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Terrapin Close Encounter

Terrapin Close Encounter

rsz terrapins close encounter feb 2022 7 edit copyCome out of your shell, step into our keeper's 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 quickly they can move. After helping our keeper collate some offi-shell records, you will need a steady hand to dish up some nutritious morsels for their lunch.

You’ll have a shell of a good time with the terrapins at the National Aquarium.

Time: 1.00pm daily
Duration: Approximately 30 minutes (please arrive 10 minutes prior)
Participants: Maximum of 4 people. Minimum age 6 years. Children 12 years and under must be accompanied by a paying adult that is part of the encounter.
Cost: $55 per adult, $40 per child (includes General Admission) inclusive of GST (1April – 30 June 2023, prices subject to change)
Bookings: Bookings are essential and subject to availability / confirmation.
Please note: All encounters must be pre-paid before your booking is confirmed. Tickets are strictly non-refundable.

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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

Address

Marine Parade, Napier

+64 6 834 1404

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