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Spectacular drone display to feature sharks swimming up the Yarra River

  • Friday 5th January 2024


SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is set to host a captivating drone show, marking the return of much-loved sharks and rays and the launch of a new $9m exhibit, Night on the Reef. Commencing on 16 January at 9:00pm, this extraordinary display will illuminate the night sky above the Yarra River opposite Crown Casino, bringing to life an array of marine wonders.

The one-off, FREE event promises to be an unforgettable experience for Melbourne residents and visitors alike. Brought to life by SEA LIFE Melbourne in collaboration with cutting-edge drone artists from the Drone Entertainment Group, the show will see sharks, rays and other sea creatures making their way up the river creating a bioluminescent reef scene in the heart of the city.

Free to the public, attendees are encouraged to assemble along both banks of the Yarra River near SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium for an optimal vantage point. The drone spectacle is scheduled to commence from 9:00 PM on Tuesday 16 January, offering spectators an unforgettable evening.

Event Details:
What: Night on the Reef Drone Show
When: Tuesday 16 January 2024 - 9pm
Where: Yarra River in front of SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium
Cost: FREE

Please note: This event will take place outside SEA LIFE Melbourne. Admission to the attraction is not included.