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Cape Horn

| Tierra del Fuego, Hornos Island, Chile
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To visit the end of the world this is where you must go

You can't get here by car or plane. You visit as part of a several day small ship expedition. The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Carl C
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Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
An island off Land's End

I always visioned Cape Horn as a cape at the end of the continent and was very surprised that it is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Teresa H
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Texada Island, Canada
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South America's most southern city.
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| Tierra del Fuego, Hornos Island, Chile
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Reviewed 3 days ago

You can't get here by car or plane. You visit as part of a several day small ship expedition. The landing on the island is not assured Some say 50/50. Your depart the ship in a zodiac is the weather is OK per the captain....More

Thank Carl C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always visioned Cape Horn as a cape at the end of the continent and was very surprised that it is actually an island off the lands end. The island is small and really not notable but as it is all about geography, the southern...More

Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We took a four day cruise on the Stella Australis from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia. We had a wet landing from a zodiac (got one foot wet) to land at Cape Horn. After climbing up 300 or so steps, we were on mostly level ground...More

Thank fuzzyfred
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This was the highlight of our discovery trip in Patagonia. We were greeted by the officer of the Chilean army who spends a whole year there with his family. We walk twice to the seagull monument; first time the wind was so fast we could...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I just completed a four night cruise on the Stella Australis, sailing from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia. It was a wonderful experience. Landing at Cape Horn is obviously weather dependent. We were fortunate to have perfect conditions: sunny and calm seas. In fact not only...More

1  Thank Midwesterner44
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This is a special place for sailors and history buffs. The bad weather and frightening seas are the stuff of legend and there are over 200 shipwrecks of the cape. I was a little bit disappointed that we had excellent weather rounding the cape at...More

1  Thank FunOnly
Reviewed 26 February 2017

As part of our once-in-a-lifetime bucket list cruise, we were scheduled to go around Cape Horn and through the Drake Passage into Antarctica. As luck would have it, we had beautiful weather for this amazing trip. I feel blessed to have experienced this event.

1  Thank lurcherm
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We sailed on the 198th Cruise from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas and made four landings including one at Cape Horn. Although advertised as 4 day trip, it was really three days and nights as we did not sail until 19:45 on the first day, but...More

Thank Giddi
Reviewed 4 February 2017 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...More

Thank TomWildenburg
Reviewed 27 January 2017

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 .

1  Thank holidayseeker
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rohiniraja
We are planning to take a cuise from Buenos Aires to Santiago, Chile at he end of Feb, 2018. Any tips?
16 March 2017|
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Response from TomWildenburg | Reviewed this property |
We took the Seabourne Quest. Top ship and luxurious travels. Beware that everything is on board and taken care of so leave all thermo gear at home. Don't take thick coats etc with you. Summer, even in Antarctica is warm... More
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Ronnie H
Me and my wife planning to take the crouse of Norwegian Sun passing the Cape Horn starting Buenos Aires toward Santiago on mid April 2017 My wife is terrify and afraid of the dangers in this area, is the weather there can be bad for Tendency to dizziness , is it really danger over there? Your real help full answer can is highly important.....
7 January 2017|
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Response from VAChuck | Reviewed this property |
Hello, The reputation is that it can be rough. We were at Cape Horn about a year ago and the crew said they had never seen it so calm. Usually when the two oceans collide there is a lot of play in the water. We just got... More
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