Birthday Parties

School Bookings

Group Bookings

Birthday Parties!

Happy Fish-day! Book your birthday boy or girl’s celebration at the Mini Aquarium today! 

Available weekends starting June 2017. 

Click here for full birthday program details.

School Bookings

Foster your student’s curiosity for the oceans! Bring your class to the Petty Harbour Mini Aquarium while meeting your curriculum criteria. Book one of our exciting programs:

Mini Voyagers of Change (Grades 1 & 2)

Junior Habitat Explorers (Grade 3)

Habitat Explorers (Grade 4)

Invertebrate Investigators (Grades 5 & 6)

Apprentice Aquarists (Grades 7 & 8)

NEW! Reproduction Rationale (Grade 9)

Click Here for the full 2017 Educational Activities Booklet.

Special Needs

See the full Educational Activities Booklet for our program adapted to groups with special needs. 

Want programming for any other grades?

Please contact us. We can make arrangements based on your goals or curriculum outcomes. 


Yes! Two single stall washrooms are located outside the Aquarium and accessible to students with limited mobility.


We are a wheelchair-friendly facility. Please let us know if you would like us to make any modifications to the programs based on special needs or requirements.

General Program Details for Teachers

We have a 30 student maximum due to our staffing and facility size. 

Classes can be arranged to take place back to back to accommodate for buses.

For example:
Two classes of Grade 6 students with 30 students each, one group starting at 10:00 AM and another at 11:30 AM. 

The teacher/school is responsible for providing the following ratios: 

  • Grades 1 to 5 | 10:1 student to chaperone ratio 
  • Grades 6 and up | 15:1 student to chaperone ratio

You will have two staff guides with the students throughout the program.

Curriculum Programs:  $5.00/student

*Adults required for ratios are free, additional adults (includes teachers and chaperones) are $6/each

*tax not included

Payment can be made following the program at the front desk. 

We accept: 

  • Cheques (payable to “Petty Harbour Mini Aquarium”)
  • Credit card (Visa, Mastercard)
  • Debit
  • You may also request an invoice be sent to your school or municipality

If costs become a barrier, please let us know. We may be able to find funding or source a donor to help support your class.

Length of Program

Grades 1-3                    60 mins 

Grades 4 – 12               1.5 hours

Dates & Times

Monday to Friday weekly until October 9th.  

Start times are flexible between 9:30am and 11:00am.

Make A Booking

Fill The Bus!

When planning your field trip to Petty Harbour, consider also booking with Island Rooms to learn about Newfoundland culture through fishing. Bring a larger group and move your classes through both programs in rotation. Call us and mention you want to fill the bus. We can help!