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Fiji (FJ) - Bay of Islands (NZ)

21 September - 01 October 2024

10 days, Oosterschelde

From € 2750,-

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Oosterschelde:
Fiji (FJ) - Bay of Islands (NZ)

21 September - 01 October 2024

DARWIN200 Global Voyage: Leg 23. Sail from Fiji to New Zealand’s Bay of Islands. Spend several days and nights out on the open sea, crossing 1000 nautical miles to your destination. Explore the backdrop of ancient kauri forests and as you glide amongst emerald isles and crystal clear waters, looking for whales, dolphins, seals and seabirds! The Bay of Isles is regarded as one of New Zealands most beautiful locations. At the end of this voyage leg, you will be perfectly placed to explore New Zealand’s North Island on your own. IMPORTANT: In order to join this journey you must send a proof of vaccination 48h prior to the embarkation. If the situation gives cause to do so, the crew can ask you to take a Sars-Cov-2 Antigen rapid test when you come on board. All Oosterschelde crew members are vaccinated. Book now with a deposit payment of € 500. This deposit is fully refundable until December 31st 2022.

Ports

Fiji is a nation in the Pacific Ocean comprising of 332 islands. The archipeligo is 2000km north of New Zealand, and 2700km North-East of Australia – sailing to Fiji is a truly vast undertaking. On arrival, explore the volcanic islands (The largest is Viti Levu). There’s huge palm-lined beaches, coral reefs, rainforests and caves to be discovered. Learn about the local cultures by joining a kava ceremony (drink the potent dream-inducing beverage), or watch the renowned rugby team.

Key points

  • Dates: 21 September 2024 - 1 October 2024
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 09:00
  • For Windseekers age 15-72 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 24
  • 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: towels for swimming (regular towels available on board)

This Journey is not covered by the STO Garant guarantee.

  • Epp (20) Estonia

    "The nicest moment was arriving to Cadiz, when we sat on the mast with the entire team, wearing our team shirts and singing loudly to let people know we're coming."

  • Mathijn (13) Netherlands

    "Sailing on the North Sea by night, watching millions of stars"

  • Aron (18)

    "I BECAME MUCH MORE CONFIDENT AND EXPLORED MY LIMITS"

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