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CROSSING THE ANDES BY BOAT
Pucón - San Martín de los Andes
Puerto Varas - Bariloche
(Cruce Andino o de Lagos)
CARRETERA AUSTRAL
Puerto Montt - Chaitén
Puerto Montt - Puerto Chacabuco
Chiloé - Chaitén
Quellón - Puerto Chacabuco
Hornopirén - Caleta Gonzalo
Weekend Cruises
Fiordo Quintupeu

(Skorpios)
LAGUNA SAN RAFAEL
From Puerto Montt:
Skorpios
From Pto. Chacabuco:
Catamaranes del Sur
From Bahía Exploradores:
Expedition Launches
PATAGONIAN CHANNELS
Puerto Montt - Puerto Natales (Navimag)
From Puerto Natales to Southern Ice Field
(Skorpios III)
TIERRA DEL FUEGO
Punta Arenas - Ushuaia
(Cruceros Australis)
Punta Arenas - Puerto Williams

 

PUERTO MONTT -> LAGUNA SAN RAFAEL -> PUERTO MONTT
Skorpios, 6 days / 5 nights, touristic cruiser, from US$ 1.400

Detailed description of the journey (Text Skorpios)

Saturday:
12.00 noon. Weigh anchor from Skorpios Terminal in Puerto Montt. Sailing through the Llanquihue archipelago. Catch sight of Calbuco city. Ancud Gulf, archipelago of Chiloe and Corcovado Gulf crossing at midnight.

Sunday:
08.00 hrs. Navigation through the Moraleda and Ferronave channels. Arrival at the fishing village of Puerto Aguirre at 11.00 hrs. 12.30 noon, continue sailing through Ferronave, Pilcomayo and Costa channels. At 21.30 hrs. approximately, anchor at Hualas cove or Punta Leopardos, 20 nautical miles from the San Rafael Glacier.

Monday:
07.30 hrs. Crossing of the San Rafael Lagoon entrance and Tempanos channel. 09.00 hrs. The ship enters the Lagoon and anchors at 2 kilometers away from the Glacier. Boat excursions among multicolored icebergs, if the weather allows to. 15.30 hrs. The ship gets closer to the Glacier. 17.00 hrs. Set sail to the Quitralco fjord.

Tuesday:
08.00 hrs. Berth at the Quitralco pier. After breakfast, passengers can take hotspring baths were the water temperature is at 32ºC and 30ºC, in covered and outside pools. If the weather allows to, boat excursions in motorboats through the inside of the fjord. 19.00 hrs. Sail towards Chiloe, navigating through the Moraleda and Perez Norte channels.

Wednesday:
08.00 hrs. Corcovado Gulf crossing. In this area, if the conditions allow to, there is a possibility of watching humpback whales and blue whales. Continue to sail through the oriental coast of the Chiloe island, Yal channel, Castro stream, arriving to this beautiful city at 15.00 hrs. Disembarkation to visit this place. 22.00 hrs. Set sail towards Puerto Montt through Lemuy, Dalcahue and Quicavi channels. Farewell party, Captain’ dinner, dance.

Thursday:
08.00 hrs. Docked at the Skorpios Terminal pier in Puerto Montt. 09.00 hrs. Breakfast, disembarkation and passengers’ transfer.
End of our services.

 

All images: Copyright by Skorpios.


The Skorpios II in front of the glacier San Rafael


Colorful ice


Excursion in the Quitralco fjord


Puerto Aguirre


Laguna San Rafael


The look-out near Puerto Aguirre

 

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