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Early Childhood Programs

Early Years Program: I Love the Sea

This 2 hour program includes a hands-on rockpool experience and a focussed education room session involving sensory play with authentic artefacts. Children explore the features and characteristics of marine life and how to care for our marine world.


Curriculum Links: (VCSSU031), (VCSSU032), (VCSIS036), (VCSIS037)


Resource kits and pre and post visit supporting resources available.

2022 Program Costs

Guided Tour Price per Student Monday - Friday - $22.50
Free teacher/adult helper ratio 1:3
Additional adult helper $28.05
FREE helper ratio for special needs groups 1:1

*prices including GST

Minimum of 15 students, maximum of 30 students per class group.

Anja Rockpool

I Love the Sea

This program gives Early Childhood students the opportunity to explore the underwater world of SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium in a safe indoor environment. We provide the choice of a 1 ½ hours or 2 hour guided tour to allow flexibility and suit your particular group’s requirements. The program involves exploration of our amazing displays, in addition to structured play-based activities with one of our educators. 

Key focuses include: Time to explore and ask questions about the sea, identifying different types of animals, child-directed play and hands-on learning.

VICTORIAN EARLY YEARS LEARNING FRAMEWORK CONNECTIONS - Outcome 4: Children are confident and involved learners, Outcome 5: Children are effective communicators.

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