Voyage to the uttermost "End of the Earth"
Cruise through the Strait of Magellan and Beagle Channel aboard a small luxury expedition ship. You will also have a chance to explore two of the most beautiful and untouched places on Earth: Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego, and visit Cape Horn known as the "End of the Earth."
Short on time? We also offer a 4-day cruise in the opposite direction from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas.
5-day cruise with daily excursions & lectures, including landing at Cape Horn (subject to weather conditions)
- Spending a day touring spectacular Pia glacier and Glacier Alley
- Navigate through the famous Beagle Channel
- Explore UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve Cape Horn National Park at the "End of the Earth"
- Board zodiac boats to view Magellanic penguins and cormorants up close!
Duration: 5 days Start Location: Punta Arenas End Location: UshuaiaDownload Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Punta Arenas
Check in at Punta Arenas and boarding by evening. Welcome cocktail reception on board.
Day 2 : Ainsworth Bay & Tuckers Islet
We'll arrive at Ainsworth Bay inside of Alberto De Agostini National Park. From a distance we may see the Marinelli Glacier, then walk to a beaver dam in the Magellanic forest. Later, we sail to Tuckers Islets and after lunch board zodiac boats to view Magellanic Penguins and cormorants. In September and April this excursion is replaced by a trip to Brookes Bay, where we land for a short walk to a glacier.
Day 3 : Pia Glacier & Glacier Alley
We navigate along the Beagle Channel to reach Pia Fjord, where we disembark near Pia Glacier. We take a short hike to a lookout point with a spectacular view. We continue sailing along the northwest arm of the Beagle Channel through majestic “Glacier Alley.”
Day 4 : Cape Horn & Wulaia Bay
We'll sail through the Murray Channel and Nassau Bay to reach Cape Horn National Park, where we will disembark (weather permitting). In the afternoon, we go ashore at historic Wulaia Bay, once the site of one of the region’s largest Yamana aboriginal settlements. We will walk through a Magellanic forest of Lengas, Coihues, Canelos, ferns, and other native vegetation to reach a lookout point.
Day 5 : Ushuaia
Arrival at Ushuaia and disembark.
DATES: Best time to go: January - March, November - December Departures: Mar 8 - 12, 2014 M/V Stella Australis Mar 13 - 17, 2014 M/V Via Australis Mar 15 - 19, 2014 M/V Stella Australis Mar 21 - 25, 2014 M/V Via Australis Mar 22 - 26, 2014 M/V Stella Australis Mar 29, 2014 - Apr 2, 2014 M/V Stella Australis Apr 5 - 9, 2014 M/V Stella Australis
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*Single rate applies in B or A category.
PROMOTIONAL DEPARTURES - September & April
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