• Let's Go to the Seaside!

  • 24 March 11:00 - 13:00
  • There are many beautiful beaches on our coastline and, as Spring approaches, we need to get out there and enjoy them! Come along to the aquarium to get top tips on how to make the most of your day on the beach, find seashore critters and even help us clean up our local seashore. All weekend there will be beachy crafts, water chemistry workshops and our inaugural Macduff Rock Stacking challenge - not to be missed!
    Weekend activities include:

    How to Rule the Rock Pool – top tips on rock pooling and the low down on common rock pool species.

    Beach Combing Masterclass – a guide to some of the amazing things you can find on the strandline and beyond

    Rock Stacking challenge- Put your creativity and balance to the test in this new and exciting challenge

    Seashore Crafts- make and take fishy crafts to keep the guppies happy

    Rock Pool ramble- Weather permitting – early morning rock pool ramble on Macduff beach (low tide at 11am) – a seashore safari accompanied by an aquarium staff member.

    Chemistry of the Seaside- Royal Society of Chemistry will be here to explain some of the chemistry of a seaside visit in a fascinating workshop.

    Seaside safety- Join the RLNI and gain tips on how to stay safe while enjoying the seaside.

    Sunday 25th March only:

    Dolphin spotting- Join Whale and Dolphin Conservation for some dolphin spotting, try out the ‘big eye’ binoculars and look at some real and replica whale and dolphin bones!