Marine Discovery Centre Open Day - May

Date: 15.05.21 10:00am - 15.05.21 12:00pm
Venue: Marine Discovery Centre, Corner Seaview Road & Marlborough Terrace, Henley Beach, South Australia, 5022
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The Marine Discovery Centre in Henley Beach is opening its doors to the public for an afternoon of aquatic delights and fun education. A range of interactive experiences will engage visitors with the wonders of marine life and the importance of looking after our environment.

A guided and self discovery opportunity to explore the many features of the centre, including:

* Aquariums featuring local South Australian marine creatures such as the Port Jackson Shark, Pot Bellied Seahorses, Southern Fiddler Ray, Porcupine Fish, Murray River Turtle and more

* Virtual Reality Headsets giving you the opportunity to explore under the sea without getting wet. Underwater virtual reality experiences include Australian Sea Lions, Leafy Seadragons filmed in Rapid Bay, and swimming under the Henley Beach Jetty.

* Kaurna education Room (The Wodli) is an interactive room that highlights the relationship that Kaurna people have with the Adelaide Plains and the coast.

* Interactive models featuring oceanography, climate change, marine debris, marine habitats, touchscreens, sustainable fishing, stormwater, beachcombing, and get hands-on with our microscopes.

The tour will conclude with a guided Marine Trail with our Marine Scientists on Henley Beach from 11.30am

Admission: $10 per person (children 3 and under free)

Parents must stay with children but tea and coffee facilities are available.

Each ticket holder will receive a free beachcombing sheet to take home

On Tuesday 15 December 2020 at 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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