Welcome to the 'Explorers Programme'


Our Explorers Programme is designed to bring ocean keen kids fun ocean based activities in the school holidays!

Young Ocean Explorers, alongside NZ's top marine education providers, is excited to provide your child with a day trip of a life time! Learning from marine biologists and ocean experts!

Exploring what lies below the surface of Aotearoa - these school holidays!!

Generously sponsored by:

Activities included in Goat Island day:

Become a mini scientist for the day!!

- Lab-based experiments/observations and a dissection (for those who would want to do that) with marine biologists and experts!

- Rocky shore exploration and citizen science.

- Experience the touch tank and amazing displays at the Discovery centre!

- Fascinating presentation from marine experts!

- A special scavenger hunt!!

And a whole lot more!


Activities included in Kelly Tarltons day:

- Behind the scenes tour of Kelly Tarltons

- Turtle talk with turtle experts!

- Feeding fish behind the scenes

- BLAKE Virtual Reality

- Learning from marine experts

And more!

Who's involved?

The Explorers Programme is sponsored by WWF NZ.

Young Ocean Explorers is running the Kelly Tarltons programme with Kelly Tarltons and BLAKE. And the Goat Island programme is collaborating with The Goat Island Marine Discovery Centre!

All 4 days will be limited to 20 students each day aged 8-12 years old. 

Upcoming Event Dates

Sorry, we don't have any events scheduled at the moment.