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Concepcion (CL) - Valparaiso (CL)

29 February - 03 March 2024

3 days, Oosterschelde

From € 800,-

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Oosterschelde:
Concepcion (CL) - Valparaiso (CL)

29 February - 03 March 2024

DARWIN200 Global Voyage: Leg 12. Sail from Concepción to the historical city of Valparaiso, home to UNESCO world heritage Spanish colonial architecture. The city is known as “Little San Francisco” and “The Jewel of the Pacific”. Explore the craggy back streets of the colourful old town and savour exotic local fruit and vegetables in traditional markets. This little visited part of South America is home to some of the continents most dramatic coastline and beautiful beaches rich with seals and seabirds. IMPORTANT: In order to join this journey you must send a proof of vaccination 48h prior to the embarkation. If the situation gives cause to do so, the crew can ask you to take a Sars-Cov-2 Antigen rapid test when you come on board. All Oosterschelde crew members are vaccinated. Book now with a deposit payment of € 500. This deposit is fully refundable until December 31st 2022.

Ports

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.

  • Valparaiso (CL)

Key points

  • Dates: 29 February 2024 - 3 March 2024
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 09:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 24
  • 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 for swimming (regular towels available on board)
  • "This trip was about pushing your boundaries."

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You sail on the Oosterschelde

Oosterschelde
Shipping type: Three-masted topsail schooner
Homeport: Rotterdam (NL)
Date built: 1917
Trainees: 24
Length: 50m
Height of mast: 36m
Sail: 891 m2

An adventurous classic; stepping on board this monumental beauty is like stepping into another world. The atmosphere on board the Oosterschelde is one filled with history and adventure. The classical interior and brass polished details make you feel right at …

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