Wouldn’t you love to learn the secrets of a Seal Trainer, Zookeeper, Master Model Builder?
This week Merlin Entertainment are offering free live streams from Sea Life Aquariums, Madame Tussauds Sydney, Wild Life Sydney Zoo
and Legoland Discovery Centre. These entertaining and educational events will be held on Facebook.
Tuesday 26 May 2020
Join the team live at Seal Island at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast at 10:00 am to learn the secrets of a seal trainer! Hear what it’s like to work with the resident seals and say hello to these fantastic furry friends. Facebook.com/sealifesunshinecoast
Tune into WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo at 10:30 am to learn what a day in the life of a zookeeper is like when caring for the world’s largest marsupial carnivore, the Tasmanian devil. Keepers will be conducting an animal training session demonstrating how the Tasmanian devils participate in their own health care Facebook.com/wildlifesydney/
Blast into space with LEGOLAND Discovery Centre at 11:00 am to learn how to build LEGO planets! This week is Space Week so don’t forget to download the FREE activity pack in advance. Facebook.com/LEGOLANDDiscoveryCentreMelbourne/
Wednesday 27 May 2020
Tune into Madame Tussauds Sydney at 9:00 am with their virtual tour of your favourite icons of the screen! From ET to Mad Max to Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt (remember when ‘Branjelina’ was a thing?), sit back and feel the fame as you get up close to your favourite celebs from the comfort of your own home. Virtual tour link: https://oagency.captur3d.io/view/merlin-entertainments/madame-tussauds-sydney
Venture inside the Coral Atoll display at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium at 4pm to discover the beautifully bright tropical fish. The camera will be placed underwater as the colourful creatures are fed! Facebook.com/melbourneaquarium
Thursday 28 May 2020
Hop back over to WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo at 10:30 am to learn what a day in the life of a zookeeper is like when caring for one of the world’s largest and the deadliest birds, the southern cassowary. See an animal training session demonstrating how their cassowary, Princess, has been trained to move to different parts of his habitat so keepers can clean and care for the other residents of the Daintree Rainforest exhibit. Facebook.com/wildlifesydney/
Then dive into SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium at 2:30 pm and get up close to their adorable little penguins as you learn all about their home at the aquarium! Facebook.com/sydneyaquarium/
Friday 29 May 2020
Start your morning off with storytime at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo at 10:30 am! Listen along as Keeper Justine, reads “Wombat Jumped Over the Moon” by Lachlan Creagh, published by Hachette. Wombat and his mates are having a bush picnic but they’ve almost run out of cake! There’s only one piece left. Who will get to eat it by doing the best trick? What trick can wombat do? Facebook.com/wildlifesydney/
Meet Exhibits Manager Tereza at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium at 4:00 pm to discover which teeth belong to which marine creature! From the terrifying to the tiny, Tereza will show you all sorts of teeth belonging to aquatic animals at the aquarium. Facebook.com/melbourneaquarium
Sunday 31 May 2020
Head back to LEGOLAND Discovery Centre at 11:00 am to wrap up Space Week with a space shuttle workshop. Every astronaut needs a space ship so join Kieran the Master Model Builder to learn how to build your very own LEGO shuttle. Facebook.com/LEGOLANDDiscoveryCentreMelbourne/
Visit Merlin’s Education Toolbox to access Merlin Entertainments’ FREE educational resource portal. Tthe online hub aims to provide much-needed assistance to teachers and parents facilitating home-schooling lessons and features a variety of worksheets, activities and videos.
About Merlin Entertainments Limited
Merlin Entertainments Limited is a global leader in location-based, family entertainment. As Europe’s Number 1 and the world’s second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin now operates over 130 attractions, 19 hotels and 6 holiday villages in 25 countries and across 4 continents. Merlin’s purpose is to deliver memorable experiences to its 67 million guests around the world, through its iconic brands and multiple attraction formats, and the commitment and passion of its c.28,000 employees (peak season).
Merlin currently has 10 attractions in Australia, including LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Melbourne, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, Madame Tussauds, Sydney; Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures and Otway Fly Treetop Adventures and Zip Line; the Sydney Tower Eye; SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast, Queensland and Kelly Tarlton’s SEA LIFE Aquarium in Auckland. www.merlinentertainments.biz.