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Serious Ocean
Have you got what it takes to be a Serious adventurer?

The entries have now closed for Serious Ocean

Thank you to everyone who entered. Due to the large number of entries we've received we may not be able to contact every entrant directly.

If you haven't heard from us by the start of October it means, unfortunately, you haven't been successful this time.

What was on offer?

The multi-award winning Serious Adventure series returns with its biggest-ever expedition.

Image of ocean from a ship CBBC and BBC New Talent were looking for eight exceptional young people aged 12-15 to travel to the Pacific Ocean around the southern-most tip of South America.

The adventurers will take part in a challenging mission, sailing into breathtaking Chilean fjords and to remote, uninhabited islands to conduct research into penguins, seals and dolphins.

The team will take part in a wide range of activities from climbing to diving.

The four week voyage of discovery will be featured in a ten part documentary series for CBBC.


What happens next?

Image of seals

Shortlisting of entrants




Find out more

Larry from Serious Jungle

Even though the entries have closed you can still get some advice on how to survive a 'Serious' expedition from two our our former adventurers Larry and Promise, or watch some behind the scenes videos from Serious Andes.

You can also meet the team leaders for Serious Ocean, Ben and Polly, who will be in charge of the adventurers throughout the expedition.


About the 'Serious' series

Previous Serious expeditions have taken children to the jungle (Borneo), the desert (Namibia), the Arctic (Canada), the Amazon (Peru) and the Andes (Ecuador).

The series has won many awards, including two British Academy Awards (BAFTAs), two Royal Television Society Awards (RTSs) and an International Prix Jeunesse (Children's Jury Prize).


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