Marine Discovery Centre Open Day | Henley Beach | 21 Sep 2019

marine discovery centre open day

Marine Discovery Centre Open Day

Take a look under the sea with the Marine Discovery Centre Open Day.


The Marine Discovery Centre in Henley Beach is opening its doors to the public for an afternoon of aquatic delights and fun education. A range of interactive experiences will engage visitors with the wonders of marine life and the importance of looking after our environment.

A guided and self discovery opportunity to explore the many features of the centre, including:

  • Aquariums featuring local South Australian marine creatures such as the Port Jackson Shark, Shaw’s Cowfish, Pot Bellied Seahorses, Western Smooth Boxfish, Spiny-Tail Leatherjacket and more.
  • Virtual Reality Headsets giving you the opportunity to explore under the sea without getting wet. Underwater virtual reality experiences include Australian Sea Lions, Leafy Seadragons, swimming under the Henley Beach Jetty and also a close up encounter with a Great White Shark.
  • Kaurna Education Room (The Wodli) is an interactive room which highlights the relationship that Kaurna people have with the Adelaide Plains and the coast.
  • Interactive models featuring oceanography, climate change, marine debris, marine habitats, touchscreens, sustainable fishing, stormwater, beachcombing, and get hands on with microscopes.

The tour will conclude with a guided Marine Trail with Marine Scientists on Henley Beach from 3pm.


Admission: $8 per person (children 3 and under free)

Admission price includes Beachcombing Poster.


For more information and all enquiries please visit the Marine Discovery Centre Open Day Facebook event page.

What:   Marine Discovery Centre Open Day *SOLD OUT*

When:    Saturday 21 September 2019 | 2pm – 4pm

Where:   Marine Discovery Centre | Corner Malborough Terrace & Seaview Road, Henley Beach

Who:   Everyone

At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

Image Source: Marine Discovery Centre Open Day Facebook event page


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