Join one of the most exciting voyages in the world as you sail across the Atlantic Cape to Cape via Antarctica in 2025.
This is probably the most bucket list inducing adventure on the high seas. An ocean voyage to a remote and rarely visited part of the planet on a world class traditional tall ship where you are the crew. This trip starts in the Ushuaia Argentina and sails transatlantic to Cape Town in South Africa with remote Atlantic island stops and exploration in Antarctica.
Dates: 24-02-2025 until 16-04-2025, 52 days
Embarkation: Ushuaia, Argentina.
Disembarkation: Cape Town, South Africa
Fare: € 17.680 p.p. in a 4/5p cabin; € 21.060 p.p. in a 2p cabin*
*The landing fees for South Georgia are not yet included in this fare.
A true offshore expedition to Antarctica
The Cape to Cape voyage is an adventure for all nature and sailing lovers. The places you’ll land offer a remarkable wildlife with unique species, sometimes in surprising quantities.
Your voyage offers all nature lovers a special opportunity to meet with some of the most unspoiled environments of this world. During this 52-day voyage the tall ship aims to visit a number of remarkable areas like the South Shetland Islands, the Antarctic Peninsula and the Weddell Sea with her many icebergs. This voyage is the perfect combination for those who wish to admire nature on some of the most remote places of the earth end experience the wide open ocean during the longer periods sailing at sea.
South Georgia & Tristan da Cunha
After your visit to Antarctica you will sail towards the sub-Antarctic island South Georgia with its spectacular scenery and outstanding wildlife and then on to the remotest inhabited island of the world: Tristan da Cunha.
Here, in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, lives a small community on top of an active volcano. Your voyage ends in the South African capital Cape Town.
Your vessel is a sail training ship which means you will be mustered as voyage crew. But don’t worry, you’ll receive thorough safety training. Being part of the crew is definitely a major part of this amazing experience. And what’s great is that no prior sailing experience is necessary although it’s recommended for all off-shore experiences so you’re sure it’s the right kind of trip for you! This is an adventure open to everyone. While on deck you will work side by side with the permanent crew. Join the watch system, take the helm, assist with manoeuvres and navigation, make the weather observations, learn to furl the sails, and so much more. Lectures will be given regarding basic sail theory, watch responsibilities, line handling, navigation, and steering. You’ll be an old sea-dog in no time.
Your level of participation will partly depend on your interest level as well as your physical condition. Everything on board is done in a “Dutch” style which means no yelling or whistle blowing just good team work.
As you can imagine, a transatlantic crossing is a team effort. It won’t take long at all before your fellow voyage crew feel like family. And unless you think it’s all work – your vessel has plenty of places and opportunities to relax. There’s a lounge, library, deckhouse, and even a poker corner. Find your spot and kick back to feel the wind in your hair and dream big out on the wide blue ocean.
Places on this incredible voyage are extremely limited so get in touch if you’d like to be part of this amazing adventure.
Bookings for 2025 open on 30th November 2023 12:00 hrs (midday) CEST (Central European Summer Time). Any bookings received before this time will not be processed to give everyone a fair chance so we advise you make your enquiry with Another World Adventures today so we can get you the booking forms and you can be ready to apply when the booking window opens.
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Why you'll love this adventure
- A real expedition voyage to Antarctica and transatlantic crossing between the Capes
- Full digital detox! Truly switch off, there's no phone reception in the middle of the ocean
- Visit remote South Georgia and Tristan da Cunha
- See remarkable wildlife with unique species found nowhere else on earth
24 February 2025
16 April 2025
It is a true privilege to explore this part of the world and the operator is a member of IAATO and operates according to the IAATO guidelines. Therefore all itineraries are a guideline in accordance to the best practice for visitors to Antarctica and landings can not be guaranteed. During this 52-day voyage you will visit a number of remarkable areas like the South Shetland Islands, the Antarctic Peninsula and the Weddell Sea with her many icebergs. After your visit to Antarctica the ship will sail towards the sub-Antarctic island South Georgia with its spectacular scenery and outstanding wildlife, followed by the remotest inhabited island of the world: Tristan da Cunha. Here, in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, lives a small community on top of an active volcano. Your voyage ends in the South African city of Cape Town.
- All meals on board plus tea, coffee and water
- Sailing instruction from the ship’s crew
- Bedding and towels
- Travel to and from the ship
- Drinks from the bar
- Travel and medical insurance (specialist policy required)
The ship is ideal for ocean crossings and longer voyages, with various places for relaxing: library, lounge, poker corner and deckhouse. These different areas allow you to do your own thing. Perhaps some quiet reading or a more active role in the social life in the deckhouse.
In the aft of the ship you have the library. This is usually the most quiet place of the ship so ideal to read a book or work on your own logbook. On tweendeck level you will find the lounge. Breakfast is served here but this room also is used by the guides to have their lectures and show their movies. In the deckhouse you will find the ships bar and nice benches to meet your fellow crew.
There are four 2-person cabins, four 4-person cabins and four 6-person cabins. The classic bunks are very comfortable. Every bunk has its own sheet, duvet and covers. You do not have to bring your own sleeping bags. Towels will be provided too. All cabins are provided with ensuite shower and toilet.
At sea it is very important to eat and drink well. An experienced cook and cooks mate prepare excellent meals every day. You will be suprised by the variaty of dishes. The cook will often use local ingredients from the ports we visit. And if allowed a fresh caught fish will be on the menu as well.
The general meal times on board are:
- Breakfast: 07:00 – 09:00
- Lunch: 13:00
- Dinner: 19:00
- Coffee and tea: 10:00, 14:00, 16:00, 20:00
Baking of bread and cookies is done at night. At sea, midnight snacks are prepared, usually during the dog watch (24:00-04:00)
During the day there are fixed coffee and tea breaks (10h00, 14h00, 16h00 and 20h00). Of course coffee and tea is available to you all the time. Meals usually are served with dairy and juice. We recommend you to bring a waterbottle from home which you can use to (re)fill with water.
Extra drinks like softdrinks and beer and wine can be ordered at the bar. You will pay your barbill at the end of the voyage (in cash).
If you are vegetarian or suffer from a food allergy please let us know on the booking form. The cooks on board the ship are very creative and serve a broad variaty of menu’s. However due to the size of the galley, the possibilities are limited and for example, the ship is not able to cater for vegans. It is possible to request a vegetarian meal.
If you suffer from a food allergy, please let us know as soon as possible and the ship will discuss with the cooks to see what is possible.
Keep in mind several ingredients are used in the gally like nuts and gluten. If you allergic to this the cook will provide for seperate dishes and menu’s. However on board and in the galley these ingredients are present.
Who is this trip for?
- All ages 18-73 (an additional health statement for all guests from the age of 65)
- All nationalities (main language spoken on the ship is English)
- All levels of sailing experience from complete novices to experienced sailors
Originally built in 1910, this beautifully restored Dutch tall ship has been crossing oceans and seas on a regular basis since 2000 and has a reputation of a ship that really sails.
Following the favourable winds of traditional sailing routes has brought her to all the continents sailing both the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Ocean, thus earning her nick name ‘ocean wanderer’.
Crew and guests join the ship from all over the world and all ages. As a sail training vessel, everyone on board is assigned to the watch system to help sail the ship - navigating, taking the helm and handling the sails. Sailing experience is not required just a desire to sail to new horizons and experience all aspects of a sailor’s life on board: The wind, the sea, new friends and adventure.
Sail Cape to Cape via Antarctica 2025
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