Visit the Aquarium with a group and share the wonder of the natural world together.

Field Trips

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.

  • One complimentary chaperone for every 10 students
  • Additional chaperones are $15
  • Students pre-K–8th grade are $11; students 9-12th grade are $15
  • Group tours are self-guided
  • The Aquarium’s face mask policy on the date of your visit applies to all guests. Please check our FAQ to learn more.
  • Would you like to learn more about our field trips and other education programs before booking? Check out our Education Brochure.
  • Once you’ve booked your field trip, use our Field Trip Toolkit to make the most of our your visit.
Field Trip Inquiry
Standard Groups

The South Carolina Aquarium is now accepting groups up to 100 on weekdays and groups up to 30 on weekends. Please submit your request by completing our Group Inquiry Form, and we will contact you with available options.

  • You must have a minimum of 15 paid people to qualify for the group rate
  • Adults ages 13+ are $23.95; children ages 2–13 are $17.95; toddlers are free
  • Group tours are self-guided
  • The Aquarium’s face mask policy on the date of your visit applies to all guests. Please check our FAQ to learn more.

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

Group Inquiry
Science at Sunset

Join our dedicated and enthusiastic staff on an adventure through the Aquarium at night! Your 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 from 6 p.m.–9 p.m. 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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