-winning Rockfish Seafood Restaurant.

   – A Snorkel at The Aquarium experience for 2 in the UK’s deepest tank – enjoy an up-close encounter with the aquatic world.

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📅 Competition Timeline:

Start Date: Tuesday 14th November 2023

Competition closes: Wednesday 20th December 2023.

Winner Announced: Thursday 21st December 2023.


  • Restricted to one entry per person. 
  • Competition ends midnight Wednesday 20th December 2023.
  • Winner will be chosen at random. 
  • No cash alternative available. 
  • Prize is non-transferable. 
  • Winner will receive 2x annual passes for the National Marine Aquarium, 1x double room at Moxy for one night, a 3-course meal for two at Rockfish, 2x Snorkel at the Aquarium experience tickets. Plus, a ‘Marine Biologist for the Day’ experience for two people aged 18+.
  • Winners will be notified by email within 7 days of the closing date and must respond within 7 days to claim prize.
  • Promoted by Ocean Conservation Trust, National marine Aquarium, Ropewalk, Plymouth, PL4 0LF
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The National Marine Aquarium (NMA) is the UK’s largest aquarium, located in Britain’s Ocean City, Plymouth. It is run by the Ocean Conservation Trust, a charity dedicated to connecting people with the Ocean.

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