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    School Holiday program with shell art at the Marine Discovery Centre

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    Get Ready for a Day of Fun, Learning, and Adventure inside the Marine Discovery Centre and create shell art masterpieces that you can take home. Keep your treasured art or create amazing gifts for your family and friends.

    We'll have educational and hands-on activities, feeding local marine species, virtual reality experiences, and more.

    Join the team at the Marine Discovery Centre for a morning of interactive fun, marine-based learning, a very special art experience.

    During the session, children will have access to a variety of interactive discovery stations including Kaurna learning, sea aquariums, virtual reality headsets, hands-on games, and art activities

    * Please note: Tickets are only required for children, one parent per child (multiple children are allowed though). Parents must order their ticket (free of charge) when purchasing tickets for children. Parents must stay with children throughout the session. Children under 3 years of age are free of charge when attending with a paying child, however, they are not included in the art workshop.


    10am - 11am - Interactive Centre Activities

    11am - 12pm - Guided shell art making session, all materials are included


    Marine Discovery Centre
    Cnr Seaview Road & Marlborough Street, Henley Beach, SA 5022
    Parking is located behind the Henley Beach Parish (directly opposite the Marine Discovery Centre) which is accessible via Foord Avenue, located off Marlborough Street


    * Materials and shells for art activities, art can be taken home

    * New Beachcombing sheet to take home (per paying child ticket)

    * Aquariums featuring local South Australian marine creatures such as the Big-Bellied Seahorses, Ornate Cowfish, Porcupine Fish, native Oysters, Murray River Turtle, Yabbies 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, swimming under the Henley Beach Jetty, and Google Expeditions to the Great Barrier Reef

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

    * Interactive models featuring our brand new diving games, brand new sounds of the ocean interactive, brand new beachcombing game plus oceanography, climate change, marine debris, marine habitats, touchscreens, sustainable fishing, stormwater, beachcombing, and get hands-on with our microscopes and Discovery Dive game.


    Due to pre purchase of art supplies, refunds will not be given 7 days prior to the event. Refund requests prior to 7 days will be given a 100% refund.

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