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Lobster Factory Tour - National Science Week

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Take a tour through Geraldton Fishermen's Co-operative's 90-tonne lobster facility, the main staging point for western rock lobster caught in the region. The tour is guided by factory staff and local fishers, you’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at a global seafood producer that has been a part of the town for over 70 years.

With a treasure hunt around the factory for school children and a free sample of lobster at the end, this tour will teach attendees about the sustainable practices of this world-leading lobster fishery.

Occupational safety and health 

  •  Sturdy, enclosed footwear must be worn (no sandals/ thongs etc.) 
  • Hat or hairnet required when in the factory (hairnets provided) 
  • Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult 
  • Masks may need to be worn within the venue.
  • This event is free but you must register for a ticket as places are limited & our standard OH&S requirements which you already have.  
  • This tour takes place in a working factory so last-minute COVID restrictions might impact whether this tour can take place. Guests will be emailed and notified of any change to their tour.  
  • Assembly point is indicated above – Signs will direct you to the entrance  

This National Science Week project is supported by the Australian Government.


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