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AQWA SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM

With the Autumn School Holidays just around the corner The Aquarium of Western Australia (AQWA) has
put together a calendar of exciting, fun and interactive school holiday activities that will entertain kids for
hours.
Starting next week, take the kids to AQWA to experience the magic of the underwater world with one of the
following school holiday activities:

• MARINE SCIENTIST FOR A DAY
This new 3-hour kids program is perfect for those passionate about marine animals and ocean
conservation. A 'Marine Scientist for a Day' will generate wonder, respect for our ocean.
The workshop includes:
• Behind the scenes
• Turtle feeding
• Fish feeding
• Slime experiment
• Glass bottom boat adventure
• Take home kit
• Lunch and beverages
Dates & Cost
9.45am from Monday 22 April 2019 to Wednesday 24 April 2019.
$79.00 for Children (6 - 12 years)
https://aqwa.rezdy.com/278080/marine-scientist-for-a-day

• SHARK SLEEPOVER
Experience the excitement of sleeping under the sea! Discover more about our amazing marine
animals with a night of exclusive tours, fun marine themed activities and a sleep over in Australia’s
largest single aquarium surrounded by sharks, stingrays and hundreds of stunning fish!
Dates & Cost
Starts 6.00pm on 23 April 2019
$125.00 per child (7-12 years)
https://aqwa.rezdy.com/187379/shark-sleepovers-7-12-years

• MERMAID SCHOOL
Who doesn’t want to learn how to become a mermaid? The unique mermaid workshop is making
dreams come true as the 3-hour lesson teaches kids everything from mermaid movement
techniques, makeup, breathing, yoga, tail slaps and more! The 3-hour workshop entails:

Classroom
• Why the oceans are so important and how you can help
• Safety rules of mermaiding
• Relaxation and underwater breathing techniques
• Yoga stretches and mermaid movements
• The art of mermaid makeup
• Light lunch of fresh fruit and juices
In Water Skills
• Equipment fitting and mono-fin tail
• Equalising techniques
• Controlled seated entries
• Back floats/glides
• dolphin kicks
• Duck dives
• Side kicks
• Tail slaps
• Bubble kisses and horizontal bubble rings
*Places are limited so bookings are essential*
*Please note - children will be in a Mahina tail mono fin which is the safest tail as each leg can easily be
disengaged when required and are not bound*
Dates & Cost
Starts 12.00pm on Saturday 27 April and Sunday 28 April 2019
$129.00 Children (8 – 17 years)
https://aqwa.rezdy.com/292818/mermaid-school

Let AQWA’s staff take your child on a journey through the deep waters of the ocean and its coral reefs these
school holidays. These exciting underwater adventures and exploration gives kids the opportunity to
experience the majestic nature and exhibits at AQWA.

When?

9.45am Monday, April 22 – 5.00pm Sunday, April 28

Where?

The Aquarium of Western Australia
91 Southside Drive
Hillarys, Western Australia

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