Sail to the emerald isles of New Zealand’s Bay of Islands. On shore, explore rich Maori culture, historic colonial ruins and New Zealand’s unique wildlife. Explore the backdrop of ancient kauri forests and as we glide through the waters, look for whales, dolphins, seals and seabirds.
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!