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Aquarist Programs

Our Aquarist Programs give a solid grounding in what it takes to become an animal husbandry professional.

Aquarist for a Day

The Aquarist for a Day program provides the unique opportunity to experience a day in the life of an Aquarist at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, which includes preparing food and feeding the animals.

  • Dates: School holiday periods
  • Age: Secondary students only
  • Time: 8:30am to 3:30pm
  • Cost: $149

 

For further information or to make a booking, please contact us on (03) 9923 5999 or click here to email us.

 


 

Aquarist for a Week

For an in-depth learning adventure, the Aquarist for a Week program includes an involved observation and interaction with the animals, as well as experiencing the huge adrenaline rush of a Dive with the Sharks!

  • Dates: Monday – Friday inclusive during the school holiday periods
  • Age: Students aged 15 to 18 years
  • Cost: $1,340

 

For further information or to make a booking, please contact us on (03) 9923 5999 or click here to email us.

 


 

Animal Husbandry: 101

Animal Husbandry: 101 provides the opportunity for any adult including tertiary students to receive hands-on experience working along-side SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium aquarists. Activities include a one-on-one session with SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium’s Vet, animal behavioural training and husbandry assistance, animal enrichment activities, animal feeds and assisting with maintaining exhibits. 

  • Dates: Monday – Friday inclusive during the school holiday periods
  • Age: 18+
  • Cost: $1,649

 

For further information or to make a booking, please contact us on (03) 9923 5999 or click here to email us.

 

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