Marine Education Activities and Programs Information:
Saltwater Eco specialises in creating bespoke Outdoor Learning Experiences for small to medium sized groups of local and International Students.
We design and facilitate marine and environmentally focused programs bringing together recreation, education, conservation and culture. Our primary objective is to connect your students to the natural world, showcasing the best that our region has to offer; in a fun, safe and interactive way.
Program itineraries can be as simple as a single, half day activity through to numerous activities
over multiple days.
Activities We Offer:
Marine Education Above and Below the Water:
The Matakana Coast boasts two worlds class Marine Reserves; Goat Island and Tawharanui and the environmentally significance Whangateau Harbour, prized for it’s unique mangrove snorkeling.
Programs can include one or more of the following activities:
Interpretive Guided Snorkel Lessons / Tours
Marine Reserve and Non – Marine Reserve Comparisons
Estuarine and Mangrove Habitats Education Session and Guided Snorkel
Rocky Shore Explore, Animal and Plant Identification
Marine Debris and Ocean Plastics Education Sessions and Surveys
Learning to Surf for Schools:
Surfing a the perfect way to connect to the ocean, and the beautiful whites sand beaches and clear waters of Omaha Beach offer safe and enjoyable learner waves, perfect for beginners.