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Tonga (TO) - Fiji (FJ)

09 September - 18 September 2024

9 days, Oosterschelde

From € 2500,-

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Oosterschelde:
Tonga (TO) - Fiji (FJ)

09 September - 18 September 2024

DARWIN200 Global Voyage: Leg 22. Explore the heart of the South Pacific to land on tropical islands and experience some of the most breathtaking underwater vistas in the world. Known as the ‘soft coral capital of the world’, the Fijian islands are home to ‘rainbow reefs’ as well as remote villages, palm fringed beaches of powdery sand and azure waters. This voyage leg is ideal for those that wish to experience two of the most varied islands in the Pacific!
There is no more Covid-19 protocol on board, but the participants must make sure that they comply with the rules of the countries visited during the Journeys.

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: 9 September 2024 - 18 September 2024
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 09:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 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)
  • "I loved the bond we all made together, and how we had to help each other sailing the ship and setting sails."

    Mia Rosa (17), Denmark

You sail on the Oosterschelde

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