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Cape Horn

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Address: Tierra del Fuego, Hornos Island, Chile
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South America's most southern city.

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The end of the world

We sailed not only from east to west but turned and sailed also frim west to east. Only true sailors know the importance of this secret place on the planet. Hundreds of tall ships... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Leusden
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Leusden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We sailed not only from east to west but turned and sailed also frim west to east. Only true sailors know the importance of this secret place on the planet. Hundreds of tall ships and boat went to the bottom of two oceans here. The albatrosses symbolize the souls of thousands of sailors who lost their lives discovering the world,... More 

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Derry, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 616 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was exciting to cruise around the famous Cape Horn. Fortunately it was very calm and we had a smooth journey seemingly waves can get to 30 ft here. Scenery very like Ireland .

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an early highlight on our Midnatsol cruise from Punta Arenas to the Antarctic. No landing was possibly due to the heavy seas but the ship did a circumnavigation and we had fantastic views of the Cape, the Lighthouse and the monument with its poem to the ghosts of dead sailors. We certainly got a feeling of the power... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only current way to visit the Cape is by being a passenger on the Stella Australis cruise ship. Our visit was an early morning stop (7 a.m.) and we were fortunate to have decent weather. The seas were fairly calm near the landing site and even though it was windy, the winds were low enough to be safe. We... More 

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Las Vegas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

It is here that you feel like you are at the end of the world. We did a 3 night cruise with Australis Expeditions and they were able to get us to Cape Horn. Although it was a bit windy and raining we were able to go on land to see the sights. Pretty amazing to see and the views... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful, mystical auro surrounding this place, especially for the sailers. The wind, waves post great challenge for renowned navigators in history. It was an honor to shake the hands of the family stationed here!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We took the 7 day cruise from Ushuaia, Argentina to Punta Arenas, Chile and back to Ushuaia and are incredibly happy that we did! The highlight was to land twice on Cape Horn! The first landing, by zodiac boat, was, remarkably, in absolutely still seas, with clear blue skies overhead. The second, in 3' - 5' waves, was with overcast... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We took the four day cruise on the "Australis" from Punta Arenas, Chile to Ushuaia, Argentina. One of the highlights was sailing out into the Drake Passage to pass Cape Horn. The day we were there the seas were rolling with four foot swells which prevented us from boarding the Zodiacs and going ashore. While we were disappointed that we... More 

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Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Australis, Expedition Cruises, is the best way to get to Cape Horn and actually land there. An absolutely unique experience, without comparison.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We visited Cape Horn from the Stella Australis cruise ship. It was a breezy day with light rain - just the right atmosphere - but calm enough to get ashore.

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