Open 9:30am - 5pm daily. Last entries 4pm. 23 Tamaki Drive, Orakei, Auckland

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Visit Resources

Download and print these amazing resources to make the most of your time at Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium.
Resources are available for under 5s, as well as years 1 - 7.

These guides provide exciting and inspiring information linked to key displays throughout Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium to help students get the most out of their trip. This information will add an extra dimension to the trip and help students to learn more about the animals they see whilst practising core skills.

Please note: Due to the large file size, we recommend using a broadband connection. 

 

Amazing Oceans (Age 3 - 4 years)

By completing this tour students will:

  • Learn about a range of marine animals and the difference between them
  • Understand that animals act in different ways and why.
  • Be able to talk about how an underwater environment is different from other environments
  • Build self-confidence by trying new things.
  • Help develop communication and language skills through listening and speaking.

 

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Behaviour (Age 5 - 11 years)

By completing this tour students will:

  • Become familiar with a range of different marine animals
  • Learn about the key life processes for living things
  • Understand that different animals behave in different ways depending on their environment and requirements
  • Be able to identify certain animals' behaviour and explain it

 

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Conservation (Age 5-11 years)

By completing this tour students will:

  • Become familiar with a range of different marine creatures and environments
  • Learn about a variety of threats affecting different species
  • Understand that human activity can have a big impact on marine creatures
  • Find out what steps they can take to help protect vulnerable marine species and their habitats
  • Find out about the work SEA LIFE is doing to protect the ocean and its creatures for future generations

 

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Food chains & ecosystems (Age 5 - 11 years)

By completing this tour students will:

  • Understand the term 'food chain' and 'ecosystem'
  • Learn that animals perform different roles in their specific ecosystems
  • Understand that animals and plants need to remain balanced in their ecosystem and that imbalances can cause problems for all connected organisms
  • Be able to identify the sequences of organisms in the rockpool food chain

 

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Habitats and adaptations (Age 5 - 11 years)

By completing this tour students will:

  • Become familiar with a range of different marine environments
  • Understand that all living things require shelter and access to food in their habitats
  • Be able to identify adaptations animals have developed to improve their ability to live in their habitat
  • Learn that ecosystems are made up of interdependent animals living in the same environment

 

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