The third season of the Australian drama Sea Patrol premiered as Sea Patrol 3: Red Gold on the Nine Network on 18 May 2009. Principal location filming was, as in past seasons, completed in and around the area of Mission Beach, Queensland. It has an announced budget of A$17 million.
A terrifying rescue sees Bomber risk her own life to help a young couple escape from their capsized yacht. But her elation turns into a tragic mystery when the boyfriend dies suddenly on board Hammersley. The mystery deepens when it is discovered that the body has been mutilated post-mortem to get to the drugs the tourist had been smuggling, could his girlfriend really be responsible?
Bomber and RO fight for their lives when an armed gang tries to seize control of Hammersley and force them to hand over the drugs that the girlfriend has hidden among Bomber’s property.
Nikki continues her investigation into ET’s death and comes face to face with Campbell Fulton, who threatens her life if she doesn’t stop her snooping.
Guest actors: Steve Bisley (as CMDR Steve Marshall), Tasma Walton (as Jila), Blair McDonough (as Matt Robsenn), Jessica Napier (as Simone Robsenn), Andrew Buchanan (as Campbell Fulton).
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 20 July 2009.
- Running Time: 42 minutes.
- Rating: 12+.
- Country: US.
- Language: English.