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Amazon Adventure 3D | IMAX Melbourne

Amazon Adventure 3D

Rated: CTC
Exempt from Classification*
Closed Caption Audio Description Runtime: 45 minutes


Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates' fascinating 11 year journey through the visually stunning and biodiverse Amazon rainforest as a young man who risks his life for science in the 1850’s.

As in any great detective story, audiences will experience, in immersive IMAX®, the compelling clues Bates unearths in his major discovery of the phenomenon of mimicry, whereby certain animals adopt the look of others that helps them deceive predators and gain an advantage to survive.

Little known to the public, Bates made other crucial contributions to biology: identifying 8,000 species new to science and most importantly, putting forth the first ever case for the creation of a new species, which Charles Darwin called the “beautiful proof” for natural selection.

Audiences will be wowed by the mind-boggling examples of camouflage and mimicry and inspired by Bates’ endless curiosity and determination to explore the wilds of nature from the time he was a young boy.

As in SK’s award winning film Flight of the Butterflies, nature is extraordinary and science is adventure, just waiting to be discovered.

SPECIAL EVENT: November 14, 6:45pm: Meet the Director - An evening in the Amazon!

Watch SK Films' AMAZON ADVENTURE 3D, meet Jonathan Barker, award winning documentary film director and get up close and personal with live exhibits from Museums Victoria's very own collections! 

Arrivals from 6pm, film on screen at 6:45pm. A small popcorn is included in your ticket price

Tickets on sale now: $10 ($15 Premium)

*The content of this film has been assessed as meeting the Exempt from Classification criteria as defined by the Australian Classification office