Sea Science boat trip

  • boating

  • 2 hrs

  • Up to 11 people
  • house-outline

    COAST - Community of Arran Seabed Trust

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    Isle of Arran, GB

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  • ticket-price
    From
    £34.00
    / adult
  • ticket-price
    From
    £22.00
    / child
  • Description

    "Seas the Day" aboard COAST Explorer. Dive into marine research and uncover the secrets of the seabed on our captivating Sea Science trips. Join COAST scientists aboard the RV COAST Explorer as we explore the ocean's wonders and witness the positive impact of marine protected areas.


    Activities may include:

    1. Plankton Sampling


    1. Habitat Mapping & Marine Life Observation using a drop-down camera
    2. Water Clarity Tests using a secchi disk
    3. Seabird recording





    Engage in real-world science and contribute to vital marine conservation efforts around Arran.




    Cancellation/Refund Policy:

    1. If the event is cancelled by COAST due to weather or unforeseen circumstances (eg technical issues), we aim, where possible, to notify you the day before the activity. Where possible, we will reschedule you to another event. Alternatively, you will be entitled to a full refund if you wish.
    2. If you are unable to attend the event, we will offer a full refund if the cancellation is made no later than 48hours before the date of the event.
    3. Any cancellation made within 48 hours of the event date will not be eligible for a refund.



    Full Terms and Conditions can be read here




    https://www.arrancoast.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/05/RV-COAST-Explorer-Sea-Science-terms-conditions-2024.pdf
    Requirements

    Important Information:

    1. Children must be at least 6 years old or weigh over 20kg to participate.
    2. Adults may accompany no more than 3 children.
    3. All under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.
    4. Dress appropriately for the weather and bring sun cream if necessary.
    5. Toilet facilities are available onboard.
    6. Please bring your own snacks and water as food and freshwater are not provided.



    What to bring

    Please bring warm clothing and waterproofs if rain is expected.


    Itinerary

    Meet at the COAST Discovery Centre to sign in. A short walk down to Lamlash Pier to meet RV COAST Explorer. We will step aboard the vessel and be out on the water for 1.5 hrs. You will be dropped back to Lamlash Pier.



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