Expedition America - East Coast Tour 2018

Following the overwhelming response and great show of interest for Expedition 2016, plans are currently underway for Draken’s next adventure: Expedition America - East Coast Tour 2018.

Beginning in June through October, plans for East Coast Tour 2018 currently consist of 15-18 stopovers spanning from Maine to South Carolina. Potential stopover locations to include major cities such as Boston, New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C., as well as many top seasonal tourist destinations.

...Stay tuned for future updates as and when confirmed.

* Details subject to change pending confirmation


The Draken Stopover Experience

Each Draken stopover offers a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for visitors to relive history in a way never before experienced.

We offer guests the opportunity to not only marvel at this stunning Viking ship – but also to interact with the crew while they share their personal experiences of the thrill, fear and exhilaration felt from having relived one of the world’s most mythological sea voyages – the first transatlantic crossing and the Viking discovery of the New World, more than a thousand years ago.

By sharing this magnificent story, the Draken will inspire, educate and entertain local communities, offering an enriching experience, appealing to families and modern-day explorers alike.


An event installation, Draken Village, is an activation area erected surrounding the ship. Designed to further enhance the experience, Draken Village includes the following:

- Draken Photo & video exhibit
- The story of the Vikings exhibit
- Modern Explorers exhibit
- Tour sponsors’ activation
- Receiving city´s local sponsors’ activation
- Stage for interviews, lectures and music performances
- Children educational theatre
- Official merchandise sales
- Deck tour tickets sales
- Local food & beverage vendors


Each stopover will offer the following activities catering to the public, media and corporate partners:

- Public arrival ceremony
- Exclusive Tours for VIP, Press & Partners
- Official Draken VIP welcoming reception
- Public deck tours (up 1,800 people/day)
- Corporate hospitality activities
- VIP day sails
- Lectures & film screenings
- School visits
- Corporate sponsors´public events
- Departure ceremony