And epic journey, sailing 2000 nautical miles on the Pacific Ocean towards Easter Island. Board Bark Europa in Chilean town of Valparaiso, the starting point of your Pacific adventure. Leave South America behind and enter the largest ocean on Earth. Soon the Europa will catch the easterly trade winds in her sails, which promise a comfortable sail onto the endless Pacific blue. Spend 20 days learning to sail a Tall Ship, making friends and enjoying the digital detox of the ocean sailing. Finally, reach the remote Easter Island, famous for its stone Moai Statues. Open to Windseekers of 15 years and older. Limited places in 2-person cabins – contact us to confirm availability.
Valparaiso is one of Chile’s largest cities, famous for its culture and architecture. Known as the “Jewel of the Pacific” Valparaiso is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Taste fresh seafood in Caleta Portales, take the elevator up the Cerro Concepcion for beautiful views and visit the home of Pablo Neruda. Stroll through the city enjoying the street art and bohemian atmosphere. You can also take a day trip to a nearby beach and the maritime museum for a dose of Chilean naval history.
Easter Island – or Rapa Nui – is a remote island on the Pacific Ocean. It belongs to Chile. Famous for its hundreds of giant stone statues (moai), Easter Island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Do diving with the underwater moai, admire the Milky Way at night without the light pollution, explore the Anthropological Museum and try the local specialties!
Easter Island (CL)
Dates: 18 April 2020 - 8 May 2020
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
This travel service is not covered by VZR Garant’s guarantee scheme. You can read more about this guarantee scheme and its conditions in VZR Garant’s Guarantee Scheme (which can be found by going to www.vzr-garant.nl/en).
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