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Uruguay - South Africa (V4/22) (St Helena)

Montevideo (South America) - Durban (Africa)

Approx 16 Nights, From only €CALLpp

IT IS POSSIBLE TO BOOK THIS VOYAGE

 

Actual departure date is detemined by completion of cargo operations and can change. It is essential that all travel plans are booked flexibly and as close to departure as possible to accomodate this eventuality.

Repeat passengers of RMS St Helena (in her former role) should be aware that the line voyages offered are traditional cargo ship voyages - not cruises - and whilst the accomodation overall is of a higher standard, should not be compared with cruises to/from the island of St Helena. Menu choices and on board services are limited to those available more generally on cargo ships. 

Please visit www.sthelenavoyages.com for images of cabins and on board facilities.

Departing on/around 10th December 2022 +/- 5 days

Voyage arriving Durban about 26th December 2022.

There are three grades of cabin available on board available for sole use and two sharing twin or bunk bed.

Fare guide for C deck cabins from £per person (two sharing), £ for sole occupancy.

Fare guide for A deck cabins from £per person (two sharing), £ for sole occupancy.

Travel to/from vessel in port of embarkation/disembarkation and to/from home country not included in fare.

Please check with your own government overseas travel office for visa requirements.

Fares are based on / settled in GBP, Euro rates shown are indicative only based on £1.00/€1.20

Cabin prices per person per day in GBP:

A deck: £175.00 basis two sharing, £262.50 sole use, £140.00 triple sharing

C Deck: £120.00 basis two sharing, £180.00 sole use, £96.00 triple sharing

Penthouse & B Deck: £250 basis two sharing, £375.00 sole use, £200.00 triple sharing

St Helena Voyages

The 6,767 gross ton ship Saint Helena is now the transport facility and floating VIP hospitality club for the Extreme E Racing Series which stages a number of electric 4x4 off road vehicle races in extreme locations around the globe in locations such as the deserts of Saudi Arabia and the cold wastes of the Arctic.

The ship is used to transport the teams Odyssey race cars and all of the ancillary equipment and cargo associated with putting on a modern racing event in extreme and remote locations.

Around the time of the race events the ship is used extensively to host and entertain the teams and their partners sponsors and affiliates including the world class drivers associated with the racing series but during the passages between race locations the ship is lightly utilised providing an opportunity to offer passage to fee paying passengers on the various transport legs between races.

The ship boasts 60 guest cabins and has benefited from a massive multi-million euro top to bottom rebuild during 2020 and 2021 during which all of the interior was totally refurbished and all of the mechanical and engineering functions of the ship were completely overhauled.

There is an 80 seat restaurant, a VIP lounge bar with outdoor terrace and semi enclosed smoking area as well as an executive day lounge available for use by passengers. Each deck also features a service pantry stocked with soft drinks and snacks which are complementary to passengers.

The St Helena has a fascinating history as she was the last operational “RMS” (Royal Mail Ship) Serving for some 24 years as the lifeline supply vessel to the island of Saint Helena in the South Atlantic. The island had no airport and therefore practically all cargo and equipment taken to the island was carried on the Saint Helena including mail deliveries and the carriage of passengers arriving and departing from the island. During her time as the supply vessel to the island the ship sailed a routine passage program in all weathers through the South Atlantic ocean and as such holds a special place in the heart of all the “Saints” as the Islanders of Saint Helena are known. She now has a new personality, is operating very differently than in her previous role and expectations should be carefully adjusted.

St Helena

Tonnage                  6,767 GT

Length                    105 m (344 ft)[1]

Beam                      19.2 m (63 ft)

Draft                       6 m (20 ft)

Installed power      6,532 kW

Speed                     14.5 knots (26.9 km/h; 16.7 mph)

Capacity                 125 passengers, 1,800 tonnes cargo

* Maximum passenger age - 75 years old upon return.

16 Nights | Montevideo (South America) - Durban (Africa) | €CALLpp (2 Sharing)

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