The Animal Carer Experience (ACE) is a fantastic opportunity for kids and teens aged 8-16 to experience life as a Marine Animal Carer during school holidays in Coffs Harbour. They will get to enjoy helping feed & care for the wildlife in our park and our specialised Rehabilitation Hospital. Be warned- children will go home smelling like fish!
ACE runs with a minimum of 6 children, up to a maximum group of 10. The Animal Carer Experience (ACE) runs Saturdays and Wednesdays throughout the school holidays.
Here’s what a kid lucky enough to enjoy ACE will experience:
- ACE will be hosted from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
- Lunch at our Creekside Cafe
- Printed 6 x 8 photo of your child
- Personalised Certificate
- VIP Seating for Marine Dreamtime
- VIP Tour of Dolphin Marine Conservation Park
- Feed and care for sick and injured sea turtles
- Get splashed by our fish, rays, and sharks
- Meet freshwater turtles up close
- Provide enrichment for our little blue penguins
- Interact with our sea lions and their favourite toys
- Watch as our dolphins interact with their environment
What to Bring:
- Enclosed Footwear
- Hat & Sunscreen
- Camera – your child can take photos to record a personal memento of their experience
- ACE Ticket Price: $275 per child
- Minimum Group Size: 6 children
- Maximum Group Size: 10 children
- Availability: Saturdays & Wednesdays throughout the school holidays
- Duration: 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Disclaimer: Please note that no in-water interactions are included in the Animal Carer Experience.
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