Sail to one of the Pacific’s best kept secrets: the Cook Islands. Witness a traditional fire dance ceremony, saviour delicious tropical fish cooked on a Polynesia hot stone oven and discover some of the most beautiful coral reefs and beaches in the Pacific. Snorkel the waters of the Cook Islands, famed for their pearls and beautiful tropical forests. This voyage leg is perfect for those that want to relax after an intrepid sailing adventure! Regular flights provide easy onward travel.
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!