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Falkland Islands (FK) - Punta Arenas (CL)

01 December - 13 December 2019

12 days, Bark Europa

From € 1890,-

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Bark Europa:
Falkland Islands (FK) - Punta Arenas (CL)

01 December - 13 December 2019

Crossing the Strait of Magellan. This unique voyage will bring you from the remote Falkland Islands to the Chilean port of Punta Arenas. To do this, you will cross the famous Strait of Magellan, a sea route separating the mainland South America from Terra del Fuego. The journey will end in Punta Arenas, a port town in Chile and the capital of the Magallanes and Antartica Chilena region. What better place to end the journey commemorating 500 years of Magellan’s own expedition! The price excludes landing fee in the Falklands (approx. GBP 10-25 per person per landing, to be paid on board). Open to Windseekers of 15 years and older. Limited places in 2-person cabins available.

Ports

Falkland Islands is a British overseas territory and an archipelago at the very south of South American continent. The breathtaking nature is the main reason for tourism, with amazing landscapes and numerous species of birds (including pinguins), seals and dolphins. Even if you’re not much of a nature lover you will still find things to do. Check out the local woolen crafts – or join workshops to make some yourself; see a traditional dance performance and don’t miss The Historic Dockyard Museum.

Punta Arenas, a regional capital in Chile, is located on the Brunswick peninsula north of the Strait of Magellan. The city is often a base for Antarctic expeditions. Originally established as a penal colony in the 19th century, Punta Arenas has developed into a major logistic centre. The surrounding nature is inhospitable, but the locals more than make up for it. Punta Arenas offers sharp contrasts, between affluence and poverty, between historic and modern. An interesting place to visit!

  • Falkland Islands (FK)

  • Punta Arenas (CL)

Key points

  • Dates: 1 December 2019 - 13 December 2019
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 9:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 48
  • No sailing experience required!
  • Official language on board: English
  • 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
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: towels
  • Robijn (17)

    "When anchored at sea in the sun, I had not a care in the world"

  • Lieven (23) Belgium

    "Setting sails: always fantastic."

  • Jet (31) Netherlands

    "As crew, there is nothing better then standing back and seeing the trainees do all the work and do it perfectly!"

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First class world wonderer. The Bark Europa has sailed every ocean and visited every continent. This three-master is equipped with a total of 30 sails and has participated in many Tall Ships' Races since 1994. In 2000 the Europa came …

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