ROUTE USHUAIA/PUNTA ARENAS (4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS)

The end of the world is waiting and Australis Cruises runs through it with you. En route Ushuaia - Punta Arenas know the most beautiful of Patagonia. During the trip enjoy the splendor andbeauty of natural landscapes and unique on board a boatcomfortable and conditioned to stay as pleasant as possible.

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Day 1: Depart from Ushuaia

Check in between 09:00 and 16:00 at San Martín 409, Ushuaia.At 17:00 pm, embark on the cruise. The crew, led by their captain will welcome you on board. Cocktails with your fellow travelers will. Later, the ship set sail for the End of the World. Across the Beagle Channel and the Strait of Magellan to explore Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego. It is the beginning of a great adventure.

Day 2: Morning: Cape Horn

            Afternoon: Wulaia Bay

Sail through the Murray Canal and Nassau Bay to arrive at Cape Horn National Park disembark weather permitting. The legendary Cape Horn was discovered in 1616 and is a promontory, almost 425 meters high. For years he was a major shipping route of sailing ships between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Known as the end of the world. It was declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in June 2005. In the afternoon disembark at Wulaia Bay, historic site that was one of the settlements of the native Yamana largest in the region. Charles Darwin landed here during his voyage aboard the HMS Beagle on January 23, 1833. This place also offers a mesmerizing beauty of its vegetation and geography. We will reach a gazebo, walking through the forest Magellanic Lengas, coigües, cinnamon ferns and other species.

Day 3: Piloto and Nena glaciers.

Morning sail through the desolate Brecknock and Occasion channels and Cockburn Channel in the afternoon to anchor after lunch in Chico. Our adventure begins in the Zodiac boats. Sail to get into the fjord where we can appreciate Alakaluf from boats beautiful waterfalls, and Piloto and Nena glaciers. Call attention to the deep blue of the glacier pilot, due to compression and seniority. Learn about the formation of glaciers and their influence on the rugged geography of the fire-Patagonian channels.

Day 4: Isla Magdalena and arrival in Punta Arenas

Early in the morning, if weather conditions permit, we will disembark on Magdalena Island in the Strait of Magellan, it was an essential for the supply of the ancient navigators and discoverers. This island is home to an immense colony of Magellanic penguins that we can watch during our walk to the lighthouse, which guides ships on their passage through the strait. In September and April this excursion is replaced by a landing at Marta Island South Americans to observe sea lions from the Zodiac boats. After our southern adventure in Punta Arenas, disembarking at the city at 11:30 hours.

 

Departure from Ushuaia: Saturday

Arrival to Punta Arenas: Tuesday

 

The excursions described in the itineraries are usuallypossible to be made.

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