Hell on the batavia

Hell on the Batavia

Hold your ears as you’ll be deafened by loud cannons and the noisy crew of VOC Batavia. Enjoy the dirty, smelly surroundings on the over crowded ship, where a simple wound can result in a nasty amputation – look after your limbs.

GET ON BOARD

Step aboard the 17th century VOC ship, the Batavia, and strap in for a thrill-filled journey back in time. Sink or swim…don’t hold out too much hope. Feel the fear creep up on you when roaring guns and screaming crew members surround you. 

 

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • How disgusting and dirty an overcrowded ship can be.
  • Why there are so many rats scurrying around.
  • What terrible illnesses, awful deaths and repulsive conditions the crew have to conquer.