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Cook Islands (CK) - Fiji (FJ) - Bali (ID)

02 August - 29 October 2018

88 days, Picton Castle

From € 13160,-

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Picton Castle:
Cook Islands (CK) - Fiji (FJ) - Bali (ID)

02 August - 29 October 2018

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Join the Picton Castle for a very exciting part of her World voyage – sailing around South East Asia! It’s a wonderfull place to sail and discover all the islands in the area. From Fiji to Vanuatu, it is literally a once in a lifetime experience to navigate through those beautiful landscapes alongside with the Australian north coast. This isn’t just a sailing journey, it’s a true Expedition of almost 3 months discovering exotic lands. No sailing experience required. Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 18 years.

Programme Outline


Cook Islands is an island country in the Pacific Ocean, and an associated state of New Zealand. With the population of about 20,000 people and 100,000 visitors each year Cook Islands' main income comes from tourism. Relax on one of the many beautiful beaches and lagoons, challenge yourself by climbing Te Rua Manga or take a stroll in the shades of Maire Nui Botanical Gardens. For full immersion in the local culture take part in Sunday service at the Christian Church – in Maori language.

Bali is one of Indonesian islands and a major tourist destination due to its beautiful landscapes, aboundant wildlife and numerous historical sites. Visit majestic waterfalls, the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary or the former royal palace of Tirtagangga before realxing on a beach. If you're looking for adventure, Bali has a lot of exciting activities to offer, including canyoning, riding quads, biking and climbing the active volcano of Mount Batur at sunrise!

  • Cook Islands (CK)

  • Bali (ID)

Key points

  • Dates: 2 August 2018 - 29 October 2018
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 18 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 40
  • No sailing experience required!
  • Official language on board: English
  • Price includes: accommodation and meals, excludes drinks at the bar
  • Price excludes transportation costs to-and from the ports. Our travel counsellor can advise you and book your transfers
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: sleeping bags and towels
  • Agathe (26) France

    "Discovering how far you can surpass yourself and push your limits out of your comfort zone"

  • Tan (17) Turkey

    "If you believe and push yourself there is nothing you can't do."

  • Samantha (18) Australia

    "I have learned that despite my small size, I can do anything if I put my mind to it."

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