Book a session with one of our experts for your group of up to eight family and friends!
A fun, educational and active day out for people of all ages at one of the best rock pooling spots in Britain's Ocean City, Plymouth.
Have you ever peered into a rock pool and wondered what lies within? Turned over a rock and experienced the joy of discovering a scuttling crab? On a bespoke Rock Pool Project safari – your friendly marine biologist will safely guide you and your family to explore the magical world of the rocky shore. They will share their passion and expert knowledge to introduce you to astonishingly diverse wildlife in a relaxed and fun session.
Sessions are suitable for adults and children aged five and up. Parents may bring younger children but must remain fully responsible for them throughout the session.Shared sessions available:
Save money by sharing a session with another group and buy a shared session ticket covering up to four people. We can also come to you!
There are many brilliant places to rock pool near Plymouth, including the spectacular Rame Peninsula in South East Cornwall. Your guide can also meet you at a beach which is convenient for you. Check out our survey sites
for some ideas. Just drop us a line for further details, additional travel surcharges will apply. Itinerary
- Meet your friendly expert guide
Your safari starts with a warm welcome, safety briefing and introduction to the astonishing ecosystem you are about to investigate.
As you wander down the shore towards the waters edge, you’ll learn fascinating facts and ID skills about the many curious creatures your guide will help you to find.
Once near the water’s edge, at low tide, things get really mesmerising. Species normally only found under the sea can be seen and your guide will teach you how it find them.
- Contribute to our research
Once you are feeling confident, you’ll be able to use our specialist waterproof cameras to record the wildlife you discover, contributing to our citizen science and conservation work! Little ones can join in to with our exciting Rock Pool Bingo cards.
- Free personalised photographic record for everyone in the group!
After your experience, and perhaps an ice-cream or a swim, we will upload your finds to our system and send you your very own, personal Rock Pool Report as a pdf – the perfect memento of your special safari on the rocky shore.