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Go beyond the seashore


NZMSC logoJoin a marine scientist at the NZ Marine Studies Centre at Portobello to find out about the animals and plants that live in the intertidal zone and waters just off our coast.  Learn about marine food webs and discover how local sea creatures are adapted to catch their food, avoid predators and stay alive. 

You will see microscopic plankton, enjoy close up viewing of a variety of sea animals in our tanks and touch pools, and take a virtual dive in a yellow submarine to explore the strange marine life in the deep Otago canyons.

The Aquarium is no longer open to the general public, so this is a unique opportunity to see some of the marine creatures that are kept at the Centre for education programmes. 

There are three sessions to choose from (see below). Numbers are strictly limited.

Book and pay online.

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Date Sunday, 15 July 2018
Time 10:00am - 4:30pm
Audience Public
Event Category Sciences
Event Type Function
LocationNew Zealand Marine Studies Centre, 185 Hatchery Road, Portobello, Dunedin 9014
CostThree sessions to choose from:
10.00 – 11.30am
12.30 – 2.00pm
3.00 – 4.30pm

Bookings essential.

Adults $15, Children $10

Recommended for adults and children 5 years and above.

Bookings are non-refundable, but in the event of someone being unable to attend, the booking is transferable. Please phone the Marine Studies Centre to advise change of name.

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Contact NameFor more information please contact the New Zealand Marine Studies Centre
Contact Phone+64 3 479 5826

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