• Excursions Patagonia
  • Excursions Patagonia
  • Excursions Patagonia
  • Excursions Patagonia
  • Excursions Patagonia
  • Excursions Patagonia
  • Excursions Patagonia

PUNTA ARENAS Half-Day Departures: Daily. Year round
Travel Details

  • Private transportation (car or minibus).
  • Bilingual guide.
  • Admission ticket to museum.

The excursion starts heading to the Mirador hill, offering a panoramic view of the Strait of Magellan, Tierra del Fuego and the city itself. Then, it continues along the city’s main streets and avenues, observing the Monument to Magellan at the Muñoz Gamero Square. The tour proceeds along the Coastal Avenue that skirts the Strait of Magellan, to the Salesiano Regional Museum, which displays interesting historical documents about the primitive inhabitants of the region such as: Yaganes, Onas and Alacalufes. Then, continue through the avenues of the city, passing by the Shepherd Monument, symbol of the workers’ struggle at the end of the world. Finally, the graveyard is visited highlighting the well-kept gardens and lavish vaults. Return.
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PUNTA ARENAS Half-Day Departures: Daily, November through March
Travel Details

  • Private transportation (car or minibus).
  • Bilingual guide.
  • Admission ticket to national park or wilderness protected areas.

The excursion starts leaving northward of Punta Arenas, through the Brunswick Peninsula along the Strait of Magellan. The road diverges toward the Otway Sound, crossing a wonderful landscape of steppes, bays, and fjords. The tour passes by the Pecket mine, arriving at the nesting penguin site at last. This is an important nest site for the Magellan penguins (Sphenicus magallanicus) that live in large migratory colonies. Return.
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PUNTA ARENAS Full-Day Departures: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from December to February
Travel Details

  • Regular transportation.
  • Bilingual guide.
  • Navigation.
  • Admission tickets to national park or protected wilderness areas.

The excursion consists on a navigation through the Strait of Magellan to Magdalena Island, an important penguin nest site in Chile’s southernmost region, with more than 50,000 Magellan penguins pairs (Sphenicus magallanicus). Go ashore the island for a close observation of the penguins. At this place, a short walk is made to the lighthouse that dominates the entire island, enjoying a beautiful view of the Strait and Tierra del Fuego. Boxed lunch (not included). Return to Punta Arenas.
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PUERTO NATALES Half-Day Departures: Daily, year-round
Travel Details

  • Regular transportation.
  • Bilingual guide.
  • Boxed lunch.
  • Navigation.
  • Admission ticket to national park or protected wilderness area.

The excursion starts at the dock of Puerto Natales, sailing to the glacier Serrano, on the edge of the Last Hope Sound (Seno de Ultima Esperanza). The cruise enables to enjoy a wonderful landscape. Upon arrival, go ashore on the dock in front of the Serrano glacier, and a short walk is made, allowing a closer observation of the iced walls. Once on board the ship, the navigation proceeds to the Balmaceda glacier. Return.
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PUERTO NATALES Full-Day Departures: Daily, from October to April, (May to September, subject to confirmation)
Travel Details

  • Regular transportation.
  • Bilingual guide.
  • Lunch at Estancia Perales.
  • Navigation.

The excursion starts on the pier of Puerto Natales, beginning a navigation to the Serrano Glacier on one edge of the Ultima Esperanza Sound. The cruise allows the enjoyment of a beautiful landscape. On arriving, go ashore on the pier in front of the Serrano glacier, and a short walk is made to observe at a close distance the ice walls. The navigation continues to the pier of Estancia Perales, a typical Magellean estate. Disembark. Lunch at Estancia Perales. Return to Puerto Natales by land, traveling through an area of spectacular landscapes. En route, visit the Milodón cave, important archaeological and paleontological site of the region. Arrival in Puerto Natales.
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PUERTO NATALES Full-Day Departures: Daily, year-round
Travel Details

  • Regular transportation.
  • Bilingual guide.
  • Boxed lunch.
  • Admission ticket to national park or protected wilderness area.

The excursion starts, leaving from Puerto Natales toward the Milodón Cave, a huge cavern of 30 meter high and 70 meters deep. In 1896, Captain Hermann Eberhard found at this place the remains of a prehistoric animal called Milodón. The tour continues through hills and extended plains of the Chilean Patagonia. Then, it enters to the spectacular Torres del Paine National Park, World Biosphere Reserve, where Pumas, foxes, Guanacos, and rheas coexist in forests of Lenga, Coigües and Magellan barberry (Calafate). During the excursion, admire the Salto Grande, through which Lake Nordeskjöld drains into Lake Pehoé. The Cuernos del Paine, amazing granite massifs complement the landscape. Then, proceed along the bank of lake Pehoé to Lake Grey. At this place, stop for lunch with view of the floes coming from the Grey glacier. Then, the excursion resumes to Amarga lagoon, enjoying an impressive view of the Torres del Paine. Return.