Pricing and Conditions

Adult $60.00
(10 year(s) and under)
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Daily feeding times are 10.00am for the reef fish, 2pm for the Oceanarium and the little penguins at 9.30am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm. Babies & Toddlers under 3 - Free. Student and Senior Citizen Rates - Proof of ID required.

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All bookings for Close Encounters are 100% non-refundable due to the limited numbers available. All group bookings require final numbers 48 hours in advance. Cancellation up to 48 hours notice - no charge. Cancellation 24 - 48 hours incurs 100% cost.

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Come out of your shell, step into our keepers shoes and head behind the scenes into the terrapin habitat. Get up close with this impressive squad of tiny turtles - you’ll be surprised at how quick they can move. After helping our keeper prepare their lunch, you will head into their habitat and be swarmed as they smell the nutritious morsels.

Opening times

Months of operation:
All months of the year


546 Marine Parade, Napier, New Zealand.

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