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School Education
School Education
School Education
Dolphin Kiss
Seal Encounter
Seal Encounter
School Education
School Education
Seal Kiss
 

School Education - please note that some of our Ed-Venture products currently unavailable due to Covid

Our Marine Ed-venture team are able to provide a hands-on, curriculum based program for primary and secondary school students.

Dolphin Marine Conservation Park would like to introduce to you our Marine Ed-Venture program! We offer a flexible package to suit any age, school or group, to guarantee a hands-on interactive educational lesson.

Program running time is 2 ¾ hours, and can be organised for either morning or afternoon sessions. Special arrangements can be made to suit individual/group needs upon request. Content of the program is dependent upon group numbers, but typically comprises of:

  • Welcomed at park entrance and accompanied into reserved seating to our Marine Discovery Presentation.
  • Seal hug interaction, including complimentary photograph.
  • 30 Minute syllabus based lesson with one of our Marine Mammal Specialists.
  • Self guided tour of our marine park, including our little blue penguins, marine and fresh water turtles and solitary reef exhibit home to a variety of sharks and fish.
  • Private dolphin pats.
  • A specialized conservation talk focused on our animals and the rescue and rehabilitation we do here at Dolphin Marine Conservation Park.
 


Lessons We Offer

Using the NSW board of study outcomes we have designed syllabus specific programs, which run for 30 minutes.

  • Pre-School-Marine Animals
  • Early Stage 1-Living Things
  • Key Stage 1-Growing and Changing
  • Key Stage 2-Circle of Life
  • Key Stage 3-Adaptation and Migration
  • Key Stage 4-Classification and Adaptation
  • Key Stage 6- year 11 & 12
  • TAFE 
 


Additional Options

For an extra cost we can also offer:

  • Lunch
  • Dolphin encounter & photographs
  • 10 minute in water experience with a dolphin, including a biology lesson and a hug photograph.
 

Bookings are essential. If you would like more information regarding possible tutorials and presentations, please contact us on 02 6659 1900 or fill out our online enquiry form

 

Share your experience & win

Write a short story, upload a photo and you could WIN free entry to the park for you and your family.

Tami

I seen Bucky on sash on TV just now. What an amazing spirit. I feel blessed to be kissed by a trooper. Xoxo thank you Greg for sharing an amazing dolphin. I work with Fuji and I am glad we have a photo booth for people to keep the memories. Sometimes it is all you have. I love my kiss picture with Bucky. Thank you for your photo. Paige Sinclair CEO..

Katherine Thompson

This was my last visit to The pet Porpoise pool 35 years ago I was 7. we used to go every year when I was little and my grandmother getting kissed by a seal was the highlight of the day. I loved feeding the fairy penguins and my dream is to one day swim with the dolphins. I would love to win passes to marine magic to experience it again with my family. What great memories Katherine, we hope to w..

Bianca

My mum and I just spend the whole weekend at Pet Porpoise Pool, we travel from Tweed to Coffs just to see Buck and Zip, we love them and can't get enough. Already driven down 3 times this year, and every time it's amazing. And we loved seeing all 5 dolphins in the pool, Bella's a sneaky little thing! We got drenched by her plenty of times hahaha. Great to hear you enjoyed yourselves - Paige S..

Karen Purchase

I went up there nearly 2 yrs now after I turned 50. I had received money for my birthday and decided I wanted to do the “trainer for the day” experience. Was the best thing I have ever done in my life, seeing the behind the scene as well getting up and close to all the animals, my favourite parts were taking Elle for her walk around park twice, involved in show, and of course my experiences wi..

Bianca W

Thank you for our tour of your park. We have attended 3 times within the last 11years and have found this way was an amazing way to get up close with the animals and learn more about them. Our guide had lots of information to share and was very good at engaging with the children in the group. Highly recommend. We attended on the 14/7/20 Thank you for taking the time to share your lat..

Jo

My son had a brilliant dolphin swim with Trainer Stacey yesterday morning. Stacey was fun, informative and professional and zippy the dolphin was the perfect student loved loved our morning with these beautiful animals Thank you for your lovely feedback Jo, we will let Stacy & Zippy know!..

Diane Binks

Had a great visit to DMCP on Tuesday 30/6/2020, we had an escorted tour of the park with a very informative guide showing us around the park. This visit was very different to our normal visits but my granddaughter and I thoroughly enjoyed our visit! Thank you to all the wonderful people at the DMCP, you are all amazing! Hi Diane, Thank you for your lovely feedback, this is new to all..

Sharon Page

I took my two youngest grandchildren there in July 2018, they both loved it and still talk about it to this day, so we are planning to return with my oldest grandchild as well. They don't like the drive from Sydney, but they do love it there so it makes it worth the trip. Great place, educational and fun. Thank you Sharon, we look forward to seeing you again..

Sharon Fisher

My husband, daughter and my two grandchildren are driving up from Forster on the 26/06/20 to spend the weekend in Coffs Harbour for a getaway weekend.. My daughter , a single mum has just passed her paramedic course and is now in placement in Tea-gardens. She has been so flat out working 12hr shifts. So the reason to get them away for some quality time . I would love to surprise my grandbabies..

Jason lowe

The park is amazing I want to take my daughter their on November for her birthday she would love it so much Thank you Jason..

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