Voyage from Tenerife (Canary Islands) to the Cape Verde Islands to discover the tropical landscapes, sapphire waters and diverse wildlife that enthralled Charles Darwin during his first forays ashore. Cape Verde is famed for its dramatic hill walking, the Viana sand desert and extensive coral reefs home to green sea turtles. The islands also boast unspoilt beaches! Get the best of both worlds – explore the Canary Islands before this voyage leg, and relax in Cape Verde afterward!
After a decade of planning, and two successful test voyages in 2020 and 2021, the DARWIN200 Global Voyage will commence in 2023.
We will retract the voyage of HMS Beagle and make landfall at key locations where Charles Darwin stepped ashore during his great voyage of discover.
The DARWIN200 Global Voyage will be undertaken aboard the spectacular 50m long tall ship Oosterschelde. Built in 1918, this uniquely restored, three-masted schooner is the most beautiful historic vessel afloat.
Complete with a bar, a wood-fired stove and a piano, she will be your home during your adventure!