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Cruise "Fjords of Tierra del Fuego"

5 day Expedition Cruising from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia

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Punta Arenas & Legendary Strait of Magellan

Ainsworth Bay – Pía-Glacier – Glacier Alley 

Colony of Penguin on Tucker Islets

Discover untoched landscapes & the rich patagonian wildlife

Cape Horn & mystical Wulaia-Bay – Ushuaia & Beagle-Channel



The Patagonia cruise tours follow the fjords of the southern edge of Tierra del Fuego highlights the stunning, natural beauty of Patagonia and several of its most important historical sites. Whether you are sailing aboard the Australis Cruise, this four-day journey includes visits to wildlife rich Ainsworth Bay, massive Pia Glacier and Glacier Alley, as well as mystical Wulaia Bay and the legendary Cape Horn.


5 days from Punta Arenas / to Ushuaia

  • 5 days cruising
  • 4 nights double cabin
  • 4x breakfast
  • 4x lunch
  • 4 x dinner

from 2.495 USD

ITINERARY AUSTRALIS Cruise "Fjords of Tierra del Fuego"

Day 1: Punta Arenas

Between 13:00 and 17:00 hrs, we will begin to check-in at the Muelle Arturo Prat (Av. Costanera del Estrecho 1398) of Punta Arenas, to embark at 18:00 hrs. Once onboard, we will make a welcome toast and introduce the Captain and his crew. The ship will sail to the far south immediately after. Through the mythical Strait of Magellan and the Beagle Channel, we will travel through Patagonia and the fjords of Tierra del Fuego.

Day 2: Ainsworth Bay - Tuckers Islets

We will arrive in the vicinity of the Marinelli Glacier in Ainsworth Bay. We will learn how life resurfaces after the ice has melted. We will hike through the wonderful sub-Antarctic Magellanic forest.

We will visit the Tuckers Islets, where you will see Magellanic penguins and cormorants from the Zodiacs. In September and April, this excursion is replaced by a hike near a glacier in Brookes Bay.

Day 3: Pia Glacier - Glacier Alley

We will sail along the northwest arm of the Beagle Channel to enter and disembark in the Pia Fjord. We will sail to the viewpoint from where you can see the homonymous glacier, whose main peak extends from the top of the mountain range to the sea. After this unforgettable experience, we will continue our navigation under the majestic gaze of the “Glacier Alley”.

Day 4: Cape Horn - Wulaia Bay

We will arrive at the Cape Horn National Park, where we will disembark, if the weather conditions are suitable, to experience the magic of walking through one of the southernmost points of the world, surrounded by charm and legends.

In the afternoon, we will disembark at Wulaia Bay, a historic site of one of the largest settlements of the native Yagans canoeists. We will reach a viewpoint, walking through the Magellanic forest in which lengas, coigües, canelos and ferns grow, among other species.

Day 5: Ushuaia

Port of Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. We will disembark at 08:30 or 09:00 AM, depending on the sailing date. Arrival in Ushuaia, the most important Argentine city in Tierra del Fuego and the southernmost city in the world.


  • Accomodation: 4 nights in double cabin with private bathroom
  • Sea transportation
  • All-inclusive meals - appointed days, open bar when on duty (without additional cost for wines, beverages, and liquors) 
  • Guide: local bilingual english/spanish speaking guides
  • Shore excursions and onboard entertainment
  • Audiovisual presentations
  • Shop and pre-paid satellite phone


  • Not appointed meals and beverages
  • Optional trips and transportation
  • Harbour dues, entry fees to National Parks
  • Tips/gratuity
  • Local payments
  • International and domestic airfare and airport charges 
  • Travel insurance is not included in this tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy.


21.09.2024 - 05.04.2025
available cabins on request
from 2.495 USD


The EXPEDITION CRUISES Ventus Australis and Stella Australis were specially designed to access the most remote corners of the Strait of Magellan, where larger vessels cannot navigate. Only ONE HUNDRED cabins, for a maximum of 200 passengers, allow us to navigate through unique landscapes in an INTIMATE and EXCLUSIVE way. All our lounges and cabins have exterior windows, ample space and a delicate decoration.


The excursions described in the itineraries can usually be carried out without any problems. Nevertheless, the shipowner holds the right to alter, change or skip certain portions of the itinerary without prior notice, whether motivated by the passengers’ well-being and safety, by the appropriate protection of the environment, or in case of any extraordinary event, unforeseeable circumstance or force majeure. For this reason, departures or arrival may be subject to change. Furthermore, sighting of birds and other species cannot be guaranteed as their exact location is variable by nature.



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