CuttleFest Science in the Pub - Whyalla - 5th July

From AUD $5.00
  • Duration: 3 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Whyalla, South Australia
  • Product code: PVFD0S

Join the EMS Team, guest artists, National Parks and Wildlife Service SA, and Scientists for a hot meal, sit back and experience a mesmerising dive with cuttlefish from the comfort of your chair via VR goggles, and learn more about the rock star lifestyle of the giant cuttlefish. Marvel at Cephalopod photographs, sculptures, and drawings. There will be activities for children (and adults can get involved) including a craft table, a colouring in competition, and a virtual reality marine life experience.

Location: Roopena Football and Sporting Club - 19-33 Fisk St, Whyalla.

Friday 5th July 5.45 -9 pm

5.45 pm -         Order Meals on arrival (between 5.45 - 6.15 pm).

Great Southern Reef VR experience 

Colouring in competition for kids (& big kids).

Cephalopod (Squid, octopus and Cuttlefish) artwork display

Observational Illustration Live with Wildcard Sue.

6.30 pm –         Meals served.

6.45 pm -          Acknowledgement to Country. Aunty Jody Croft.

6.55 pm -          Introductions. 

7.00 pm -          Cephalopods - Octopus, squids, and Cuttlefishes – Marine Ecologist Janine Baker.

7.30 pm -          Quick break

7.35 pm -          Protecting the Unique South – Dr. Shelley Paull Marine Coordinator, National Parks, and Wildlife Service South Australia.

8.05 pm -          Quick break

8.10 pm -          Cuttlefish research discoveries along Cuttlefish Coast. Dr Ben Stobart, PIRSA

8.40 pm -          Quick break

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

9.00 pm -          End


Thank you to our supporters PIRSA, the City of Whyalla, EP Landscape Board and National Parks and Wildlife Service SA.



Meals can be ordered between 5.45 - 6.15 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.