description of the Northward Route - High Season
Check in at Pedro Montt # 262, Puerto Natales, from 9 AM
to 1 PM and from 3 PM to 7 PM. The Ferry boarding is at
9 PM. The crewmembers will welcome the passengers and give
them information for an entertaining and safe sailing. Then
we will set sail through the Patagonian fjords, to the city
of Puerto Montt, our final destination.
WHITE CHANNEL - GLACIERS
(only in high season and according to weather conditions)
We set sail at dawn for the early risers. We enter Unión
small bay to start sailing, we arrive to the narrowest path,
Angostura White which is only 80 meters wide. Then we get
up to the most austral latitude of our trip, Sobenes strait
to continue on Farquar, which leads us to the Sarmiento
channel; in the afternoon we arrive to Peet inlet. This
area is full of glaciers and, if weather and itinerary let
us, we will get closer to have a better look of some of
*Glaciers possible to visit on day 2 in Puerto Montt -
Puerto Natales Route are: Amalia Glacier, Glacier Skua,
Estero de las montañas, Iceberg o Brujo.
PUERTO EDÉN - COTOPAXI
We will arrive to Puerto Eden at sunrise, which is located
in Wellington Island, one of the biggest in Chile. It is
part of Bernardo O’Higgins National Park, which is
the largest in the country; it has Magellanic forest and
the Southern Ice Field. We continue our voyage up north
to “Angostura Inglesa”, which is a narrow channel.
It only allows one ship at a time. Then we sail through
Messier channel in which we will see a cargo ship “Capitán
Leonidas”, which is aground since the 70s in a semi
sunken islet called “Bajo Cotopaxi”. Nowadays,
it is used as a lighthouse and as a point of reference for
sailors. At sunset, we start sailing the ocean where is
sometimes possible to see Humpback Whales and “Toninas”
(a kind of dolphin).
INCHEMÓ - CORCOVADO GULF
Very early in the morning we will be in Inchemó,
gateway to the Northern Patagonian Ice Field; we will sail
Pulluche channel, the most abundant in vegetation (Cypress
and Lenga forests) if we are lucky enough, we could even
see “toninas” (a kind of dolphin), seals and
wild birds. We continue by the Costa and Errázuriz
channels until we get to Moraleda right after lunch. This
will finally take us to Corcovado Gulf, where depending
on the period of the year, it is possible to see Blue Whales.
ANCUD GULF - PUERTO MONTT
At the end of this wonderful adventure, we will sail through
Ancud Gulf and then Seno Reloncaví arriving in Puerto
Montt in the morning.