Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt visit Tinderbox Marine Reserve

At the end of October Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt hopped on board Odalisque and headed to Tinderbox. He changed into dive gear and jumped into the Tinderbox Marine Reserve to count fish, lobsters, shellfish and other marine life as part of the Reef Life...

IMAS sampling in Storm Bay

Today was the 41st trip taking monthly water samples as a part of a program run by the Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), in Tasmania. The study involves the collection of water samples at various depths up to 90 meters measuring temperature, salinity,...

Ile Des Phoques Nature Reserve

On the weekend of 24th/25th November the Odalisque was used as a diving platform for a group of marine biologists from all over the world led by Professor Graeme Edgar. Associate Professor Graham Edgar, a marine ecologist at the University of Tasmania is one of two...

Roberts Point Salmon Farms – Rabo Bank Charter

The Odalisque was chartered by the Rabo Bank to inspect the Salmon Farms at Roberts Point in the D’entrecasteaux Channel. On board were the several of the Executive Board members from Holland and Managing Directors from each State in...

Unusual Whale Encounter at Wineglass Bay

The Odalisque was on charter to the Institute of Marine and Antarctic studies for research purposes.  Whilst conducting diving operations a Southern Right whale took an unusual interest in the dinghies.  It made numerous passes underwater and finally decided to have...

Moorilla charter cruise

[Show as slideshow] James Turrell,  a world famous American artist, visited Tasmania in August and was keen to visit the most southern cape of Australia.  The “Odalisque” was charted by the Moorilla Vineyard. (where James was visiting their...