Reservation

Auckland – Sydney

Ship

Oosterschelde

Price p.p.

€3750

NUMBER OF DAYS

14

EMBARKATION DATE

31-10-2024

EMBARKATION TIME

17:00

EMBARKATION PLACE

Auckland, NZ

DISEMBARKATION DATE

14-11-2024

DISEMBARKATION TIME

09:00

DISEMBARKATION PLACE

Sydney, AU

Level

3

Good to know

Your application will be reviewed by the shipping company. If there are any questions, we will contact you. When approved, you have to make a deposit of 500 Euros. However, you are not committed to anything yet. If you cancel before January 1, 2023, you will be refunded the full deposit.

 Oosterschelde

Auckland – Sydney

On this leg of DARWIN200, we sail from Auckland, New Zealand to Sydney. We’re going Down Under!

NUMBER OF DAYS

14

EMBARKATION

31-10-2024, 17:00

Auckland, NZ

DISEMBARKATION

14-11-2024, 09:00

Sydney, AU

Price p.p.

€3750
3

Level

3

After scheduled maintenance in Auckland, we will sail to Sydney, Australia

Voyage description

The OOSTERSCHELDE has now been underway for 14 months. In New Zealand we therefore did maintenance on the ship for a few weeks, so that we are ready for the continuation of our circumnavigation. The Tasman Sea, between New Zealand and Australia, is not an easy area to sail, because the weather conditions are very variable. Fortunately, we are well prepared, and the changing circumstances mean a varied voyage for those on board. We will regularly have to reef or change course or sail. We take turns at the helm and keep an eye out for migrating whales and all kinds of seabirds we might encounter here.

Sydney Harbor is in a beautiful natural bay. In the city itself we are welcomed by the iconic opera house and shortly afterwards we moor at our destination in the heart of the city.

Before and after your voyage leg
We strongly recommend you book a few days accommodation in the port of your embarkation (prior to your joining Oosterschelde), and a few days in the port you disembark (after your place on the voyage ends). This will allow you to recover before and after your adventure and will give you the opportunity to explore locations at your start and end points.

 

More than an Adventure!
By taking part in the Global Voyage, you support the DARWIN200 project. As part of your adventure, you will receive the following exclusive benefits:

  1. A full color, 300-page, hardback book as a momento of your adventure on board.
  2. A short video which will be filmed during each voyage leg.
  3. An invitation to the Start of Voyage Party in Plymouth on 13/08/2023.
  4. An invitation to the End of Voyage Party in Falmouth on 20/07/2025.
  5. An invitation to the DARWIN200 Concluding Award Ceremony in London in summer, 2025. Meet environmental celebrities, the young conservationists (‘DARWIN LEADERS’) and take part in a prize-giving ceremony.
  6. Acknowledgement and thanks by name on all DARWIN200 output films throughout the global voyage (although anonymity will be respected, if requested).
  7. Free DARWIN200 Global Voyage branded T-shirt!

 

DARWIN200
Become part of DARWIN200, a planetary conservation initiative that will empower the next generation’s elite environmental leaders and engage millions of students worldwide in conservation projects. By taking part in the Global Voyage, you will be helping to make the DARWIN200 project a reality. For more information visit: www.darwin200.com.

 

Q & A sessions
Interested in joining? Join our live information session about the 2023-25 Global Voyage. Each Information Session is beamed via Zoom and includes an overview of the global voyage, information about each of the 32 voyage legs, a live walk around Oosterschelde (when her schedule allows) and a Questions and Answers exchange.

Join the next info session via www.darwin200.com/info.

3

Level 3

Level 3-voyages are only suitable for the experienced and fit (sea)traveler. The weather could be challenging and during a crossing, there a few if not any options to divert to a harbor. We sail out of reach of helicopters and medical care from shore is usually not available.

The shipping company would like the OOSTERSCHELDE to be accessible to the widest possible audience, but you must realize that you are making a voyage aboard a seagoing tall ship. This requires more of your physical ability than a daily walk. Some voyages are more challenging than others. With the different levels, we give an indication of how heavy the voyage can be. If you are unsure whether a voyage is suitable for you, it is important to contact shipping company OOSTERSCHELDE for advice.

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