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What to weather on your Darwin Harbour cruise
26 May 2012

What to weather on your Darwin Harbour cruise

​The Larrakia stories of the Dreamtime depict an epic interaction of the sun, the wind and the rainbow serpent. We haven’t come across the Rainbow Serpent yet, but here at Sea Darwin we know about the first two; the sun and the wind and what to expect on Darwin Harbour.

Meet Olive Ridley, we did last Tuesday evening!
12 May 2012

Meet Olive Ridley, we did last Tuesday evening!

We were thrilled to meet this Olive Ridley on the beach at Bare Sand Island on Tuesday evening. We are only treated to an Olive once or twice a season, despite the species being the most abundant of sea turtles. Olive is the second smallest sea turtle, she weighs between 34 – 45 kg and reaches approximately…

Bare Sand Marine Debri Collection 2012
06 May 2012

Bare Sand Marine Debri Collection 2012

​Masses of discarded fishing nets, plastic bottles, rubber footwear and other debri washes up each year on the shores of the top end, impacting on nesting turtles and their habitats. Bare Sand Island is an important nesting ground for flatback turtles, and since the inception of the Turtle Tracks tour Team Turtle have been collecting all marine debri from the island and returning it to Darwin for proper disposal.

2012 Turtle Tours up and away
16 April 2012

2012 Turtle Tours up and away

​We had a fabulous trip to Bare Sand Island on Saturday 14 April 2012 for the traditional clean up tour. The boat was chockers full of eager helpers, including return eco warriors and Austurtle members, as well as some interstate visitors.

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