Whales, penguins and glaciers
Cabo Froward, the Southernmost Point of the Continental World, Glaciers, Humpback Whales, Sei Whales, Austral Dolphins, Toninas Overas, Magellanic Penguins are part of the natural wonders of this Southern zone of the Strait of Magellan and Tierra del Fuego. In one of the most remote and pristine places on the planet. A full day excursion will make us feel nature in its most natural state. Leaving very early from our offices, we will travel by bus to Bahía Carrera 50 kilometers south of Punta Arenas, and then navigate: An unforgettable journey where we can enjoy a unique landscape surrounded by mountains, glaciers and forests of lengas and coihues. The marine life present in the area will not fail to surprise us because of its proximity and abundance: sea lions, petrels, cormorants, austral dolphins, albatrosses, etc. They will make us feel that here nature feels and lives. Our marine itinerary includes: Navigation from Bahía Carrera, Punta Santa Ana, where Fort Bulnes is located, San Isidro Lighthouse, Stop to leave passengers at the "Cabo Froward" lodge, Cape Froward, Cape Holland, Rupert Island, Paso Ingles, Paso Shag, Helado Sound and return to Bahía Carrera.
Schedule: de 05:00 a.m. a 18:00 p.m. (app).
Duration: de 12 a 14 hours
Child rate: children under 3 years do not pay, from 4 to 12 years pay 50% and over 13 pay regular rate.
Include: shared transportation, navigation, bilingual guide, coffee service, breakfast, lunch and snack.
Meeting Point: #1255 José Nogueira, Punta Arenas (Solo Expediciones office).
What to bring?: Warm and waterproof clothing.
Season: calendar program schedule.
Weather: Program subject to weather conditions.
Check in at Solo Expediciones office, #1255 José Nogueira, Punta Arenas
Transfer to Bahía Carrera boarding place 50 km south of Punta Arenas to take the navigation.
Boarding. We start the navigation through Magellan strait observing the amazing sunrise by Tierra del Fuego, Fuerte Bulnes, first settlement of Punta Arenas.
Crossing Froward Cape, last point of the American continental territory. We will admire beautiful landscapes, exuberant flora and big hanging glaciers from Darwin range.
10:00 a.m. - 15:00 p.m.
Navigation through the Marine Park Francisco Coloane, we can see humpback whales, magellanic penguins, cormorants, skuas, petrels, albatrosses, sea lions, elephant seals and on occasion orcas groups. We will also visit glaciers in Santa Inés Island (Helado Glacier and Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa Glacier).
15:05 p.m. - 18:00 p.m. (app)
Arrival to Punta Arenas.