Sail to the islands of the Kingdom of Tonga, home to authentic, centuries-old culture, history and traditions. For 1,000 years, Tongan monarchs have ruled over isles rich with beaches, coral reefs and waters frequented by migrating humpback whales. Today, Tonga is known as the ‘True South Pacific’ for its unspoilt beauty.
After a decade of planning, and two successful test voyages in 2020 and 2021, the DARWIN200 Global Voyage will commence in 2023. rnrnWe will make landfall at all of the ports key locations where Charles Darwin stepped ashore during the voyage of HMS Beagle. rn
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!
See images or take a 3D tour of Oosterschelde below!