Sunfish Consulting staff have had extensive experience in the design, construction, commissioning, start-up and operations of large public aquaria. Together with a team of both local and international aquarium contractors, the company is able to tackle any aquarium projects, ranging through a broad spectrum from design & construction through to education and signage.
Mike de Maine (current MD) has worked in the aquarium industry for 17 years and has been part of the start-up teams for two large aquaria, namely: Sea World @ uShaka Marine World, Durban South Africa and Dubai Mall Aquarium, Dubai.
Heidi de Maine (Creative and Education director) has worked in the public aquaria industry for 11 years and has vast experience in animal husbandry, quarantine, exhibit creative design/theming, static and interactive signage and education.
Sunfish Consulting is your one stop shop: concept development, design (exhibits, life support systems and interpretive signage), project management, exhibit construction, Life Support System commissioning and problem solving, staff training, compilation of husbandry, operations and emergency procedures/manuals.
We are a dedicated husband and wife team that love working with people. We'd like to work with you to achieve your goal of engaging your visitors with an immersive underwater experience. Give us a call to chat about your next exciting project.
Cape Town, South Africa
+27 (0) 79 389 3692