Kids on Deck

Underwater wonders & shipwreck stories
Hands on art and science fun for families

Open daily during school holidays

28 December - 25 January- 10.30 am–4 pm (30 minute sessions)

Open Sundays in school term – 11.15am – 3.15pm (drop- in sessions)


Ages 4-14 and adults

Limited capacity in holidays- book your timeslot at the visitor info desk on arrival


Be inspired by Shipwreck Stories and maritime archaeology as you enjoy art making and experiments with your family.


Create your own ship models and diorama dramas, craft fluorescent plankton puppets, recycle bottlecaps and marine debris into new usable creations like bubble wands and carabiners with our plastic recycling machine. Join in some edible algae experiments, excavate a shipwreck dig site or dress up as your favourite aquatic creature.



Header image by Cassandra Hannagan