FUN REWARDING ACTIVITIES
Day Trip to MERC
Day trips to MERC expose visitors to the important work conducted through a guided tour. It can be tied in with a sumptuous 4-course meal at the Alu-Alu Seafood Restaurant of Gayana Eco Resort for those who are keen on indulging in the atmosphere of this exotic, private island resort.
Adopt a Coral
At MERC, there is a strong belief that directly involving visitors in conservation work instils a sense of responsibility and ownership in caring for the environment. Visitors can also choose to adopt the corals they plant and receive periodic updates on the progress of their adopted coral online.
Day as Marine Biologist
Ever wondered what it takes to become a Marine Biologist? If yes, then sign up and work with our Marine Biologists and spend A Day as a Marine Biologist, a programme consist of a day-long experience which will provide a glimpse behind the scenes of marine biologists and the painstaking work and research that goes into producing giant clams and restoring them to the reefs.
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Giant Clamp Propagation
One of the major activities at MERC is its Giant Clam Propagation Programme which was to actively propagate giant clams to be re-stocked in the sea.
Coral Reef Restoration
The Coral Reef Restoration Programme was created to restore the condition of the reefs, reviving this important fish habitat and encouraging fish population growth.
The core function of MERC’s Environmental Education Programme is to impart to every visitor the importance and the need to care and protect our sensitive marine ecosystems. School children and visitors alike are introduced to the beauty of coral reefs, their resident marine life as well as the threats they face.