- First carefully read all the information on this page and the Costs and Conditions page.
- Decide the joining date/s for the week/s you wish to participate aboard 'Sounds Unique'.
- Determine the Category of Participation for which you are eligible.
- Complete and submit your Registration Form.
- Upon recept of the email confirming your registration pay either your deposit or full payment to complete your booking. (How you can pay will be advised in confirmation of registration email)
- Download and read the joining information which covers:
- Daily tasks.
- What you need to bring.
- How to get to Hervey Bay.
- Where to find the Expedition vessel 'Sounds Unique'.
- Contact Information.
- The 2013 Whale Research Expedition is planned to commence on Sunday September 1st and operates for five weeks to Friday 4th October 2013.
- Participation is for 5 nights/ 6 days (Sunday to Friday) each week for one or multiple weeks.
- Fieldwork aboard 'Sounds Unique' within Hervey Bay is planned for Sunday to Friday each week. The schedule is:
- Depart Urangan Boat Harbour at 8.00am each Sunday morning (Boarding time is 0730).
- Return to Urangan Harbour 2.30pm each Friday afternoon
IMPORTANT NOTE: Actual operating days within Hervey Bay are subject to
weather and operational conditions. If weather does not permit research activities to be safely conducted we anchor at a suitable safe location. Depending upon the weather we may return to or remain in Urangan Boat Harbour, until weather conditions permit safe research activities. Wind in excess of 20 knots from the north or west creates unsafe conditions within Hervey Bay.
The joining dates for 2013 are Sunday:
September 1 (Waitlist),
September 8 (Available),
September 15 (Waitlist),
September 22 (Available),
September 29 (Waitlist).
IMPORTANT NOTE: (Waitlist) means that all places are fully registered on the trip
and availability is subject to cancellations. A minimum of six Intern Participants are required each week.
Boarding time is 0730 Sunday morning.
Please Register me as an Intern Participant on
The Oceania Project's
24th Whale Research Expedition in 2013.