Amazon Adventure

This event has finished Took place on: Tuesday, 5th Mar 2013

Meet a stingray and live tetras, learn about exotic pink dolphins, piranhas and anacondas, feel an electric eel's zap and discover environmental dangers facing the Amazon.

Join the Amazon adventure

The adventure begins on board the riverboat, Victoria Amazonica, where your Captain warns you about the river creatures you are about to encounter, including hungry piranhas, giant anacondas and mysterious pink dolphins.

Discover the Amazon today

You will also learn about the environmental dangers facing the Amazon today, such as cattle ranching, overfishing and logging, and be introduced to the people who live along its banks.

Get hands on!

This exhibition mixes hands-on experiences, including exploring the tummy of a giant catfish and feeling the simulated zap of an electric eel, with multimedia and live fish displays where you can meet a stingray and tank of tetras.

 

Cost: £6


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Location

Horniman Museum & Gardens,
100 London Road,
London, SE23 3PQ

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