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Stella Australis Cruise / Punta Arenas - Ushuaia

5 days / 4 nights Code: AUS006

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Explore the Chilean Patagonia through this route, where you can enjoy the natural beauty of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego touring the beautiful fjords and islands of southern Chile.


Navigation through the legendary Strait of Magellan and Beagle Channel.
Navigation through the glaciers, channels and fjords of the Darwin Mountain Range.
The areas declared by the United Nations as the most virgin ones in the world.
Flora and Fauna of great beauty: native forests, sea lions, seals, cormorans, exotic flowers, dolphins, etc.
One of the largest penguin colonies in the southern hemisphere.
Cape Horn, the point where the Pacific and the Atlantic oceans merge. That United Nations declared as the most virgin one in the world.

Day 1 - Punta Arenas
Check in at Magallanes 990, Punta Arenas, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Stella Australis Cruise ship boarding at 6:00 p.m. The Captain and crew give a welcome cocktail reception on board. Immediately afterward, the ship departs for “the uttermost part of the earth”. Our excursion will take us through the Strait of Magellan and Beagle Channel to explore one of the most breathtaking wilderness regions in the world: Southern Patagonia, and Tierra del Fuego. We have just embarked on a Great Adventure!

Day 2 - Ainsworth Bay – Tucker Islet
At dawn, we continue navigating through Almirantazgo Sound until finally arriving near Marinelli Glacier in Ainsworth Bay, where we enjoy a walk to discover a beaver dam in the midst of a marvelous Magellanic forest. On the beach we observe a colony of elephant seals. Later we visit Tucker Islet, where we view colonies of Magellanic Penguins and Cormorants from the Zodiac boats. The islet’s penguins migrate in April; as a replacement we visit Brookes Bay, for a short walk to see a glacier.

Day 3 - Pia Glacier - Glacier Alley
We navigate through the main part of Beagle Channel to reach Pia Bay, where we disembark near Pia Glacier. We take a short hike to a lookout point with a spectacular view of the entire glacier tongue, stretching from high in the mountains all the way to the sea. After this unforgettable experience, we sail again along the northwest arm of Beagle Channel through majestic “Glacier Alley”: Spain, Romanche, Germany, Italy, France and Holland glaciers.

Day 4 - Cape Horn – Wulaia Bay
We sail through Beagle and Murray channels to reach and disembark in Cape Horn National Park (weather permitting). Cape Horn, on Hornos Island, is a sheer, 425-meter (1,394-foot) high rocky promontory. This mythical place is known as the “End of the Earth”; a visit is a singular privilege. The park was declared a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in June 2005. In the afternoon, we go ashore in historic Wulaia Bay, once the site of one of the region’s largest aboriginal settlements. This area is also renowned for the mesmerizing beauty of its vegetation and geography. We walk through a Magellanic forest of Lengas, Coigües, Canelos, ferns and other native vegetation to reach a lookout point.

Day 5 – Ushuaia
Arrival to Ushuaia, Argentina’s most important city on Tierra de Fuego, and the southernmost city in the world. We disembark at 8:00 a.m., enabling you to get an early start on visiting the city and national parks, and on continuing your trip through Patagonia.


  • Bird watching
  • Excursion
  • Sailing

Today rates

Rates in USD (US Dollars), per person

Low Season 2016-2017
Accommodations IncludedSingleDouble
  • Cabin B
  • Cabin A
  • Cabin AA
  • Cabin AAA
  • Cabin AA Superior
  • Cabin AAA Superior
  • USD Dollar
  • CLP Chilean Peso
IMPORTANT: Rates in Chilean pesos will be confirmed at the momento of the reservation.

2015-2016 Season:
  • Low Season: October 2015, March 19 and 26, 2016.
  • High Season: November 7, 2015 to March 12, 2016.
  • Promotional Season: September 26, 2015 and April 2, 2016

  • 2016-2017 Season:
  • Low Season: October 2016, March 18 and 25, 2017.
  • High Season:November 5, 2016 to March 11, 2017.
  • Promotional Season: September 24, 2016 and April 1, 2017.

  • Departures from Punta Arenas:
    January 2016:2-9-16-23-30
    February 2016:6-13-20-27
    March 2016: 5-12-19-26
    April 2016: 2
    September 2016: 24
    October 2016: 1-8*-15-22*-29
    November 2016: 5*-12-19*-26
    December 2016: 3*-10-17*-24-31*
    January 2017: 7-14*-21-28*
    February 2017: 4-11*-18-25*
    March 2017: 4-11*-18-25*
    April 2017: 1

    *Disembarking time: 09:30 am

    A Cabins:
    Located on the second deck of the ship, equipped with twin beds 1.20 m (3.9 ft) wide.
    AA Cabins:
    Low beds (double base), private facilities, independently controlled Heater, safety box, wardrope, large window to enjoy views, 220/110 Volts power U.S. type electricity connectors (adapters available).
    AAA Cabins:
    Low beds (double base), private facilities, independently controlled Heater, safety box, wardrope, large window to enjoy views, 220/110 Volts power U.S. type electricity connectors (adapters available).
    B Cabins:
    Located on the second deck. They are equipped with twin size beds, 3.9 ft wide.

    • Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
    • Open Bar.
    • Daily land excursions.
    • Welcome and good-bye drinks.
    • Whisky and hot chocolate during the excursions to the glaciers.
    • All activities inside the ship.

    Not included:
    • Air ticket
    • Extras.
    • Optional tours and transfers in ports.
    • Port taxes: US$50.-

    Children rate:
    • From 0 to 3 years old free sharing bed with parents.
    • Children from 4 to 12 years old, 50% discount sharing cabin with adult.

    • We recommend sports clothing for both women and men. Summer nights and sometimes during the days the Magellan climate is cold. We recommend sweaters, jackets, pants and rain garments during the excursions. For exploring and walking, gloves and a pair of firm shoes or boots are suitable.

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