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Add a splash of colour to your school holidays

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There are many amazing colours and patterns found in the animal world, from bold colours, spots, stripes, and even animals that can change what colour and pattern they are!

Learn all about colouration on your visit to the National Aquarium over the April School Holidays. Find five animals, identify what type of coloration they have and you'll go in the draw to win one of three colourful prize packs. You can then create your own colouration design for a Little Penguin, Tuatara or Fish and see them displayed on the digital screen in our Oceanarium.

While you're there, how about getting your face painted like your favourite animal's colours (weekdays only).


Saturday 17 April - Sunday 2 May
Facepainting:  10.30-11.30am & 2.30-3.30pm (Weekdays only)


Part of General Admission (free for Friends of Aquarium members)

2 April 2021

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We can't wait to show you our world.

Opening Hours

Daily from 9:00am - 5:00pm
(including public holidays)
last entry 4:30pm


Marine Parade, Napier

+64 6 834 1404

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