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St Helena Whale Shark Festival

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St Helena Whale Shark Festival

February 22 @ 6:30 am - 11:30 pm

Meet your ocean! Head down to the Mule Yard in Jamestown, to celebrate the unique and glorious marine wildlife on St Helena and discover more about the gentle giants that frequent these waters.

Immerse yourself with St Helena’s first ever 360 virtual reality whale shark experience.

Learn how lasers are being used to measure the size of St Helena’s whale sharks and what this means for the population.

Enjoy a Q & A sessions with local and visiting marine experts.

Have the chance to win prizes in our marine competitions.

Enjoy a free fish fry meal.

Kids can enjoy face painting bouncy castle fun

Sit back and listen to the fantastic Island Politics.

Get involved! Post pictures of why you love your ocean, tagging #MeetMyOceanSH


The Blue Marine Foundation, The St Helena National Trust