Field Trips

Education is at the core of our mission and we strive to provide an engaging, exciting experience combined with lessons in biology, environmental science and conservation. The Aquarium offers wonderful benefits to school groups. To learn more or book your visit, call (800) 722-6455.

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Sea Turtle Hospital Tours

Treat your group to a truly unique tour inside South Carolina’s only Sea Turtle Hospital. See our current patients up close and discover what goes into caring for sick and injured sea turtles. Group tours are unavailable on Mondays and Wednesdays. Learn more.

4-D Theater Experience

Our 4-D Theater is a complete sensory experience. You’ll see a 3-D picture on screen and feel and smell sensations throughout the movie. $3 per person.
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Pricing & Lunch Options

All rates are per person, with a minimum of 10 participants. Rates applicable to education groups only.

Aquarium Admission Only
Duration: 2 HoursPricing
Pre-K - 8 $9.00
9 - 12$12.50
Included Chaperones1 comp/10 students
Additional Chaperones$15.00
Aquarium Admission + 4-D Theater
Duration: 2 HoursPricing
Pre-K - 8$12.00
9 - 12$15.50
Included Chaperones$3.00
Additional Chaperones$18.00
Aquarium Admission + Sea Turtle Hospital Tour
Duration: 2.5 HoursPricing
Pre-K - 8$14.00
9 - 12$22.50
Included Chaperones$10.00
Additional Chaperones$25.00
Bag Lunch Menu and Order Form

Groups can bring lunches and enjoy them outside on Liberty Square or you can pre-order bagged lunches from the Sea Turtle Café. Arrangements must be made one week in advance, call (843) 329-0366. Menu and Order Form PDF


We’re located in downtown Charleston on the Harbor. Learn more.


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We offer valuable opportunities for homeschooling families. Learn more.

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