Australis

Australis

5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS

Punta Arenas – Ushuaia Route

 

DAY 1: PUNTA ARENAS

After welcome cocktail and reception on board, we start sailing through the Strait of Magellan.

DAY 2: AINSWORTH BAY & TUCKERS ISLET

We continue navigating through Almirantazgo Sound, arriving to the Alberto De Agostini National Park. From a distance we can see the Marinelli Glacier descending from the Darwin Mountain Range. Then we take a walk to discover a beaver dam in the marvelous sub polar Magellanic forest. Our sail continues to Tuckers Islets.

DAY 3: PIA GLACIER

Navigating along the main part of the Beagle Channel we reach Pia Fjord, where we disembark near Pia Glacier and take a short hike to a look-out point with a spectacular view of the entire glacier . Our sail continues along the northwest arm of the Beagle Channel through the majestic Glacier Alley.

 

 DAY 4: CAPE HORN & WULAIA BAY

We pass the Murray Channel and Nassau Bay and 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 and other native vegetation until we reach a look-out point.

DAY 5: USHUAIA

In the morning arrival at Ushuaia.

Please request further information for the following programs:

  • One way Route Ushuaia-Punta Arenas (03 or 04 Nights)
  • Punta Arenas Round Trip Route (03 Night Program) / Ushuaia Round trip Route (03 Nights)
  • Punta Arenas Round Trip program “Gauchos, penguins & glaciers” (combines terrestrial explorations and navigation: 05 or 06 nights)
  • Whale Watching program (04 Nights)