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Event Type Activity
Event Focus Community, Family, Family-friendly, Marine
Event Reach All
Event Scope Local Community
Dates 30/06/2018 to 09/07/2018
Additional Dates: Sun 1 July, Sat 7 July, Sun 8 July
Location Point Lowly
Whyalla SA
Contact Department for Environment and Water
Barbara Murphy , NRMO Education and Volunteer Support
Email: barbara.murphy2@sa.gov.au
Mobile: 0427 188 546

Guided Community Snorkels @ Point Lowly

Saturday June 30 | Sunday July 1 | Saturday July 7 | Sunday 8 July | Monday July 9

Guided snorkels are popular safe and supervised events that give your whole family the opportunity to experience the natural colour show of the Australian Giant Cuttlefish and witness this special breeding part of their life-cycle literally metres away from them.

snorkels hosted by Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries and supported Whyalla City Council, Natural Resources Eyre Peninsula, Department for Environment and Water, Marine Parks and Eyre Peninsula NRM Board.

On site facilities and equipment include:

  • Hot food and drinks available from the Royal Flying Doctors Service and Mobile Coffee Cafe.
  • New shelter, seating and toilet facility funded by the State Government, EP NRM Board, Whyalla City Council and Port Bonython Fuels.
  • CORAL the caravan with staff available to chat about how you can continue to enjoy SA's Marine Parks.
  • All equipment (wetsuits, fins, snorkel and mask) and experienced snorkeling quide included in your heavily subsidised ticket price.

Tickets are selling fast. Please book today to avoid disappointment by following [this link to book through Eventbrite]

Self-drive idea

Take a self-guided journey to discover the stranded shingle ridges at Fitzgerald Bay. It's just a 20 minute drive to see the geological feature unique to Whyalla and it really gets you thinking about climate and the marine environment.

Just like their name suggests, these stranded shingle ridges were formed millions of years ago, when the sea levels were up to three metres higher than today and they've since become stranded high and dry, the result of Quaternary ice ages and ancient climatic events.

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