Opening December 2019. The sites proposed for Museum of Underwater Art are primarily within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, near the coast of Townsville, Australia’s global centre for Marine Science. The project proposes a significant educational intertidal piece in near shore waters of the Strand beach in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, as a major educational piece for visitors to Townsville. Born 12 August 1974, is a British sculptor and creator of the world’s first underwater sculpture park – the Molinere Underwater Sculpture Park and Museum in Grenada. Jason integrates his skills as a sculptor, marine conservationist, underwater photographer and scuba diving instructor in his work. The artworks will be at several locations along the Queensland coast, including the John Brewer Reef, and Magnetic Island, Palm Island and Townsville. The first, Ocean Siren, due to open in December 2019, is on the Strand in Townsville.
You will be able to visit MOUA by:
- Glass Water Bottom Boat
- Scuba Diving