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Eco Teen: Turtle Researcher

Embrace your teen's passion for the sea, science and sustainability these school holidays! In this full-day experience teens get a taste of real marine research, by sampling for microplastics at the beach; recording data; identifying species; and using turtle-tagging equipment. Turtle Researcher is the perfect program for budding marine biologists and keen eco warriors, as we go deep into what it takes to research, rescue and rehab endangered turtles, understand keystone species and fight the plastic plague!


  • AQWA Exclusive
  • Duration: 4 - 5 hours
  • Great For Teens
  • Meals included
  • Fully Guided
  • Small Group
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Mobile/E-ticket Accepted

From: $129

Includes AQWA Entry

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Highlights

  • Engage in citizen science and conduct microplastic sampling in the field, on a guided beach walk
  • Inspire your inner scientist by learning about keystone species from real biologists
  • Enter the Turtle Lab and imagine life as a marine scientist, as you use models to scan tags, survey hatchlings and track data
  • Get behind the scenes access to the Turtle Rescue Centre & learn about turtle rescue and rehabilitation, as our Guide feeds them*
  • Unleash your creativity and make eco-alternative products to take home, while learning about the global plastics threat
  • Join like-minded teens in a small group experience

Includes

  • Entry to AQWA
  • Lunch
  • Marine Program: 5 hours fully guided, including the following components:
  • Citizen science 'in-field' experience
  • Guided tours of key exhibits, including behind the scenes access
  • Turtle biology lecture & turtle lab investigations
  • Eco crafting workshop, with take-home reusables

Availability

Available to participants aged 12-16. Further participant exclusions and requirements apply (see below).

This program will run on select dates during WA school holidays from from 8.45am – 3.00pm* .

Maximum 18 participants per session.

Bookings are essential. Availability is limited and is subject to change without notice.

Bookings are non-refundable. Consider the full terms & conditions below before booking.

*Rescue turtle viewings and feed presentations are subject to availability and the individual requirements of the animal/s on the day. If rescue turtles are off-exhibit, alternative content will be offered.

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