Almirantazgo Sound

A rare opportunity to combine an exploration of remote corners of the Chilean Fjords, whilst getting up close to an elephant seal colony at Jackson Bay, and taking small boat landings at the foot of stunning glaciers, all the while flanked by the impressive snow capped Darwin Range.

4 Days

Almirantazgo Sound - 4

Trip Summary and Itinerary Map

  • You'll navigate through the Gabriel Channel, south coast of Dawson Island to Almirantazgo Sound, in the heart of the Island of Tierra del Fuego.
  • Venture ashore to view the colony of sea elephants in Jackson Bay
  • Enjoy the scenery offered by the Darwin Cordillera, Parry Glacier and Pia Glacier

Start from Punta Arenas and end at Punta Arenas

Landmarks visited on Almirantazgo Sound

Operator's Itinerary

Day 1: Punta Carrera - Caleta Maria

15:00 Hrs. Land transfer will take you from the city of Punta Arenas to the embarking destination in Punta Carrera (Km 50 South). Then you're ready to begin your adventure. You'll navigate to Almirantazgo Sound, in the heart of the Island of Tierra del Fuego. Your route takes you through the Gabriel Channel, south coast of Dawson Island.


Day 2: Caleta Maria

After 12 hours of sailing you can go ashore to view the colony of sea elephants existing in Jackson Bay as likewise make some walks in the vicinity of the Caleta. Subsequently, the FORREST will enter the Parry Fjord for a night in one of its sheltered bays.


Day 3: Parry Fjord

Early in the morning you'll sail into the fjord and enjoy the scenery offered by the Darwin Cordillera, which shows the peaks of these coasts in all their special beauty. Once inside the fjord if ice conditions permit, you'll arrive at the foot of Parry Glacier. On site and on board the boat landing, you will go to one of the most beautiful glaciers of Tierra del Fuego.

In the background you can enjoy the magnificent view of the summit of Darwin Mount on the other side of the range, and less than 10 Km., the shores of the Beagle Channel, in the Pia Glacier. Later, during the day, you will visit other glaciers existing in the area slithering between towering peaks ,that make one of the most attractive in the Fuegian geography.


Day 4: Parry - Punta Carrera

At dawn, the FORREST start the journey back to your starting point, where you will be landing after more than 13 hours of sailing, at around 16:00 hrs, for the final transfer to the city of Punta Arenas.

About The Ship

Prices, Departures and Inclusions

This trip can run as a group trip, with prices starting from $0 per person for a complete group. If you are looking to join a group or you are a solo traveller we will help to form likeminded groups of travellers. Please let us know your travel plans.

The trip can also run on a private basis to fit around your plans. Departures may be tailored and can be set up on a date of your choice. Please note that there is a higher price for smaller groups. Please enquire for further details.

Option to upgrade to a private double cabin for USD $2,020 

Or to a private quadruple cabin for USD $1,540

Includes

  • Transfer at boarding place (Km, 50 South)
  • Guide on board - Spanish / English
  • Full Board
  • Wines and open bar

Excludes

  • Personal expenses and equipment
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Any visa, passport and vaccination expenses

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