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Why a visit to SEA LIFE is important

The problems facing our ocean today aren’t going to be solved in one generation. This means to make real progress, we need to instill environmental stewardship of our ocean in our children.

  • Give children a connection with the ocean – some children may never have seen one
  • Bring the ocean to life and make it relatable – the creatures are real
  • Concrete ways that children can make a difference, to protect the oceans for generations to come

One-of-a-kind experience

  • The underwater world of the ocean is an amazing and inspiring one, where incredible sea creatures and colorful habitats abound. SEA LIFE is where this world can come alive for children, as they dive into a world of amazing discovery.

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Admissions & Booking

Discounted rates are available for organized, local school groups serving children K-12 and must submit a tax exempt form with booking or show proof of school ID at check in

  • Reservations are required 14 days before your visit
  • Must have a minimum of 10 students 
  • Reservations available Monday - Friday
  • Tickets from $7 per student, $10 Teachers/Adults
  • For every 5 student tickets purchased, receive 1 free adult chaperone ticket
  • If paying with a credit card please book your reservation online through the orange "Book Online Now" button and for tax exempt schools, book through the "Click Here" link below.  
  • If you are paying with a check please submit a Booking Request and a team member will contact you. 

Tax Exempt Schools:

Tax exempt schools who want to book and pay online must submit proper documentation after booking. Please click here to book your reservation and once complete, please email DFW.Sales@merlinentertainments.biz your tax exempt form and order number.

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Education Workshops

Workshops are temporarily unavailable at this time

Our school programs explore animal behavior, habitats, adaptations, ecosystems, anatomy and water chemistry and are designed to meet TEKS Standards. Workshops are available for students are all ages, Preschool through High School.

  • Curriculum linked activities
  • Programs meet TEKS Standards
  • 20 person minimum to book workshops
  • 45 minute workshop programs
  • Pre and post visit in-classroom activities

Workshop Details
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Planning Tools

COMING SOON! Our field trip planning tools can be downloaded to help you pre-plan for your trip. 

Free downloadable Risk Assessment

  • A check-list of actions to complete before the trip
  • A check-list of actions to complete on the day
  • Arrival information including a map
  • A list of activities, hazards and corresponding control measures

Free downloadable Planning & Preparation Guide

  • This cover accessibility info, parking and travel arrangements, instructions for paying the balance and lunch set-up.

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Teacher Resources

We provide free pre-visit and post-visit activities tailored around each of our Education Workshops for teachers to use in the classroom and free self-guided tour packets that include great educational activities to supplement your visit to SEA LIFE Grapevine. Print one for each of your students to complete as they walk through the aquarium!

  • Pre-visit Lesson Plans
  • Post-visit Lesson Plans
  • Free self-guided tour packet - Download Here
  • Download more free activity packs below!

Pre & Post-Visit Lesson Plans

Free Activity Pack Downloads

Sealife Schools Seastar Youngboy | SEA LIFE Aquarium

Amazing Oceans

Preschool & Kindergarten

Download

Eel | SEA LIFE Aquarium

Behavior

1st – 5th Grades

Download

Touchpool | SEA LIFE Aquarium

Conservation

1st – 5th Grades

Download

Clown Fish | SEA LIFE Aquarium

Food Chains & Ecosystems

1st – 5th Grades

Download

Sealife Schools Overlooking Raytank | SEA LIFE Aquarium

What to expect during your visit

- Admire over 20 exhibits, thousands of sea creatures and 250 species in an immersive setting

- Encounter a vast array of creatures including sharks, rays, green sea turtles and more

- Learn how you can make the oceans a better place through our conservation program

- Gaze at creatures swimming overhead in our 360-degree ocean tunnel

- Touch a urchin, sea star & other rockpool creatures in the Interactive Touchpool

- Daily educational talks & feeding demonstrations that your class can attend

Contact Us

If you require further information on school visits please contact our booking team. We'll be more than happy to provide all the information you need to ensure your students have a memorable, inspiring experience. Email: DFW.Sales@merlinentertainments.biz 

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