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UnderWater World's Turtle Crusader Announced


Kyle O'Connell - UnderWater World Turtle Crusader
Kyle O’Connell – UnderWater World Turtle Crusader

The Sunshine Coast’s biggest turtle lover was revealed today,Thursday 20 December, as UnderWater World publicly announced Kyle O’Connell from Tewantin as the winner of UnderWater World’s Young Turtle Crusader.
Kyle and his family were invited to today’s UnderWater World Seal Show where Kyle was revealed as the winner of the competition and his efforts acknowledged in front of the assembled audience.
The grand prize will allow the Kyle to shadow a turtle expert at UnderWater World for two half days during the school holidays, follow the progress of an injured turtle, participate in releasing a rehabilitated turtle, interview a turtle expert and provide valuable input in UnderWater World’s educational material.
Over 150 entries were received highlighting the number of Sunshine Coast children who are passionate about marine life and the protection and conservation of sea turtles.