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The 4D Theatre Experience®

Our 4D theatre brings learning to life. The 4D seat system includes an astounding number of features and effects, each one carefully choreographed to the film on the screen. Immerse yourself in the 4D experience and allow yourself to be transported into the action through the special effects of sound, smell, touch, lights and weather effects.

 

Please note

This experience is a 15 minute film for guests to enjoy. If you have any questions about the 4D Theatre experience, please contact Guest Experience at guestexperience@vanaqua.org. 

Things To Know




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Now On: The Great Salmon Run 4D Experience®

This captivating show is based on one of nature’s most amazing events and provides insight into the forces of nature, which drive a chain reaction culminating in a spectacular wildlife event.

Theatre features

4-D Screen
With larger-than-life images that leap right out of the screen, the 4D experience is your chance to look at marine animals in a whole new way.

Sound
Immerse yourself in a herd of plodding elephants or a flock of cawing birds, with surround sound that puts you in the middle of the action.

Smell
Catch a whiff of the scents that will further immerse you in the 4D experience, with customized smells for various shows.

Touch
A variety of innovative technology creates vibration, shaking and rumbling in sync with the effects on screen.

Lights
Exciting flashes of light take place to mimic lightning and other bright natural phenomena.

Weather
Various effects like wind, mist, snow and bubbles imitate elements of weather and will awaken your senses.

Please Note

  • Arrive early - We recommend you arrive 15 minutes prior to the show time as spaces are limited. Late admittance to the theatre will not be accepted as the doors are locked once the show begins.
  • Accessibility - Our 4D shows are accessible for all audiences and include: wheelchair access entry, 4 wheelchair spots, assisted listening headsets and closed captioning units are available upon request.
  • Not for everyone - The 4D Experience may not be appropriate for children under four or for people with light sensitives, back issues or scent allergies. Children aged 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times inside the theatre and in the Aquarium.

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