Excursion Package: Mini Behind the Scenes

Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

This excursion package includes a 15 minute exclusive behind the scenes tour where small groups (10 students + 1 adult) will be taken into AQWA's restricted curatorial grow-out room. Here students will learn about the life cycle of jellyfish by seeing each phase in action; discover how we hatch, control and care for our jellyfish populations; and find out about other animals bred at AQWA. Through witnessing the coral grow-out area and Coral Bank up close, students will also be introduced to the intricate world of the coral reef including: how coral reefs are formed and the variety of animals which depend upon coral reefs and each other to survive.

From only: $24

Includes AQWA Entry

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Product Details

Duration: 30 Mins - 2 Hours

Location: Hillarys, WA

Product code: PKUBTY

Year Groups: Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

Excursion Package Includes:

  • General entry to all of AQWA's exhibit areas
  • Greeting by an Ocean Guide
  • Guided Tour - mini behind the scenes tour approx. 15 minutes per group of 10 students + 1 teacher
  • Rare opportunity to see life cycles in action (jellyfish)
  • Rare opportunity to see interactions and symbiosis between living things (coral reef)
  • Find out about AQWA’s Coral Bank and other conservation projects
  • Free of charge supervising adults, as per year group ratios
  • Free bus parking & 4 hour car parking

Need To Know:

This excursion package is available Monday-Friday during school term.

There is a minimum of 10 students to book this package.

This package has been designed to meet essential strands in the Year 4 curriculum [Science Understanding] and is available to all students in year’s 4+.

The tour has a duration of approx. 15 minutes, up to 4 groups per excursion:

  • Group 1: 11.30am
  • Group 2: 11.45am
  • Group 3: 12noon
  • Group 4: 12.15pm

You can arrive for your Excursion any time from 9am; please nominate your estimated arrival time in the Additional Information section of the booking process.

This activity is best suited to a groups of up to 40 students (plus up to 6 teachers/helpers).

For groups 40+, please complete the booking enquiry our Education Manager will contact you to confirm how we can accommodate you.

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