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After all the recent news about turtles being helped, Sea Bees unfortunately had to join in too as they came to the rescue of this wonderful marine reptiles.

Caught up in a fishing net, the Sea Bees crew gently go to work

Caught up in a fishing net, the Sea Bees crew gently go to work to free the poor thing

Slow and careful work...

Slow and careful work…

And a turtle can be seen emerging from the fishing net

And a turtle can be seen emerging from the fishing net

The turtle realises that people are trying to help it and relaxes a lot

The turtle realises that people are trying to help it and relaxes a lot

Very carefully, fishing net is removed from underneath where it was caught in several places

The last part and very carefully, fishing net is removed from underneath where it was caught in several places.

Freedom! And an immediate dash in the water back to safety

Freedom! And an immediate dash in the water back to safety

But not before turning around and saying Thank You!

But not before turning around and saying Thank You!

Stephan works on freeing a small crab - mind those pincers!

Paul works on freeing a small crab – mind those pincers!

I'm free too! Now, where is the sea?

I’m free too! Now, where is the sea?

Well done to the whole crew but in particular, Pam, Stephan, Joey, Paul, Aaron – a guest who took the photos and everyone on board who helped out.