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Octonauts Octo-Cadet Training Academy

28 May 2022 - 4 Sep 2022

Sound the Octo-Alert!


The Octonauts are dropping anchor at The Historic Dockyard Chatham this summer

From 28 May – 4 September join Captain Barnacles and the Octonauts on an interactive, activity-based adventure through the tides of maritime history, learning the key skills needed to join the Octo-Crew.

Are you a daredevil explorer like Kwazii? Brave like Captain Barnacles? Or an awesome engineer like Tweak?


You’ll collect an Octonauts Training Log on arrival, follow the Octo-Map alongside Captain Barnacles to locate Kwazii, Peso, Tweak, Shellington, Dashi and Professor Inkling hidden around the Historic Dockyard and complete fun activities to learn their specialist skills.

On completion of the Training Log, you’ll be named an honorary Octo-Agent and receive a special certificate.

The Octonauts Octo-Cadet Training Academy is free as part of a Historic Dockyard ticket.

Character Meet & Greets

We’re very excited to welcome Captain Barnacles and Kwazii who will make special appearances on selected dates throughout the summer.

We are anticipating these days will be very popular and to avoid disappointed children, these sessions must be booked online in advance.

There is a small additional charge for the Meet & Greet activity and you must have a valid ticket to The Historic Dockyard Chatham to participate in the Meet & Greet. Tickets are per family, not per individual family member.

The Meet & Greet will take place in the Commander’s Cabin onboard HMS Gannet. A queuing structure will be in place between HMS Gannet and No. 3 Slip. Please be prepared to wait in line during your allocated time slot for your turn.

Meet Captain Barnacles

  • Saturday 28 May
  • Sunday 14 August

Meet Kwazii

  • Sunday 31 July
  • Sunday 21 August

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