Community Outreach

We appreciate that coming to us is not always possible and sometimes you just want a fun day at the beach. For that reason, we’ve developed our Community Outreach Programme.

Outreach is available all year round and can include:

● Interactive Workshops

● Opportunities to handle real marine artefacts and fossils

● Beach clean and rockpool safari experiences

Alternatively, if you are planning something special and think we might be able to help, get in touch.

  • These sessions must be pre-booked with one of our Community Engagement team at least 2 weeks before the date of the session.

If you would like more information about our Community Outreach programme, please contact us on:

An ocean discovery ranger watches as a lady, with a smiling face, interacts with an marine artefact.

Ocean For All

We believe that everyone should be given the chance to experience the wonders of the Ocean, no matter their age or where they live. 

Our ‘Ocean for All’ programme has seen our dedicated team of Ocean Discovery Rangers working with people from all walks of life, giving them an immersive Ocean experience, with the help of innovative VR technology.

Residents in care homes, hospitals and sheltered accommodation across the country have benefited from this project and we are continuing to grow this offering to reach more people and on a national scale.

Connectedness with nature is an important part of human life. Whether people are in a care home, hospital or nursery, they deserve the same chance to enjoy the Ocean as anyone else. 

Our charity believes that people are what makes the difference. Our Ocean needs as many supporters as possible. If our VR Ocean for all programme converts just one person into loving the Ocean, we’ve done our job well. 

For enquiries or to book an Ocean for All visit, please contact our Community Engagement team at:

Virtual Community Tours of the National Marine Aquarium

We appreciate that coming to us is not always possible, so we are now offering Virtual Tours of the National Marine Aquarium. Meet some of our favourite Ocean creatures in a jam-packed hour of fun, or sit back and relax as we guide you through our therapeutic and inspirational exhibits. We can adapt this virtual tour to fit your groups needs and interests.

These 1-hour virtual tours are £80 and are hosted by our amazing team of Ocean Discovery Rangers.

If you would like more information about our Virtual Community Tours, please contact us on:

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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