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PUERTO NATALES -> SOUTHERN ICE FIELD -> PUERTO NATALES
Skorpios, 4 days / 3 nights, luxury cruise, from US$ 1.690

Detailed description of the journey (Text Skorpios)

Day 1 (Tuesday/Friday):
16.00 hrs. Passenger reception. 17.15 hrs. Safety speech about the vessel, the place will be determined that day. Departure from Puerto Natales between 17.30 and 18.00 hrs. Sailing through Angostura Kirke, Morla, Vicuña, Unión, Collingwood and Sarmiento channels.

Day 2 (Wednesday/Saturday):
08.00 hrs. Arrival at Amalia Glacier. The vessel approaches the glacier. Panoramic view from the ship. 09.30 hrs. Disembarkation on a nearby beach, soft hiking through the beach, flora and rocks, arriving to a viewpoint where we can appreciate this beatiful glacier. 11.30 hrs. Sailing for El Brujo Glacier. 14.00 hrs. Arrival at El Brujo Glacier. Weather and ice permitting, passengers can disembark and contemplate this glacier from a nearby rock.
15.30 hrs. Get sailing to amazing Calvo Fjord. 17.10 hrs. Arrival at Calvo Fjord and excursion on the "Capitán Constantino" icebreaker, appropriate to navigate between the ice. Visit to the Fernando, Capitán Constantino and Alipio glaciers, among others. 20.00 hrs. Sail towards Montañas Fjord.

Day 3 (Thursday/Sunday):
09.00 hrs. Visit to Montañas Fjord, from where you can see four glaciers, that slide down the Sarmiento Mountains to the sea, two of them are on our route. 09.30 hrs. Visit to Alsina Glacier, excursion on our boats, to explore this small bay and its glaciar, enjoying its beauty and enormous mountains surrounding. 10.30 hrs. Return to Skorpios III. Continue sailing through Montañas Fjord toward Bernal Glacier. 11.15 hrs. Disembarkation on Bernal Glacier. Iniciate a soft walking in a small native forest, and then crossing through a stream, which crosses a glacier water lagoon. Continue soft hiking over front and side moraines. Arrival at glacier. Here, passengers can feel and touch the ice, and appreciate the iceberg melting. 12.45 hrs. Passengers return to the ship, which is in the natural water supplying phase. This water, provided from a cascade, is used on board for all ship services. 14.00 hrs. Skorpios III continues sailing through Montañas Fjord, we will be able to see Herman and Zamudio glaciers from the ship.
17.45 hrs. Arrival at White Angostura. Disembarkation. Then, on the excursion boats, sailing among island and rocks, enjoying the native fauna and flora. 19.30 hrs. Returning to the ship and preparating for Captain's dinner.
21.00 hrs. Farewell Party. Captain's Dinner and dance. Navigation through Almirante Montt gulf.

Day 4 (Friday/Monday):
Arrival to Puerto Natales between 02.00 and 07.00 hrs, depending on wind conditions, to reach Skorpios Terminal. Between 08.00 and 09.30 hrs. Passengers leave the ship, those who have hired the service, transfer to the Punta Arenas airport by coach (consult fees).
End of ou service.

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Note: The program and schedules may change depending on weather conditions or force majeure. Also, disembarkations will depend on the authorization of the captain of the ship, who will evaluate the safety and ice conditions of each place. Timings of lectures and activities will be informed during the sailing.

 

All images: Copyright by Skorpios.


In the Calvo Fjord


Waterfall in a narrow fiord


Calvo Fjord


Channels in Patagonia


Glacier Amalia

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