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Skorpios Cruise - Southern Ice Field: Amalia Glacier

4 days and 3 nights
from USD 1.965

In this 3 night-cruise we will sail, covering most of the glaciers in the area: Amalia, El Brujo, Bernal and Herman, located in the area of Calvo Fjord. We will admire 15 glaciers, walking up to their moraines and sailing through multi-coloured ice-floes on board of the Capitán Konstantino Icebreaker. From this vessel we will observe a varied Patagonian flora and fauna.

Departure days: Tuesdays and Fridays

SEASON 2021-22
 
LOW SEASON DEPARTURES:
October 2021: 15, 19,22, 26, 29
November 2021: 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30
December 2021: 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21
March 2022: 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29
April 2022: 1, 5, 8, 12, 15
 
HIGH SEASON DEPARTURES:
December 2021: 24, 28, 31
January 2022: 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28
February  2022: 1, 4, 8, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28

KAWESKAR ROUTE: PUERTO NATALES / AMALIA GLACIER / PUERTO NATALES

OPTION 1:
Sailing on Tuesday; arrival on Friday.
OPTION 2:
Sailing on Friday; arrival on Monday.

Day 1: Puerto Natales

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 hrs. and 18.00 hrs. Sailing through Angostura Kirke, Morla, Vicuña, Unión, Collingwood and Sarmiento channels.

Day 2: Amalia, El Brujo and Fiordo Calvo Glaciers.

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 beautiful 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: Montañas Fjord, Alsina and Bernal Glaciers

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: Puerto Natales

Arrival to Puerto Natales between 02.00 hrs. and 07.00 hrs. depending on wind conditions, to reach Skorpios Terminal. 
08.00 hrs. 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 our services.
Optional additional night (additional cost). Monday, accomodation at the ship. Thursday, accommodation at Remota Hotel, or similar in Puerto Natales, or ship. Tuesday or Friday, full day excursion to Torres del Paine National Park and Milodon Cave (including dinner, buffet breakfast, lunch, entry fees and excursion).
Note: The program and schedules may vary depending on weather conditions or force majeure event. 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.
 

Price includes

  • Accommodation in chosen cabin
  • All meals: Breakfast – lunch – snack – dinner
  • All activities on board
  • Cocktails and open bar
  • Special talks on glaciology

Not Included

  • Air Ticket
  • Gratuities
  • Port tax US $40.- per person
  • Transfer from and to the airport

Notes

  • Sailing dates and times subject to change without prior notice.
  • Rates "from" for a limited stock of cabins per trip.

Prices per person

Season Low 2021 - From 15/10/2021 Until 21/12/2021
Base Category Price
Single Interior USD 2.945
Double Interior USD 1.965
Double Oceanview USD 2.095
Season High 2021/22 - From 24/12/2021 Until 28/02/2022
Base Category Price
Single Interior USD 3.230
Double Interior USD 2.150
Double Oceanview USD 2.285
Season Low 2022 - From 01/03/2022 Until 15/04/2022
Base Category Price
Single Interior USD 2.945
Double Interior USD 1.965
Double Oceanview USD 2.095

Activities

Hotels

Destinations

Puerto Natales
 

Puerto Natalesis a city in the south of Chile; it is located near the National Parks Torres del Paine, Bernardo O’Higgins and the fjords’ glaciers in the region. It is a must-see destination for those who love nature and relaxing in one of the most incredible ladscapes in the country.

Puerto Natales
 

Puerto Natalesis a city in the south of Chile; it is located near the National Parks Torres del Paine, Bernardo O’Higgins and the fjords’ glaciers in the region. It is a must-see destination for those who love nature and relaxing in one of the most incredible ladscapes in the country.

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