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5 things to do in the last week of school holidays

Need inspiration for the last week of school holidays? Check out the activities on offer in South Australia’s marin

To celebrate summer, school holidays and our beautiful marine environments more than 40 events have been organised in the state’s marine parks.

There’s still plenty of opportunities to get your feet in the water (or toes in the sand), here’s our top picks.

  1. Enjoy a night reef walk in Dhilba Guuranda-Innes National Park

Explore the reefs and rocks pools of Dhilba Guuranda-Innes National Park on a guided night walk led by a ranger.

Learn about adjacent Southern Spencer Gulf Marine Park and its unique sea life.

2. Join a reef ramble at Coffin Bay

Enjoy a guided tour at low tide led by Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries and Reef Watch SA.

Experience amazing marine life and colourful habitats perfect for photography enthusiasts.

3. Head to a family fun day at Port Noarlunga

Don’t miss the Eco Beach and Aquatic Adventure family fun day organised by the City of Onkaparinga.

Those who attend will learn about Port Noarlunga Reef Sanctuary Zone and enjoy snorkelling, fishing, building sandcastles and much more.

4. Explore Encounter Marine Park

Nature Play SA’s park of the month for January is Encounter Marine Park.

Download their free guide, 20 things to discover in Encounter Marine Park and see how many things you can tick off your list.

5. Go on a marine tour

Join a licensed tour operator and learn about some of our amazing marine wildlife including seals and dolphins.

Discover some of the dedicated tour operators in Encounter Marine Park including SNUBA at Port Noarlunga and The Big Duck boat tours at Victor Harbor.

Immerse Yourself with Dolphins and Seals at Victor Harbor

Immerse Yourself in the World of SNUBA

Have you enjoyed spending time in a marine park this summer? Tell us about your experiences in the comments below.


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