With the engagement of an Education Manager, Leeuwin Ocean Adventure is well placed to build awareness amongst schools of School Curriculum and Standards Authority (the Authority) endorsement of the Youth Explorer Voyage program (PLYEV). The Leeuwin is introducing new programs to provide opportunities for students to achieve WA Certificate of Education (WACE) units through Authority Developed Workplace Learning (ADWL) and Community Service (ADCS) at Leeuwin Ocean Adventure.

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Benefits of a Leeuwin experience include:

  • Core skills for work to develop job readiness are fostered on the STS Leeuwin II
  • Social confidence, communication, leadership, problem solving, teamwork and collaboration skills are enhanced
  • Youth Explorer Voyages are a trusted program based on over thirty years’ experience
  • WACE units may be uploaded to the Authority following successful completion of a Youth Explorer Voyage
  • Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award – opportunities to achieve bronze, silver and gold levels
  • Queen’s Scout Award  – opportunities to earn the Outdoor Adventurous Activity or Pursuit for Venturer Scouts
  • Volunteer with Leeuwin and work towards WACE units with ADCS and university credits
  • Maritime or Marine Career opportunities
  • New friendships


Duke of Edinburgh’s International Bronze Award

Adventurous Practice Journey: 2 Days | 1 Night
Voyage #: 18BA

Staying on board the ship alongside in the Port of Fremantle, you’ll really get to experience ship-life! Meet your team (or watch), climb the rigging, learn essential knots, hear about Leeuwin’s different sails, tacking and wearing ship – and you’ll be part of night watch routines. You’ll learn about safety on board ship and take part in all the ship’s daily routines.
WHEN: 10 – 11 November 2018
WHERE: B-Berth, Victoria Quay Fremantle
HOW MUCH: $135pp
To apply simply fill in the application form below


Qualifying  Journey: 2 Days | 1 Night
Voyage #: 19BQ

Your qualifying journey builds on your new skills – and this time, you’re  off to sea for the night. Before coming to rest at anchor, you’ll have new opportunities to haul on lines, set the sails, climb the rigging and learn more about the ropes, lines and sails on board and what they do. There’ll be challenges and quizzes throughout the evening as well as night watch routines.
WHEN: 30 – 31 January 2019
WHERE: B-Berth, Victoria Quay Fremantle
HOW MUCH: $270pp
To apply simply fill in the application form below
*Participation in this Bronze Award program will earn a $100 voucher towards your Gold Residential 5-day voyage.


Weekend Leadership

From 22 – 24 February 2019, the ship will experience its first ever Weekend Leadership Voyage. This voyage is a 3-day intensive leadership skills workshop – unique, powerful and great fun! We hope to fill it with school group bookings – a great option for 2019 Leadership Team.
To apply simply fill in the application form below


School Day Sails

The STS Leeuwin II is available for school hire (between voyages) for educational groups.

Select dates are available and we can tailor a package to suit your needs. Please note we do not cater for food allergies on our school day sails.

Voyage Schedule

Short Student Opportunities
10 Nov - 11 Nov
Departs: Fremantle
Arrival: Fremantle
30 Jan - 31 Jan
Departs: Fremantle
Arrival: Fremantle
22 Feb - 24 Feb
Departs: Fremantle
Arrival: Fremantle