RSV Nuyina – Australia’s Antarctic icebreaker

Australia’s new Antarctic icebreaker, RSV Nuyina, is the main lifeline to Australia’s Antarctic and sub-Antarctic research stations and the central platform of our Antarctic and Southern Ocean scientific research.

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Nuyina maintenance shifts plans for Antarctic season

AAD charters ships for resupply and transport

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RSV Nuyina docked in Singapore


Experience augmented reality

Explore RSV Nuyina and open windows to Antarctica.

Classroom Antarctica

Learn about Antarctica and Australia’s new icebreaker with these online resources.

Kids’ activities

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.