Ocean Life Education Holiday Programs & Events
Ocean Life Education’s Holiday Programs are delivered by qualified, enthusiastic marine educators who provide a lively hands-on experience with their fascinating ocean creatures.
Children of all ages can be taken on a new and exciting ocean discovery journey each holiday season with their range of themes.
Ocean Life Marine Education Holiday Programs
Marine Biologist for a Day – full day programs
Summer Holidays – check website for details.
Aged 8-12 years and fascinated by the ocean and marine animals? Discover what it’s like to be a Marine Biologist for a Day and meet amazing underwater creatures.
Ever wondered how many teeth a shark has? How long sea cucumbers live for? Which animal throws its stomach out through its mouth to eat? Ocean Life Education’s Marine Biologist for a Day Primary Program is designed for children with a curiosity about the marine environment and the fascinating animals who call it home.
This program dives deep below the surface to provide kids with in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience. It also clears up some common misconceptions about the ocean’s much-maligned awesome apex predator – the shark.
Are you interested in Marine Science or thinking about becoming a Marine Biologist? Dive into the world of marine science on this full-day program designed to introduce students to the marine environment, engage them in marine science, and inspire them to get out there and make a difference.
Students cover a wide variety of marine biology topics including fish adaptations, dangerous marine animals, shark ecology, echinoderm classification and learn about current ocean concerns such as microplastics, animal ethics and ocean acidification. They also check out what’s on the inside by observing a scientific fish dissection.
For Professional Educators
A fully qualified marine biologist uses live touch tanks, preserved marine animals and artefacts to provide students with an in-depth understanding of the ocean and the animals in it. Students also discover what it’s like to work in the field of marine science and learn about career options.
Children’s Events & Parties
Children of all ages are taken on a new and exciting ocean discovery with themes such as: Shark Discovery & Weird & Wonderful Creatures of the Sea. Details on request. Events may be tailored to suit a theme of choice.
Amazing Sharks – mini course
Learn the facts and bust the myths about sharks and why they are crucial to our existence with Ocean Life Education’s awesome certified Amazing Sharks online course for kids (and adults!). It’s packed full of awesome activities, videos, infographics and fast facts, plus four shark quizzes. Pass all four chapters to qualify as a Shark Legend.
Suits Age 7+.
Duration 2-3 hours.
Humpback Whales Eastern Whale Migration – Certified mini online course
Ocean Life Education’s new online course is for kids who want to get the low down on Humpbacks and Australia’s East Coast migration. It contains awesome videos, infographics, a whale-watching guide, a migration calendar, fast facts, quizzes and more. Complete the course to receive a personalised certificate, awarded by Marine Biologist, Richard Coward!
Suits Age 7+.
Duration: 1-2 hours.
A Range of Programs to Suit Your Requirements
Ocean Life Education also have a range of fascinating programs for Schools, Early Learning Centres and Events.