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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! 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: 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)
  • "Very fun, eye-opening adventure."

    Sterre (16), the Netherlands

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

  • A Gentle Reminder of How Far We’ve Come

    Gulden Leeuw, August 2017

    Halifax - Le Havre Atlantic Crossing

    – by Trainees

    August 3rd Hannson Paul, Phil Truchon Second day ocean sailing in Rendez-Vous 2017, all is going well so far. Yesterday we had to take down all the sails and begin to use our engine towards the next checkpoint due to the lack …

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  • Sunday at Sea – Cape Horn Ceremony

    Europa

    At Sea

    – by Deckhand Pelle

    Sailing is fun! But so can be sitting on your bum! The professional sailors of Europa have one thing in common, they can't seem to sit still, probably because there is always something to do. From changing sheets to mending …

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Photos

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  • Sørlandet
  • Sørlandet

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