Seadragon Science in the Pub - Yankalilla 16th September

From AUD $5.00
  • Duration: 3 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Yankalilla, South Australia
  • Product code: PNMMKQ

Join the EMS Team, guest artists, and SA Scientists for a hot meal, sit back and experience a mesmerising dive with seadragons from the comfort of your chair via VR goggles, and learn more about the lifestyle of the seadragon. Marvel at seadragon photographs and drawings. There will be activities for children (and adults can get involved) including a craft table, an Aboriginal drawing class, a drawing competition, and a virtual reality marine life experience.

Location: Yankallila Football club

Friday 16th July 6-9 pm

6.00 pm -         Great Southern Reef VR experience & Aboriginal art drawing & Fab Five drawing competition for kids in the craft corner

6.30 pm –         Meals served.

7.00 pm -          Kaurna Welcome to Country. 

7.15 pm -          Introductions

7.20 pm -          Syngnathidae - pipefishes, seahorses and seadragons – Marine Ecologist Janine Baker.

7.55 pm -          Protecting the Unique South – tbc. National Parks, and Wildlife Service South Australia.

8.15 pm -          Finding the Fab Five - Prof. Bronwyn Gillanders and Dr. Nina Wootton (University of Adelaide).

8.45 pm -          Student-led citizen science project live streams Rapid Bay Jetty to the world - Catherine Larkin (AusOcean)

9.05 pm -          Q&A panel with artists and scientists.

Thank you to our supporters Inspiring SA, University of Adelaide, AusOcean, the District Council of Yankalilla, and National Parks and Wildlife Service SA.


Meals can be ordered between 6 -7 pm. There will be a range of meals available including vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.



What concessions are available?

A concession is defined as a Senior or Australian Health Care Card Holder who holds an Australian Government issued Senior Card, Pension Card, Repatriation Health Card or Veterans Affair card. For an overseas senior, Proof of Age Card or Passport showing age as 65+ years old.

A student is defined as any primary or secondary school student or full-time tertiary and post-secondary student who has an approved photo ID.