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Field Trips

The South Carolina Aquarium is accepting reservations for field trips June 1–August 31, 2021. You can also check out our Virtual Field Trips. 

Spark enthusiasm for conservation of the natural world in your students with a visit to the South Carolina Aquarium. As a class, take an educational journey through South Carolina’s diverse habitats while learning what you can do to protect them. From start to finish, hands-on activities will support state standards and inspire STEM education. It’s more than just a field trip – it’s an opportunity to discover the wonder of water, wildlife and wild places.

  • All field trips begin at 9 a.m. and end at 11 a.m., weekday availability only and blackout dates apply
  • One chaperone required for every 5 students
  • Required chaperones are $15; additional chaperones are $23.95
  • Students pre-K through 8th grade are $17.95; students 9-12th grade are $23.95
  • Masks are required with no refunds for non-compliance

Looking to book beyond August 31, 2021? Email us at reservations@scaquarium.org with your desired date.

Field Trip Inquiry

Standard Groups

The South Carolina Aquarium is now accepting small groups of up to 30 people (minimum of 15 paid people to qualify for the group rate). Weekends and peak dates are not available. Please submit your request by completing our Group Inquiry Form, and we will contact you with available options. Group rates are $23.95 per adult, ages 13 and over, and $17.95 per child, ages 3-12.

  • Weekday availability only and blackout dates apply
  • Adults ages 13+ are $23.95 and children ages 3-12 are $17.95; toddlers are free
  • Masks are required with no refunds for non-compliance

To learn more, call (843) 577-FISH (3474), ext. 3, or email groupsales@scaquarium.org.

Group Inquiry

Science at Sunset

Coming soon! Please feel free to email us with questions at sleepovers@scaquarium.org or fill out the Science at Sunset Inquiry.

Join our dedicated and enthusiastic staff on an adventure through the Aquarium at night! You group will explore the Aquarium’s exhibits and galleries, learn about our natural world, come face to face with live animals and create amazing memories!

These programs are completely customizable and are great for scout groups working towards badge requirements. Potential badge options include:

  • Girl Scout Badges: EcoLearner, Ecofriend, Animal Habitats, Night Owl, Voice for Animals, Water, Sea Turtles, Endangered Species, Citizen Science, outdoor art.
  • BSA Badges: Fish and Wildlife Management, Bird Study, Reptile and Amphibian Study and Veterinary Medicine.
  • American Heritage Girls: Zoology, Freshwater and Marine Biology, Nature and Wildlife, Birds, Horticulture, and Sustainable living

Reservations are available Sunday – Thursday. Tickets are $40 per child and $30 per adult. For more information, please reach out to us at sleepovers@scaquarium.org.

Science at Sunset Inquiry
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