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The Ocean Warrior Ship Tour

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Become a part time hero for the ocean
Docked in Darwin for maintenance, The Ocean Warrior will be open to the public on November 24. Enjoy a tour of this $12-million custom-built ship, equipped with a helicopter landing pad.

The Ocean Warrior, ship, Darwin, stop whaling, free tour
The Ocean Warrior

Ocean Warrior is 50-metres and has a beam of 10 metres. Her gross tonnage is 439 tons. This ship was designed for speed and at its top speed, it can go up to 55 kilometres per hour.

The Ocean Warrior, ship, Darwin, stop whaling, free tour
The hi-tech ship

Speed is very important for the Ocean Warrior to stop illegal whaling and illegal activity on commercial vessels. The ship has undergone extensive modifications, such as massive fuel tanks.

One tool, nicknamed Fifi, is a high-pressure hose that pumps out water at a rate of 20,000 litres per minute. They use Fifi to prevent the poachers from getting too close to whales or fish.

So, come and experience what it's like to work and live on Ocean Warrior while it is moored in Darwin! Meet the crew and hear first-hand stories of their recent campaign triumphs. Please note that minimum age for this tour is 8 years old, due to safety reasons as access is via a ladder.

The Ocean Warrior, ship, Darwin, stop whaling, free tour

The free tour will be at Stokes Hill Wharf, 44 Stokes Hill Road Darwin, on Friday 24th November 2017 starting from 5pm until 8pm. While the tour is free, fresh fruit and vegetable donations will be greatly appreciated. For more information, please go to Sea Shepherd Facebook page -
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Why? Rare opportunity to see the latest ship from Sea Shepperd fleet
When: 5pm to 8pm
Where: Stokes Hill Wharf
Cost: Free (fresh fruits and vegetables donation are welcome)
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