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Celebrating 9 years of the Malta National Aquarium

1 October | 11:00 am - 2 October | 6:00 pm

Join us this weekend for fun-filled activities at the Malta National Aquarium as we celebrate our 9 year anniversary!
This 2 day event is being organised with the intention of raising awareness about ocean plastics, beach pollution, the several endangered marine species and the importance of the fragile underwater ecosystem and how to protect it. There will be several activities discussing environmental topics, including Malta’s sea creatures and the dangers of plastic.
The weekend will include the Marine Life Fair, Underwater VR, a clean up, puppet show, snorkling event and other workshops
ACTIVITIES:
Saturday and Sunday – Joining the Marine Life Fair are a number of Social Enterprises and NGOs who will conduct different fun & educational activities for kids of all ages. The activities, by qualified marine biologists and marine experts, will be aimed to educate kids about marine conservation. Kids will learn more about dolphins, sharks, turtles, whales, corals and other marine species found in the Mediterranean Sea. This is a great opportunity to introduce children and teenagers to Marine & Environmental Sciences as a prospective career.
Visit the Marine Life Fair which will take place on the square in front of the National Aquarium, where you will also find a number of exceptional Eco Market brands showcasing their eco-friendly and sustainable products. There will also be plant-based food and drinks, cruelty-free and vegan body products, home accessories and decor, toys and games, sustainable fashion, accessories, books, and many beautiful gift ideas. The 2-day event will be enriched with musical entertainment, a coastal cleanup with a competition and fantastic prizes to be won!
Special offer during the Marine Life Fair: Free entrance to the Aquarium for children (up to 3 kids who bring at least 10 plastic bottle caps will go free with every paying adult.)
Saturday 10:00 – Clean up around the surrounding area of the aquarium, but the person who collects the most rubbish in weight will win a special prize!
Saturday 14:00, Sunday 10:00 and Sunday 14:00 – Underwater VR experience for children
Saturday & Sunday 15:30 – Learn how to build your own aquarium: This activity is aimed at children to help them to understand how to build their own aquarium and what tools are needed.
Sunday 10:00 – Snorkelling Event: Join our Aquarium team of Marine Biologist on a unique snorkelling event located at Ta fra ben, let them guide you through what thrives under the waves in our own waters. Pre booking is a must via educa[email protected] with limited availability. 18yrs +, Must be able to swim.

Details

Start:
1 October | 11:00 am
End:
2 October | 6:00 pm
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Organizer

Malta National Aquarium
Phone:
2258 8100
Email:
info@aquarium.com.mt
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Venue

Malta National Aquarium
Triq it-Trunciera
Bugibba, SPB 1500 Malta
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Phone:
2258 8100
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