Family exploring rockpools at Viking Bay
Family exploring rockpools at Viking Bay

Coastal Explorers

Family adventure trails - Activities, challenges, games!

Don’t just visit the beach, explore it at Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate! Coastal Explorers packs are filled with equipment to help you discover our rich heritage stories and natural coastal designations. Learn essential explorer skills such as how to make a sundial and use a compass, or delve into the bag for the marine identification gear and become a real rocky shore researcher!

Everything you need is in the pack and contains enough resources for at least half a day of awesome adventure.

Fantastic for families and groups, but versatile enough for anyone, hire a bag for just £5 plus proof of ID at-

  • Margate - Visitor Information Centre, Droit House, Stone Pier, CT9 1JD (From Wednesday 19th May open Wednesday - Sunday 10am -5pm)  
  • Broadstairs - Lillyputt Mini Golf, Victoria Parade, CT10 1QL (Open daily 10am - 5pm weather permitting) 
  • Ramsgate - Visitor Information Centre, Customs House, Harbour Parade CT11 8LP (From Monday 17th May open daily 10am-4pm)

*Inline with COVID-19 guidance bags will be hired out on a rotation system and cleaned thoroughly between use*

Don’t forget these are exclusive to Thanet!

Please contact Thanet Visitor Information Centre on 01843 577577 or email for info

Also make sure you check out this guide to Rock Pooling from the Thanet Coast Project