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Port of Spain (TT) - Willemstad (NL)

02 March - 15 March 2017

13 days, Alexander von Humboldt II

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Alexander von Humboldt II:
Port of Spain (TT) - Willemstad (NL)

02 March - 15 March 2017

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Join the Alexander von Humboldt for 13 days voyage in the Caribbean. Start in Trinidad and sail via the Caribbean Sea to Willemstad, Curacao, where you can do a lot of different things. The island has several beaches, diving possibilities and snorkelspots. On board you participate in the daily working of the ship alongside professional seamen, standing lookout, manning the helm, helping in the galley, hoisting sail and voluntarily have the chance to climb the rigging/mast. Language on board German and English. Open to all ages, minimum age 14 years.

Ports

Port of Spain is the capital city of a Caribbean state Trinidad and Tobago, dating back to 1560. To learn about that long history, visit the National Museum and Art Gallery or climb up to Fort King George. Join the locals in relaxing in the Queen's Park Savannah, where many activities take place daily. If you want to get out of the city, visit the Maracas Falls for a breath of fresh, if wet, air.

Willemstad is the capital of Curaçao, a Caribbean island and a constituent country of the Netherlands. Famous for its beaches and clear-blue sea, Curaçao is a great place to enjoy watersports, from snorkelling, through kitesurfing to sailing, but the Kura Hulanda Museum is also a must-see with its rich collection of historical artifacts. If you're the adventurous type, visit the Hato Caves as well.

  • Port of Spain (TT)

  • Willemstad (NL)

Key points

  • Dates: 2 March 2017 - 15 March 2017
  • Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 14 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 54
  • No sailing experience required!
  • Official language on board: English and German
  • Price includes: accommodation and meals, excludes drinks at the bar
  • Price excludes transportation costs to-and from the ports. Our travel counsellor can advise you and book your transfers
  • One-off registration fee €25
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • Christopher (16) England

    "I LEARNED THAT I COULD DO THINGS THAT I COULD HAVE NEVER DONE BEFORE"

  • Joanna (21) Iceland

    "Amazing experience. Amazing people. Amazing memories."

  • Ida (19) Finland

    "The best moment was when we crossed the finish line and everybody celebrated together. The tone was simply unforgettable!"

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