In an all-new and world-first experience, guests to Sea Life Sydney Aquarium now have the chance to experience life as a dugong keeper and get closer than ever to two of the only four dugongs in human care around the world!
The new attraction launched on Saturday 14th April, and guests can now journey behind-the-scenes of the world-class aquarium and learn all the fascinating elements of what it takes to care for Sea Life Sydney’s famous rescue dugongs, Pig and Wuru, who have called Sea Life Sydney home since 2008.
This includes getting to know the dugongs’ personal rescue stories, preparing lettuce to keep up with their diet of 60-80kg of lettuce a day, and facilitating different enrichment activities which they look forward to every day!
The Dugong Keeper experience is available for guests to Sea Life Sydney to purchase as an add-on to their entry ticket ($50 per person), and includes:
- A private behind-the-scenes tour of Sea Life Sydney’s dugong quarters
- Overview of Pig and Wuru’s history, rescue and daily activities
- Chance to prepare a lettuce tray to assist Wuru’s feed or facilitate Wuru’s enrichment activities (activity depending on dugong’s routine requirement at that time of day)
- Access to lower platform on Dugong Island, allowing guests to get closer than ever before
Sea Life Sydney’s new Dugong Keeper experience has eight sessions running every 30 minutes from 1-5pm daily.
Each session can accommodate for up to four people, with a minimum age requirement of 10 years.
Guests aged 10-17 years require guardian supervision.
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