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Plan your trip to St Helena with one of our International Tour Operators

Looking for a packaged deal to St Helena? We have a long list of Tour Operators around the world to help you experience the secret of the South Atlantic.   African Ample Assistance Cape Town, SA African Ample Assistance (AAA Travel) is an independent, inbound and African outbound tour operator based in Cape Town, South <a class="read-more-link" href="http://sthelenatourism.com/plan-your-trip-with-a-tour-operator/">Read More</a>

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7 Wonders of St Helena – Jacob’s Ladder, St Helena’s number 1 choice

Receiving the most votes during the 2018 7 Wonders campaign, it’s clear to see that Jacob’s Ladder is beloved by islanders. Today the ladder is an iconic landmark. It is used by islanders and visitors alike and is a ‘must do’ when visiting St Helena, whether for 1 step or 699. The history of Jacob’s <a class="read-more-link" href="http://sthelenatourism.com/7-wonders-of-st-helena-jacobs-ladder/">Read More</a>

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7 Wonders of St Helena – Jonathan the Tortoise, the oldest Saint

  Jonathan is St Helena’s oldest resident, by far. It is estimated that Jonathan is between 170 and 200 years old, making him not just St Helena’s oldest Saint, but quite possibly the world’s oldest reptile. This year he has been selected by St Helena as one of the island’s 7 Wonders. There are four <a class="read-more-link" href="http://sthelenatourism.com/7-wonders-of-st-helena-jonathan/">Read More</a>

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Dianas Peak, St Helena

The new 7 Wonders of St Helena

St Helena has spoken and after a nomination period (266 forms returned) and voting period (344 forms returned), the new 7 Wonders of St Helena have been announced:   Jacob’s Ladder, 294 votes Built in 1829 as an inclined plane to connect Jamestown to the garrison on Ladder Hill and used to haul up manure <a class="read-more-link" href="http://sthelenatourism.com/the-new-7-wonders-of-st-helena/">Read More</a>

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St Helena Island through foliage _ David Pryce

Why visit St Helena in 2018?

Because you can! The remote island of St Helena began an exciting chapter in October 2017 when we welcomed the first commercial air service, opening up the world’s newest tourism destination accessible by air; Here are a few other reasons to visit St Helena Island in 2018… Swim with whale sharks Those who have dreamt <a class="read-more-link" href="http://sthelenatourism.com/visit-st-helena-2018-can/">Read More</a>

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Swimming with whale sharks

Visit St Helena during Whale Shark Season

St Helena offers a rare one in 16 chance to swim with the largest fish in the sea: whale sharks.  Our annual visitors frequent St Helena’s waters (roughly) from November, of any given year, and generally disappear April/June, peaking in January/February. It has become apparent that a number of the females seen during a recent <a class="read-more-link" href="http://sthelenatourism.com/visit-st-helena-whale-sharks-season/">Read More</a>

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Jonathan the tortoise, St Helena

10 top things to do on St Helena

There is so much to enjoy on St Helena! Here we round-up the top 10 things not to be missed when visiting, or living on St Helena. Capture a panorama of St Helena from Diana’s Peak St Helena is a hiker’s paradise, its rugged landscape meaning some of the top coastal spots can only be <a class="read-more-link" href="http://sthelenatourism.com/10-top-things-st-helena/">Read More</a>

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Helena Bennett diving on St Helena

Helena Bennett appointed Director of Tourism

Helena Bennett has been appointed as the new Director of Tourism following the departure of Christopher Pickard.  As only the second ever St Helenian to hold the title and just weeks before the first commercial flight to the island, Helena begins her new venture at a crucial time in St Helena’s history. We sat down <a class="read-more-link" href="http://sthelenatourism.com/helena-bennett-appointed-director-tourism/">Read More</a>

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