‘Seaing is Believing’ with the MV Steve Irwin

Locals and guests alike are in for an actual deal with this month with the chance to expertise the MV Steve Irwin in an thrilling occasion collection.

Now a retired hero of the Sea Shepherd fleet, the notorious and vibrant vessel is docked in Carrington whereas it seems to be for a brand new house, probably in Newcastle.

Seaing is Believing, positioned on Newcastle Harbour, will happen from Friday till Sunday, for 5 weeks, between 30 September and 30 October.


And, because of the assist of Metropolis of Newcastle and Out of the Sq., folks can board the MV Steve Irwin for an immersive encounter, together with a ship tour the place friends will see marketing campaign posters from previous Sea Shepherd missions, studying about its necessary plight for ocean conservation.

Shifting by means of the vessel, they can even go to the helicopter hangar, crew cabins, engine room and onto the bridge. 

To prime it off, night excursions will embrace a world first, too.


Melbourne-based and now resident artist aboard “The Steve” Victor Goals Holder has created an absorbing gentle present venture throughout the ship.

For the evening excursions, projections on the vessel’s principal deck will function an enormous display screen above, depicting Sea Shepherd’s efforts, ocean conservation and sea life.


All the 1.5-hour expertise is curated by Kerrie Goodall, the ship’s custodian.

She purchased the vessel in 2019 to put it aside from being offered for scrap in Hong Kong. 


“I’d love people to join us to learn more about The Steve’s contribution to ocean conservation and the overwhelming support of locals has made this a reality,” the MV Steve Irwin custodian mentioned.

“There are so many genuinely caring residents in this town who are passionate about where they live, the environment, and how they contribute to the city.”

The MV Steve Irwin was given historic vessel standing by the Australian Maritime Museum in early 2020, which is why Novocastrians might have seen an unfamiliar sight within the harbour over the previous few months.

Grownup tickets for Seaing is Believing begin at $25 per individual. 

Guide now at ship4good.com.au. 

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