An Epic Two Year Expedition

Built for extreme conditions, for high-level scientific missions

For more than 13 years, Tara has been constantly on the move, travelling more than 300,000 kilometres across all the world’s oceans. Tara's main goal is to study and understand the impacts of climate change and the ecological crisis on the ocean, and produce concrete results.

In 2016 Tara launched a two year expedition - to take samples from across the entire Pacific, in the same way, and with the same controls. The result will be a definitive investigation of the state of the Pacific.

Tara will be docking at the Museum from 18 August until 23 August. 

Free Public Visits On Board Saturday 19 Aug & Sunday 20 Aug

Onboard tours
are scheduled for the weekend of Sat 19 - Sun 20. Book your place now.

Exclusive Members Tour Tuesday 22 August: Members book here


Hear About the Science of Coral Reefs

There's an all ages event in our theatre featuring talks from a number of Tara scientists on Sunday 20, 3-5pm. 
Find out about the role of coral reefs, plankton, the 'Black Reef' phenomenon and life on board the Tara, and more.

Click here to register your place.


To find out more about other scheduled lectures and talks, click on the 'Visit Tara in Sydney' tab.



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