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Kaweskar Route - Skorpios III

Overview

Take a cruise through the majestic Chilean fiords including visits to some of the world's largest glaciers outside the polar regions. With excursions ashore and opportunities to get close to some of the wildlife this trip is a fantastic way to see some of this beautiful, and rarely visited section of the world.

This is cruise is aboard the Skorpios III, which is a newly built and comfortable ship and has a selection of cabin classes to suit every budget. Click on the Ship Details tab for more information.

This cruise operates from October to April. 

Optional Activities :

Trip Code: CLTSSK4

Travel Style: Small Ship Cruise

Location: Chile

Ship: Skorpios III

Flights: We offer a range of flight options to meet your cruise. Contact us for more details. 

WHY CHOOSE THIS CRUISE?

  • Discover the incredible beauty of Patagonia, this is truly a transformative experience as you are left with newfound appreciation of the beautiful and pristine corners of our Earth. 

  • You will have the opportunity to see incredible natural wonders, complete with immense glaciers, deep fjords and beautiful snow capped peaks reflecting of pristine turquoise waters.

  • As you cruise through Patagonia, you will undertake this experience with a number of fellow passengers, allowing the opportunity to create incredible memories and indescribable experiences with newfound friends and fellow adventurers. 

  • This itinerary is easily combined with land-based tours of greater South America, or perhaps even taking the incredible journey to Antarctica, the most remote wilderness on Earth. 

CRUISE ITINERARY

Check in to the ship from 4pm. Shortly afters the ship departs from Skorpios Terminal in Puerto Natales, sailing through the Patagonian channels such as Kirke Narrowness, Morla Vicuña, Union, Collinwood and Sarmiento

Depart Puerto Natales

Early morning arrival at the Amalia Glacier where the ship gets closer to the Glacier. Panoramic view from the ship. Later in the morning we sail towards El Brujo Glacier and if the weather conditions allows, disembarkation on a rock to observe the Glacier. While lunch is being server we set sail to the Calvo Fjord and reach the Fiord early afternoon. Herr we take an excursion in a special motor boat, named Capitan Constantino. We will visit Fernando, Capitan Constantino and Alipio Glaciers, among others. Overnight we travel to Montañas Fjord.

El Brujo Glacier, Calvo Fjord

Early morning visit to the Montañas Fjord, where five glaciers slide down from the Sarmiento Mountains and into the sea. Later in the morning we take a visit to the Bernal Glacier, were a soft hiking can be done to the base of the Glacier. We also visit the Herman Glacier where we will sail in its bay and admire the beauty of the area and multicolored icebergs (this will depend on the tide). After this, we will visit the Alsina and Paredes Glacier. At dinner time we will set sail from the Montañas Fjord to the Kirke Narrowness crossing. In the evening there is a farewell party, Captain’s dinner and dance.

Montañas Fjord & return to Puerto Natales

Disembark the ship after breakfast.

Disembark

Add in additional highlights, spend more time in areas of particular interest to you, or extend your journey to visit other regions of Latin America or Antarctica.

 

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ITINERARY ADD-ONS

  • Before embarking on your voyage, why not experience the amazing wonders of two of South America’s most vibrant cities. A 9 Day Rio to Buenos Aires journey will be the perfect way to indulge in a mix of Latin American cultural experience and sights. From the awe-inspiring Christ the Redeemer, to the roaring cascades of Iguazu falls and the European avenues of Buenos Aires this is a spectacular way to experience this unique and dynamic corner of our world. Find out more

  • Amend your voyage to include the amazing wonders of untamed Patagonia by land. A 4-day itinerary at the amazing Las Torres Hotel, located right in the heart of the Las Torres Del Paine National Park is an incredible all-inclusive way to experience the indescribable beauty of Patagonia. Undertake hikes at the base of snow-capped peaks, discover pristine solitary lakes and valleys of far-reaching beauty as far as the eye can see. Find out more

  • Why not undertake an incredible journey to the world’s most remote wilderness? A 10-day Antarctica adventure will take you to the final frontier, take to the icy waters in a zodiac, be enthralled by ice-capped vistas and magnificent glaciers and introduce yourself to a host of Antarctic wildlife including penguins, seals and whales. Find out more.

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Important Information

  • Cabin Accommodation on board Skorpios III 
    All meals whilst on board 
    All scheduled landings & excursions
    Guiding and lectures by experienced expedition team leader & crew
    Tea & coffee station available 24hrs 

    Exclusions 

    International flights
    Port Taxes
    Transfers to/from Puerto Natales
    Any items not mentioned as included
    Visa fees (if applicable) 
    Travel insurance 
    Pre or post-cruise travel expenses
    Personal expenses such as laundry or on board communications (phone calls, faxes) 
    Gratuities for the crew

  • 2 (light adventure)
  • Available upon request, contact us for more details. 

  • Please Note: This itinerary operates on select departures from October to April 

    This itinerary may be subject to change depending on weather and ice conditions. 

  • Departure date, seasonality & availability. 

SPEAK TO A SPECIALIST

Talk to one of our Destination Specialists to plan your South American adventure and turn your dream into a reality. With exceptional knowledge and first hand experience, our consultants will assist in every way possible to make your journey the most memorable it can be, matching not only the itinerary, but the accommodation and activities to suit your style of travel and budget.

Sustainability

Being environmentally accountable is a crucial part of our organisation. Chimu is currently striving towards using less paper, taking several initiatives to do so and tracking our progress along the way. Our goal: A paperless organisation. For this reason, all information given to you will be sent electronically. We encourage those who choose to travel with us to support our aspirations and actions and ask that you reconsider printing out documentation. To view these documents, you can download them to your iPad or portable computer before and during your trip.

Chimu is passionate and dedicated to sustainability measures and understands the crucial part sustainability plays within the tourism industry.

We use local guides and office staff to both maximise local employment opportunities and minimise carbon footprint. Local guides also ensure you benefit from the intimate knowledge, passion and culture of the country you’re visiting. Our guides are all highly qualified (most with university degrees) or equip with many years of experience and are paid above the standard wage. Whether it be our knowledgeable local guides, locally produced meals or the transport on tour, we do not use imported goods when local products are available. We aim to minimise our impact on the environment and give as much back as possible to the communities we work in.

While visiting the many national parks, heritage sites, museums and landmarks our travellers are encouraged to explore whilst remaining culturally aware and sensitive. We further encourage you to buy appropriate souvenirs and discourage the buying of anything wrongfully made or taken from the environment i.e. shells and endangered species products. Information on how you can be environmentally conscious, and travel responsibly will be made available in our Travellers Guides and provided during your travels by guides and staff.

For more information on our sustainability policies, including how we are striving towards being a paperless organisation, click HERE