IMMERSIVE LEARNING PROJECT
Red Cat Adventures..
..newest offering merges areas of The Australian Curriculum and the world of salt and sun together creating an innovative interactive learning platform to engage all ages of all learning abilities. Crystal Lacey partnered with Red Cat Adventures to develop a bringing together of the classroom to the sea immersive learning program. Whether it be 1- or 3-day packages students from around the world will learn and discover like never before all things beneath the waves, the Great Barrier Reef and safety at Sea on board Red Cat Adventures custom vessels.
In 2019 Crystal Lacey..
..planned, developed, and implemented the largest natural coral transplant ever to be executed on the Great Barrier Reef to date. Working within Cruise Whitsundays, partnered with Ultra Coral to conduct a Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) approved coral and giant clam removal, transplant and monitoring at Hardy Reef.
Glass Bottom Boat Experience
Sydney’s SeaLife Aquarium has a new day and night on the reef exhibit. Here we developed additional captivating educational experience for the exhibit where guests can immerse themselves deeper into the understanding of the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef. Custom video introduction and briefing completed by Crystal Lacey, Inaugural Master Reef Guide. Followed by an intimate glass bottom boat tour over the reef exhibit. Ensuring leading edge up-to-date educational information and messaging Crystal Lacey’s content creation was developed and implemented to enhance and ensure the experiences is unforgettable instilling a taste for adventure to explore the Great Barrier Reef.
CORAL SEA MARINA I RESORT
- CORAL SEA ACADEMY
Presentations & Events
Coral Sea Academy is an initiative providing series of innovative events designed to educate all demographics about the environment, Great Barrier Reef, better boating, and sustainability. We are regular speakers at the Academy, striving to enhance, educate and inspire through fascinating interactive topics showcasing the wonder of the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef. Here are a few of the latest calendar events we have featured in.
Big Island Tour
In partnership with Curtis Island Cruises LFTDC developed, implemented, and trained a team of marine tourism experts in their field to deliver a unique offering in the Whitsundays. Sealink Whitsundays BIG ISLAND TOUR is the only above water interpretive educational experience encompassing the history, geological and World Heritage values of the Whitsundays. Guests embark on a journey through time uncovering the history of the iconic Whitsundays from our First Nations, European Settlement, recent history, geological features and events, Flora and Fauna above and beneath the waves, world heritage values and environmental sustainability. Guests ultimately are becoming ambassadors for the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef Marine Park developing an understanding of not just the reef but all other habitats that encompasses the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.
GBRMPA MEGA MASTERCLASS
Great Barrier Reef Education Experience Program
LFTD worked with the Explore team to develop and deliver an immersive and interactive in-water Reef Education experience on their fleet of world-famous Maxi Yachts here in the Whitsundays. The Explore team discovered the importance of the leading citizen science program, Eye on the Reef run by GBRMPA. The entertaining education sessions covered the benthos, key indicator species and their vital role on the reef and the amazing and unlikely relationships that bring the reef together as a World Heritage Phenomenon. Participants walked away with the knowledge and ability to piece together the puzzle of the Great Barrier Reef for themselves and their future guests.
LFTDC was engaged to..
..support the facilitation of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authorities Inaugural Mega Masterclass. Involving all 5 cohorts of GBRMPA Master Reef Guides along with High Standard Tourism Operator business owner/operators and numerous governing bodies including Tourism Events Queensland and AMPTO. The collaboration, training, networking, workshops, presentations, and practical experiences organised through the event provides a platform for connection throughout the entirety of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.
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