RSV Nuyina – Australia’s Antarctic icebreaker
Australia’s new Antarctic icebreaker, RSV Nuyina, will be the main lifeline to Australia’s Antarctic and sub-Antarctic research stations and the central platform of our Antarctic and Southern Ocean scientific research.
Catch of the day
A handful of Hobart shrimp became the first catch of Antarctic icebreaker RSV Nuyina’s unique ‘wet well’, designed to collect fragile plankton and krill alive and in perfect condition for research.Read More
Doorway to the deep ocean
The moon pool on RSV Nuyina allows scientists to explore the ocean beneath metre-thick sea ice, with a range of autonomous or tethered instruments.Read More
Experience augmented reality
Explore RSV Nuyina and open windows to Antarctica.
Learn about Antarctica and Australia’s new icebreaker with these online resources.
Fun downloads – posters, colouring sheets, origami, paper craft and newspapers.
Postcards to Antarctica
Submit your RSV Nuyina drawings to share with the world.
Australian National Maritime Museum
RSV Nuyina web exhibition.