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Water Wildlife Up Close

Head to Carillon City and enter an underwater world these school holidays with Critters Up Close.

Children and adults alike can meet a shark, sea stars, urchins, turtles, frogs and other sea creatures. There will be three fantastic and educational hands-on shows a day, mixed with opportunities for little scientists to learn about macro invertebrates and get creative with sand art.
Daily Program:
  • 10:00am – 10:30am – Open: Free Explore*
  • 10:30am – 11:00am – Aquatic Critters: Show 1*
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm – Under-the-Sea Sand Art
  • 12:00pm – 12:30pm – Aquatic Critters: Show 2
  • 12:30pm – 1:30pm - Mini Scientist Station: Macro Invertebrates
  • 1:30pm – 2:00pm – Aquatic Critters: Show 3
  • 2:00pm – 3:00pm - Open: Free Explore
Entry is via the Murray Street Mall, located next to Shaver Shop in Carillon City.

*Please note: Thursday 11 July – Open: Free Explore 10:00am-10:30am and Aquatic Critters Show 1 at 10:30am-11:00am will be closed to the general public in order to provide a sensory session for children with autism or a visual impairment. 


The City of Perth is proud to host accessible and inclusive events. The below information is provided to you as an overview of this event.

Promotional material is available in other accessible formats upon request.

This venue is accessible to people who use wheelchairs, walking aids and who are accompanied with prams. Please enter via Hay Street Mall and take the lift to Level 2.

Free drinking water can be found in Hay Street or Murray Street Mall.

Water for assistance animals can be requested by Event Staff.

A copy of the City’s Disability, Access & Inclusion Plan can be found on the City of Perth website.

For more details on Universal Access in the City of Perth, please visit the City of Perth website.

The closest accessible parking can be found Citiplace Rest Centre.
The closest train station can be found at Perth Underground or Perth Station. Please visit the Transperth website for more information:
The closest bus stop can be found on William Street or Wellington Street, Perth.

The closest accessible toilets can be found in Carillon City on Level 2.

Baby change facilities can be found in Carillon City on Level 2.

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    Event Showings

    8 - 12 July

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    Free event

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    Carillon City

    Perth WA 6000

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    Wheelchair access