|You will see the amazing Patagonian territory
where man has survived, struggling against the violence of the wild,
and where the histories of the Yaganes, Onas, Fueguinos and Alacalufes
Indians are enmeshed. In short, this trip is full of memories.
M/V TERRA AUSTRALIS CRUISE ITINERARY (SATURDAYS)
(SEASON - SEPTEMBER TO MARCH)
Sail south through the Strait of Magellan and
the Magdalena Channel.
Combining across Agostini Bay to reach out the
local glacier; motor boats and Zodiacs will take you within touching
distance. At noon, sail for the Beagle Channel.
Pass the Western side of Beagle Channel, enjoying
the beauty of the Glaciers Espana, Francia, Romanche, Alemania,
Holanda and Italia, to reach Puerto Williams in the afternoon.
This morning arrive in Ushuaia, Argentina. Day
at leisure to visit the city. Sail at midnight for Harberton.
Go ashore and have a tour of a typical Argentine
farm in Tierra del Fuego, founded in 1886. Set sail at noon, cross
the Beagle Channel and arrive at Garibaldi Bay.
Morning arrival in the North - West side of
the Beagle Channel and its Glaciers. Once in Garibaldi Bay, approach
the glaciers by boat. At midday, sail through Ballenero and Ocasion
Return through the Strait of Magellan to reach
Magdalena Island, North of Punta Arenas (**). Disembark and mingle
with the large penguin colony followed by a visit to the lighthouse.
After breakfast, disembark and transfer for
(**) Only November through March season.
CHILEAN FJORD CRUISE
There is no comparable cruise of the South American
Pacific coasts, and only a few anywhere else in the world. On this
journey you will enjoy an extraordinary variety and beauty of scenery,
in the comforts of your cruise boat. Appreciate the sights of the
ocean, mountains, icebergs, canals, islands, rivers, valleys, fjords,
small harbours, fishing villages, hamlets, craftsmen at work and
folklore demonstrations, all at the same time. M/V Skorpios I and
M/V Skorpios II, have spacious salon-dining rooms serving carefully
selected and prepared seafood from the waters of the area, as well
as regional dishes supplemented with fine Chilean wines.
M/V SKORPIOS ITINERARY (SATURDAYS)
(SEASON - SEPTEMBER TO APRIL)
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4 Day / 3 Night Ferry Cruising
Puerto Montt - Puerto Natales
Channels, fjords and remote islands! This cruise
on the Navimag ferry will be a highlight, with some incredibly beautiful
scenery that will be encountered throughout the journey. Going around
the picturesque island of Traiguen you will come out into the Pacific
Ocean through the Bay of Anna Pink to cross the impressive Golfo
de Pens (Gulf of Sorrows). While the ship is being manoeuvred through
these cold waters, warmer activities take place inside take place
inside, such as the welcome cocktail party, history classes, to
better understand the surroundings along with indoor games and much
more. The ship will then enter the fascinating Messier Channel,
through the English Narrows and onto Puerto Eden, where the anchor
is dropped. This village, located in the islands of Wellington is
the last remaining of the old Alacalufe Indian villages. As you
sail along you will be admiring the most awesome glaciers and millenarian
ice formations, you have ever seen. The journey continues through
the Kirke Pass, only 40 metres wide, arriving in Puerto Natales,
your disembarkation point, a village of 170 000 inhabitants located
253 Kms North of Punta Arenas, Capital of the Magallanes region
or to the Torres del Paine National Park.
Remember that basically this is a ferry service;
it has mainly 4 berth cabins, some with and without private facilities.
The food is almost cafeteria style, but the enormity of the fjords
and gorges coupled with some of the most pristine, scenery will
live with you long after the cruise experience!