This website is run jointly by the Tristan da Cunha Government and the Tristan da Cunha Association. It has news, facts and practical information about our island.

Joint Website of the Tristan Government and the Tristan Association.


Visiting Royal Navy Ships, 45p, HMS Portland

70th Anniversary of the 'Tristan Venture'

New Stamps Issued: 12th March 2018 - Full Details and Order Form

Visiting Royal Navy Ships, £1.60p, RFA Gold Rover
1954 Tristan stamp showing a crawfish

Visiting Royal Navy Ships

Issued: 20th February 2018 - Full Details

Front cover of a South African shipping magazine in which the venture was reported
Visiting Royal Navy Ships, 55p, HMS Lancaster Captain L.E.Pettit and Rev.C.P.Lawrence MV Pequena Visiting Royal Navy Ships, 80p, HMS Protector

Tristan da Cunha

is an active volcanic island with rare wildlife and home to 254 British Citizens living in the world's most isolated settlement of Edinburgh of the Seven Seas far from the madding crowd in the South Atlantic Ocean.
See the Site Map for links to all our web pages.

Visit the Tristan Post Office for the latest stunning island stamps

and the Online Store for a range of clothing and gifts


Want to find out more and support the Tristan community?
If so join the Tristan da Cunha Association
to receive our magazine-style newsletters twice a year.
Special offer: New members joining for 2018 get a free Newsletter.

Here are links to some of our most useful and popular pages

  • Latest News - Featuring all the latest website updates for you to keep up to date with Tristan news
  • Store - Our on line shop includes gifts & souvenirs, Association products and Tristan Bookshop
  • Post Office - The place to buy Tristan's attractive stamps and cards.
  • About Tristan - A guided tour around the Tristan da Cunha Islands including island maps
  • Visits - A guide to travelling to, visiting or staying on Tristan da Cunha
  • Population - Tristan islanders' births, marriages, deaths and significant birthdays
  • Wildlife - Investigate Tristan da Cunha's unique wildlife and conservation
  • Economy - Earning a living by farming, fishing and marketing stamps and coins
  • Government - How the world's most isolated community is organised
  • Jobs - Job opportunities on Tristan do not come up often, but when they do, we list them here
  • Association - Details of the Tristan da Cunha Association, which exists to support the island community

See our Site Map for a detailed list of all the website's sections and pages.