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Punta Arenas - Ushuaia
(Cruceros Australis)
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PUNTA ARENAS -> USHUAIA (or viceversa or roundtrip)
Cruceros Australis, 4 or 8 nights, luxury touristic cruise, from US$ 1.590
 

This page is valid for season 2020-2021.
For trips in season 2019-2020, please check here >

Cruceros Australis offers the alternative to sail in a luxury cruiser through the Magellan Strait and the Beagle Channel, exploring one of the most beautiful and pristine regions of the Southern edge of the Americas; reaching Cape Horn, the last piece of continental ground and meeting point of the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. The journey goes through channels, bays and fjords, disembarking in different points and visiting glaciers between Punta Arenas in Chile and the Argentinian city of Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego.
Itinerary

There are one-way-trips of 4 nights from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia or viceversa. Both passes at Cape Horn, the rest of the route is different. The journeys include several disembarks, visits to glaciers with short walks and fauna and flora watching.
It is also possible to buy a full roundtrip, starting either in Punta Arenas or Ushuaia (8 nights, with 2 visits to Cape Horn).
For a detailed description of each trip:

Dates

The cruise ship sails from end-September to early April; there are no trips during winter.
There is a strong demand for this cruise and they are often fully booked several months ahead.

 
Punta Arenas -> Ushuaia
Month
M/V Ventus Australis
M/V Stella Australis
Sept 20
21
29
   
Oct 20
7
15
23
31
   
19
27
Nov 20
8
16
24
4
12
20
28
Dec 20
2
10
18
26
6
14
22
30
Jan 21
3
11
19
27
7
15
23
31
Feb 21
4
12
20
28
8
16
24
March 21
8
16
24
4
12
20
April 21
1
     
 
Ushuaia -> Punta Arenas
Month
M/V Ventus Australis
M/V Stella Australis
Sept 20
25
Oct 20
3
11
19
27
   
23
31
Nov 20
4
12
20
28
8
16
24
Dec 20
6
14
22
30
2
10
18
26
Jan 21
7
15
23
31
3
11
19
27
Feb 21
8
16
24
4
12
20
28
March 21
4
12
20
28
8
16
24
April 21
3
     
     
 
Roundtrips of 8 Nights
Punta Arenas -> Ushuaia -> Punta Arenas
Ushuaia -> Punta Arenas -> Ushuaia
The departures are on the same dates as shown above, with exception of the last trip of the season from Ushuaia of each vessel (These trips end in Punta Arenas without returnig to Ushuaia).
 
Seasons table
Promotion

September; April

Low Season October; March 16 to 31
High Season November to March 15
 
Ships

The trips are done in the modern motor vessels Stella Australis and Ventus Australis with a capacity of 210 passengers each. They are specially built for navigating in these narrow channels. They count with advanced technology in navegation and safety, and high class facilities. The passengers can enjoy the view from wide decks, there is an infirmary, store, games hall, a small library and a gym. The activities on board are held in two comfortable lounges -Yamana and Sky- and in the dining room Patagonia.
For more information and pictures of the ships:

Ship Features
Stella Australis / Ventus Australis
Construction year
2010 / 2017
Total cabins
100
Passenger capacity
210

 

Cabins
This expedition cruiser have large cabins distributed on three decks, all of them with low beds, panoramic windows, private bathroom, heating, closet and safety boxes. The difference in the price lays mainly in the location of the cabins within the ship.
There are four larger cabins ("Superior") with a size of 20,5 m2 aproximately.
Rates

Rates in US-Dollars
The prices are per person in a double cabin. The rate includes full board, open bar and all activities and excursions in the program.
Single rate is 150% of the given category rate.
Important: There is an additional charge of US$ 65 for embarking taxes and national park entrance fees (US$ 80 on the 8-nights-cruise).

 
Seasons table
Promotion

September; April

Low Season October; March 16 to 31
High Season November to March 15
 
4-Night-Cruises
Punta Arenas -> Ushuaia
Ushuaia -> Punta Arenas
Cabin
Promotion
Low Season
High Season
B
US$ 1.590
US$ 1.990
US$ 2.590
A
US$ 2.162
US$ 2.670
US$ 3.499
AA
US$ 2.253
US$ 2.790
US$ 3.720
AAA
US$ 2.371
US$ 2.990
US$ 3.989
AA Sup*
US$ 2.794
US$ 3.474
US$ 4.485
AAA Sup*
US$ 2.915
US$ 3.628
US$ 4.750
 
8-Nights-Roundtrips:
Punta Arenas -> Ushuaia
-> Punta Arenas
Ushuaia -> Punta Arenas
-> Ushuaia
Cabin
Promotion
Low Season
High Season
B
US$ 2.862
US$ 3.582
US$ 4.662
A
US$ 3.892
US$ 4.806
US$ 6.299
AA
US$ 4.056
US$ 5.022
US$ 6.696
AAA
US$ 4.268
US$ 5.382
US$ 7.181
AA Superior
US$ 5.030
US$ 6.254
US$ 8.073
AAA Superior
US$ 5.247
US$ 6.531
US$ 8.550


How to make a reservation:

In TravelAid we can take your reservation with the following information:

- Full name
- Nationality
- Passport number
- Date and place of birth
- Occupation
- Country of residence

 


Facing the glacier (Foto: Brad Crooks)


Glacier Pía (Foto: N. Piwonka)


Penguins in the Magdalena Island (Foto: Mc Manus)


Patagonian Forest (Foto: N. Piwonka)


Excursion in zodiac (Foto: Mc Manus)


Cape Horn (Foto: Malte Sieber)


On excursion (Foto: Michael Defreitas)





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