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Puerto Lucia (EC) - Galapagos (EC)

14 April - 25 April 2024

11 days, Oosterschelde

From € 3950,-

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Oosterschelde:
Puerto Lucia (EC) - Galapagos (EC)

14 April - 25 April 2024

DARWIN200 Global Voyage: Leg 15. Join this iconic voyage sailing to the Galapagos. Scan the horizon for the dramatic islands to appear in the sea mists, then explore the dramatic volcanic isles that captivated Charles Darwin. Several days are planned to include sailing trips around the islands and land visits to key wildlife sites as weather and circumstances allow. Ashore, you may spot giant tortoises, marine iguanas, frigatebirds, unique finches and the spectacular landscapes that make the Galapagos famous!
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.

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Key points

  • Dates: 14 April 2024 - 25 April 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)
  • "Working together with different nationalities for a week was a life changing, hilarious experience."

    Piotr (22), Poland

You sail on the Oosterschelde

Oosterschelde
Shipping type: Three-masted topsail schooner
Homeport: Rotterdam (NL)
Date built: 1917
Trainees: 24
Length: 50m
Height of mast: 36m
Sail: 891 m2

An adventurous classic; stepping on board this monumental beauty is like stepping into another world. The atmosphere on board the Oosterschelde is one filled with history and adventure. The classical interior and brass polished details make you feel right at …

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Windseeker logs

  • This is Where I Belong

    Oosterschelde, 2013

    Sailing from Maurituis to Australia

    – by Hannah Hurford

    When I found out that you could still sail traditional ships I remember thinking: a) this is probably a joke, and b) why have I not done it yet? I had experience sailing on yachts and dinghies but with an interest in naval …

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  • Almost Home

    Oosterschelde

    Cape Verde - Netherlands

    – by crew Oosterschelde

    In a way we’re having bad luck: the English Channel is an area with a lot of traffic. Unfortunately we cannot see it. On our last day at sea the temperature dropped till 7 degrees (above zero, fortunately) and the …

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