• School Excursions – In Centre

    Experience a variety of fun, hands-on educational programs within our centre in Eden.
    Choose to do just one activity, or combine one or two on the same day, or over several.
    Please ask our staff for guidance.
    (Please note some outdoor activities are tide and weather dependent).

    Discovery Centre visit and Guided Tour

    Take a guided tour through the marine discovery centre, learn about local whale species and feel real whale bones, meet our fish and other sea creatures in our live aquaria, feel shark teeth and hear a shark attack survival story, gets hands on with sea stars, crabs and anemones at our touch tank. All this and more with a qualified marine educator to guide you on a marine discovery.
    Target year level: All ages (can be tailored to meet your needs)
    Cost: $5 per student (1hr, group size – min. 10 max 50)

    Inside a Fish

    A real dissection investigating the internal and external anatomy of fish.
    Target year level: 5 -6 & 7 -12
    Cost: $10 per student (2hrs, group size – min. 10 max 30)

    Download the Inside a Fish Teacher notes including the curriculum links for this program.


    Fishing for Answers

    A look into the local fishing industry and a tour of Southland’s fish processing plant.
    Target year level: K – 12
    Cost: $5 per student (1hr, group size – min. 10 max 30)


    Food Webs

    Discover the intricacies of a marine food web and see how various environmental impacts can play a disastrous role.
    Target year level: 4 – 12
    Cost: $5 per student (1hr, group size – min. 10 max 30)

    • “The children were engaged the whole time, the activities were great and the support given outstanding” – Tathra Public School on Centre visit
    • “Children excited and involved” – Eden Public School on Centre visit