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Aquavan Adventures – Amazing Adaptations

Our local marine species have some amazing adaptations for surviving along the wet and wild Otago coast!

Get hands on with the Aquavan and staff from the NZ Marine Studies Centre, learning about crab feeding strategies and how they protect themselves. Then meet some marine critters at our mobile touch tank. Suitable for children 4–8 years old.

Date and location

This event is happening at different locations on different dates. Please ensure you select tickets for the correct date and location.

Tuesday 13 July and Wednesday 14 July
South Dunedin Library (199 Hillside Road, South Dunedin 9012)
Thursday 15 July and Friday 16 July
Mosgiel Library (7 Hartstonge Avenue, Mosgiel 9024)

Due to limited capacity, all attendees (children and their accompanying adult(s)) need a ticket. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

This event is part of the 2021 New Zealand International Science Festival.

Visit for the full event schedule

Date Tuesday, 13 July 2021 - Friday, 16 July 2021
Time 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Audience Public,Staff,Alumni,Other
Event Category Sciences
DepartmentMarine Science
LocationVarious, Dunedin
Contact NameTamlyn Somerford
Contact Phone03 479 5845

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