HISTORY

Cape Horn marks the northern boundary of the Drake Passage and marks where the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans meet.  It is named after the city of Hoorn in the Netherlands (January 25, 1616) and is the southernmost headland of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago of southern Chile, located on the small Hornos Island.

The waters around Cape Horn are particularly hazardous, owing to strong winds, large waves, strong currents and icebergs; these dangers have made it notorious as a sailor's graveyard.

 

    Swim Information:

  1.  Cost for this swim is of $8,500.00, per swimmer, based on 2 swimmers.
  2. The swim will start in Cape Horn and then on to the Beagle Channel to swim by the Italy glacier.
  3. Please note that this swim is subject to weather conditions.

       Services provided:

  1. Obtaining all permits from authorities.
  2. Insurance
  3. Ship and support boat with lifeguard to accompany swimmer for the duration of the swim.
  4. Transfer to/from Punta Arenas.
  5. 6 nights hotel stay for the swimmer (single occupancy) . Additional for guests.
  6. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinners.
  7. Certification of the swim.

       Reservation:

 Please fill out the form below to reserve and coordinate date of swim.

 Upon acceptance of application you must submit the following:

  1. Medical form.
  2. Copy of Passport.
  3.  A short biography of your swimming accomplishments, for press purposes.
  4. Submit your travel itinerary, specially your flight and date of arrival to Punta Arenas.

       Terms and Conditions:

  •     All fees shall be non-refundable once the swim has been approved by authorities.
  •     Subject to changes without notice.

Not Included:

  • - Tours
  • -Alcoholic Beverages

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