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.


Whaling and Sealing Ships, 45p, The Frankin Whaling and Sealing Ships, 70p, The Francis Allyn

New Stamps from the Post Office:

Whaling and Sealing Ships

2nd December 2019 - Full Details

Vagrant Species Part 1

19th November 2019 - Full Details

and Order Form

Vagrant Species Part 1, 45p, Yellow-billed cuckoo Vagrant Species Part 1, 60p, Leopard Seal
Whaling and Sealing Ships, £1.15.15, The Stafford Whaling and Sealing Ships, £1.15.50p, The Eliza Adams Vagrant Species Part 1, £1, Loggerhead turtle Vagrant Species Part 1, £2p, Indian yellow-nosed albatross

Tristan da Cunha

Tristan is an active volcanic island with rare wildlife and home to 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 2019 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.