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As far as function venues go, it doesn't get more intriguing than
a 19th century-style tall ship. So as Mark Twain once said,
"Throw o the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour.
Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream Discover."
The Leeuwin II is Australia s largest dedicated sail
training tall ship so it makes sense that functions
aboard this masterpiece of maritime design
stand out from the rest -- both physically and
Launched in 1986 by the not-for-profit
Leeuwin Ocean Adventure Foundation, the
Leeuwin II is dedicated to challenging and
inspiring people on adventurous ocean voyages.
Recently, it has also become a popular venue for
private and corporate charters and functions,
including weddings, Christmas parties and team-
While the Leeuwin II is built in the old style
of an 1850s sailing ship, below deck it features
modern facilities like comfortable accommodation
for 40 people, a small commercial kitchen and the
main saloon -- the social hub of the ship.
Above deck, the venue can accommodate up
to 115 people cocktail-style or 50 people seated.
The ship s flexibility means there are a variety
of function options -- choose an open-air event
alongside the ship in Fremantle or an above-deck
celebration during a three to four-hour sail.
Team-building days and corporate events
are suited to overnight sails or, for the more
adventurous, full-blown ocean voyages.
LEEUWIN OCEAN ADVENTURE
Fremantle Unique Venue
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