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Expert-led Rock Pool Safari - Plymouth

  • Location Plymouth
  • Price from £49.00
  • Tours
  • Wildlife
  • Mindful escape
  • Learn new skills
  • Microadventure

Highlights

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.

  • Let's get rock pooling!

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.

  • Discover a new world


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.

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Corporates
  • Families
  • Hen / Stag parties
  • School groups

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Effort Level

Relax and unwind whilst exploring the great outdoors

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough

Inclusions

    What's included

  • Equipment We'll provide specialist waterproof cameras to capture your discoveries and / or rock pool bingo cards for very young rock poolers!

    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing
  • Waterproofs
  • Other Good footwear. Coastal rocks can be sharp or they can be slippery. So thick soles with good grips are recommended; wellies are perfect. Old trainers are good too but make sure you rinse the salt off them afterwards.

Cancellations

Flexible Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the activity is scheduled to start.

Location

Plymouth

Provider

The Rock Pool Project

The Rock Pool Project

The Rock Pool Project is the experience provider for Expert-led Rock Pool Safari - Plymouth