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Sorong (ID) - Sydney (AU)

20 July - 12 August 2024

23 days, Stad Amsterdam

From € 1780,-

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15-25 in a 3-person cabin: € 1780,-
1-person cabin (p.p.p.): €6285
3-person cabin (p.p.p.): € 3560,-
2-person cabin (p.p.p.): € 4190

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Stad Amsterdam:
Sorong (ID) - Sydney (AU)

20 July - 12 August 2024

Leave Sorong and set sail through the intricate waters of the Indonesian archipelago. The crew, skilled and knowledgeable, will guide the way, navigating through the islands and providing you with an opportunity to witness the rich cultural diversity and stunning landscapes along the way. Make your way through the Torres Strait, a narrow passage between Papua New Guinea and Australia. This strategic waterway is known for its unique blend of cultures, and as you sail through, you’ll have the chance to experience the maritime heritage of the region. As you approach the shores of Australia, the skyline of Sydney comes into view. The iconic Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge welcome you to this cosmopolitan city. Throughout this extraordinary journey, you’ll witness diverse landscapes, experience the camaraderie of the crew, and savor the thrill of sailing through unique maritime passages.
Open for all ages, minimum age 15 years.
Make sure to check entry requirements (visas, vaccinations) for each visited country for your nationality.


Sorong is an Indonesian city on the island of New Guinea. Filled with different cultures and surrounded by beautiful national parks, this vibrant city is a popular tourist destination for those who like to explore new places, like the stunningly beautiful Raja Ampat Islands.

Sydney is the largest city of Australia, with over 5 million inhabitants. Located on the Pacific Ocean coast, and has over 70 beaches, and several national parks. Explore the stunning harbour, with its famous Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Visit the famous Bondi Beach, the aquarium, or one of the multiple museums. You can also go on a 10 km hike of the Manly Scenic Walkway, or take a trip outside the city to the Blue Mountains or a wildlife park. It's simply impossible to be bored here!

  • Sydney (AU)

Key points

  • Dates: 20 July 2024 - 12 August 2024
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining; 29-58
  • 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
  • All diets possible: let us know about special requirements at booking
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • All bedding and towels are provided on board
  • "When anchored at sea in the sun, I had not a care in the world."

    Robijn (17)

You sail on the Stad Amsterdam

Shipping type: Clipper
Homeport: Amsterdam (NL)
Date built: 2000
Length: 76 m
Height of mast: 46,25 m
Sail: 2200 m2

A modern Clipper. Imagine yourself on a 19th century clipper when you board Stad Amsterdam, a modern version of the fast merchant ships of bygone days. The 60 metre long wooden deck, the high masts, the many yards and hundreds …

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Windseeker logs

  • A busy and productive day at sea

    Gulden Leeuw, July 2015


    – by Trainees Charlotte and Pernille

    Charlotte (26), UK We were lucky as a watch this morning and didn’t go on sail watch until 8 a.m. Some people had to get up to make breakfast but the rest of us enjoyed our lie-in and were bright-eyed and …

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  • Stad Amsterdam

    License to kill

    Stad Amsterdam

    Sandy Cay - British Virgin Islands

    – by captain Richard Slootweg

    Right now the last cruise of this winter and also my last cruise as captain on board the Clipper Stad Amsterdam is well underway. The  British Virgin Islands is the sailing area, as  already mentioned in the former log article. …

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STO Garant

This Journey is covered by the STO Garant guarantee. You can find the conditions for this guarantee scheme on STO Garant’s website (www.sto-garant.nl/en/downloads).

This process is automatic and you do not need to do anything else. After receiving your booking, Windseeker will send you detailed information on how and when to pay for your journey – together with all the other important details.


What does it mean?

In short: you do not pay the booking amount to Windseeker but instead into an escrow account. This trust account holds your payment in reserve until your journey’s end. The booking amount is then released to Windseeker on the day after your trip ends. If Windseeker or the Ship should become financially insolvent before the end of your trip, STO Garant will implement the guarantee. The Guarantee Scheme details how you can make a claim under the guarantee in such cases. You can read more about this here.