Find out everything you need to know about Tall Ships in Victoria whether they are arriving, left or permanently based here. You’ll find the latest on events, fundraising, news and tour bookings.
Melbourne Based Ships
Alma Doepel-Float Alma in 2019
This tall ship is based in Docklands, Melbourne. To see how you can contribute see Donate.
For more information on the project, see current projects- Alma Doepel.
For more general information see, Alma Doepel
This tall ship gives people of all ages the opportunity to experience life on board a nineteenth century sailing ship. It’s a replica of the vessel that brought the first European settlers from Tasmania to Melbourne in 1835. Like Alma Doepel, it’s also based in Docklands, Melbourne.
For more information about the ship and current voyages see, Enterprize
Alexander Stewart has relocated to Airlie Beach and will be available for charter trips in the Whitsundays. TSV thanks Ivan Michell for his enthusiastic support for TSV and for traditional wooden sailing vessels. Fair winds, Ivan!
For more information, see Whitsunday Voyages/Alexander Stewart
This tall ship, built for disabled and able-bodied sailors, arrived in Melbourne in August 2016 and left 4 December 2017. You can still book your voyage with many options available. To read more about the voyages and prices, see: JST Australia Brochure. To make a booking, see: JST Voyages. Read about their great write-up in Outer Edge magazine. For more information about the ship see Tenacious or to view the full media release see their latest news.
Young Endeavour (Sydney) has a great youth scheme so check out their website to keep up to date.
The Ocean Education Centre-engaging with the marine environment
Tall Ships Victoria has developed a project involving the use of tall ships in marine science and research, education, edu-tourism, and marine construction and training.
To find out about our centre and what goes on, see current projects-Ocean Education Centre.
Geelong Wooden Boat Festival 2020
TSV continues to work with our Organisation Member, Royal Geelong Yacht Club, to expand tall ship activities at the bi-annul festival. At the last festival in 2018. TSV represented many Australian tall ships at the marquee in the centre of the displays. Tall ships represented included Alma Doepel, STS Leeuwin II (WA) and Tenacious (UK), as well as the ships attending the festival including Enterprize, Alexander Stewart and Coral Trekker (Sydney).
For more information visit the Geelong Wooden Boat Festival
Bark Endeavour Voyages 2019
This replica tall ship was built in 1994 and replicates the HMS Endeavour, also known as HM Bark Endeavour, a British Royal Navy research vessel that Lieutenant James Cook commanded to Australia and New Zealand on his first voyage of discovery from 1768 to 1771.
Exciting voyages are scheduled to New Caledonia and New Zealand.
For details, visit: Upcoming Bark Endeavour Voyages
Young Endeavour Voyages 2019
Aged 16 – 23 and looking for a new challenge? Join tall ship Young Endeavour for an unforgettable adventure! Test yourself as you learn to navigate, set sails and climb the 30 metre mast. Develop your confidence, teamwork and communication skills and make new friends. Apply now to sail in 2019.
View their current voyages and fees
The track these Tall Ships and other vessels , visit Marine Traffic