Dolphin Detectives and Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary Program

Learn about the Port River Dolphin Pod and their habitat.

Dolphin Detectives (Years 3 – 6)

Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary (Years 7 & 9)

Cost:  $7.50 per student (includes Port River cruise)

Program includes:

  • A facilitated workshop to learn about the Port River dolphins and local environment
  • Self guided trail to view the museum’s exhibits
  • The opportunity to navigate from the top of the Port Adelaide lighthouse
  • A half hour cruise on board the historic Archie Badenoch

Teacher Resources:

Please print the following resources for your visit:

Australian Curriculum Outcomes Biological Science and HASS – Geography


Form:   What are the features of dolphins?

Function:  How do dolphins communicate?

How do dolphins interact with other animals and resources in the marine environment?

Change:   How have dolphins adapted to survive in their environment?

Connection:   How have cultures viewed and interacted with dolphins, now and in the past?

What are the threats to dolphins?