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TIERRA DEL FUEGO
Punta Arenas - Ushuaia
(Cruceros Australis)
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PUNTA ARENAS -> USHUAIA (or viceversa or roundtrip)
Cruceros Australis, 3, 4 or 7 nights, luxury touristic cruise, from US$ 1.189
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.
For dates and prices of season 2017/2018 >
Itinerary

The classic trip is from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia (4 nights) or the other way around (3 nights). It is also possible to buy a full roundtrip, starting either in Punta Arenas or Ushuaia (7 nights, with 2 visits to Cape Horn). All trips include several disembarks, visits to glaciers and fauna watching.
For a detailed description of each trip >

For the trips Ushuaia > Punta Arenas it is possible to buy a program with 2 extra nights which includes transportation by land from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia with visits to a Penguin Colony and a Patagonian Estancia, and hotels in both Punta Arenas (Chi) and Río Grande (Arg).
If you are interested in any of these options, please ask for the prices and departure dates.

Dates

The cruise ship sails from September to April; there are no trips during the winter.
The roundtrips (7 nights) start on these same dates, Saturdays from Punta Arenas and Wednesdays from Ushuaia.
There is a strong demand for this trip and they are often fully booked months before.
For dates and prices of season 2017/2018 >

 
Punta Arenas -> Ushuaia
4 nights
Ushuaia -> Punta Arenas
3 nights
Month
Departure Day: Saturday
Departure Day: Wednesday
Sept 16
24
 
28
Oct 16
1
8
15
22
29
5
12
19
26
Nov 16
5
12
19
26
2
9
16
23
30
Dec 16
3
10
17
24
31
7
14
21
28
Jan 17
7
14
21
28
4
11
18
25
Feb 17
4
11
18
25
1
8
15
22
March 17
4
11
18
25
1
8
15
22
29
April 17
1
       
5
 
Seasons table
Promotion

September; April

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

From season 2016 on, all trips are done in the modern ship Stella Australis with a capacity of 210 passengers. It counts 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 ship >

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

 

Cabins
This expedition cruiser has 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 boats.
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 price 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 extra charge of US$ 50 for embarking taxes and national park entrance fee (US$ 60 on the 7-nights-cruise).

For the trip Ushuaia > Punta Arenas it is possible to buy a previous program with 2 extra nights which includes transportation by land from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia with visits to a Penguin Colony and a Patagonian Estancia, and hotels in both Punta Arenas (Chi) and Río Grande (Arg).
If you are interested in any of these options, please ask for the prices and departure dates.

 
Seasons table
Promotion

September; April

Low Season October; March 16 to 31
High Season November to March 15
 
4-Night-Cruises
Punta Arenas -> Ushuaia (Saturday thru Wednesday)
Cabin
Promotion
Low Season
High Season
B
US$ 1.440
US$ 1.800
US$ 2.298
A
US$ 1.932
US$ 2.410
US$ 2.957
AA
US$ 2.028
US$ 2.526
US$ 3.097
AAA
US$ 2.124
US$ 2.644
US$ 3.246
AA Sup*
US$ 2.555
US$ 3.183
US$ 3.867
AAA Sup*
US$ 2.675
US$ 3.331
US$ 4.054
 
3-Night-Cruises
Ushuaia -> Punta Arenas (Wednesday thru Saturday)
Cabin
Promotion
Low Season
High Season
B
US$ 1.189
US$ 1.486
US$ 1.895
A
US$ 1.595
US$ 1.988
US$ 2.440
AA
US$ 1.674
US$ 2.084
US$ 2.554
AAA
US$ 1.753
US$ 2.181
US$ 2.679
AA Sup*
US$ 2.108
US$ 2.627
US$ 3.183
AAA Sup*
US$ 2.207
US$ 2.749
US$ 3.338
 
7-Night-Cruises:
Punta Arenas -> Ushuaia
-> Punta Arenas (Satueday thru Saturday)
Ushuaia -> Punta Arenas
-> Ushuaia (Wednesday thru Wednesday)
Cabin
Promotion
Low Season
High Season
B
US$ 2.366
US$ 2.957
US$ 3.774
A
US$ 3.174
US$ 3.958
US$ 4.857
AA
US$ 3.332
US$ 4.149
US$ 5.086
AAA
US$ 3.489
US$ 4.343
US$ 5.333
AA Superior
US$ 4.197
US$ 5.229
US$ 6.345
AAA Superior
US$ 4.394
US$ 5.472
US$ 6.653


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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