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Pelican Point Power Station, owned by GDF Suez Australian Energy, is one of the most efficient power stations in the southern hemisphere.  Bring your students on a FREE excursion to find out how.


Mobile Science Education has been operating this successful Industry Tour at Outer Harbour since January 1st 2009 and since then has seen over 7000 students and teachers. The program, which began its life with the Investigator Science and Technology Centre in 2002, has been extensively redesigned to be brought up to date and in line with the Australian Curriculum. The Pelican Point Power Station Tour has re-established its reputation as a trusted and respected educational resource for South Australian students of any age.


Each 90 minute excursion is FREE and includes:

  • Interactive Science Show and Activities
  • Tour of the Plant
  • Visit to the Control Room to meet the operators (during school term only)


  • Tuesdays and Wednesdays,
    from mid January to the end of Term 4
    9.30am - 11.00am, 11.15am - 12.45pm, 1:00pm - 2.30pm

Number of Students

  • 30 per session

Year level

  • Age appropriate programs for Reception to Year 12
Tour Group


All Visitors Must Wear Closed Shoes

Check the links in the sidebar for important dresscode and security information.


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Info and Resources:

To make a booking for your Class, Vacation Care Group or Community Group, just call or email:

Phone: (08) 8396 2250

Email: Click here

To find Pelican Point Power Station, click here

Public transport is not available to the Power Station - alternative arrangements (bus hire, parents' cars, etc) will have to be made.


To download a pdf file with important information about the tour, bookings and Dress Code, click here.

For Primary School Teacher resources, click here.

For High School Teacher Resources, click here.

Special Offer:

For each session booked at Pelican Point your school will receive a 20% discount on one session of any science program booked for your school to be held in Terms 1 or 4.


In other words, visit Pelican Point twice, that's two shows for your school at 20% off the price of each.


(Supercedes all other discounts, only applies to programs held in Terms 1 and 4)