Express Humpback Whale Encounter

If short of time, this trip is perfect for whale watching. Spending a day and 2 nights in the middle of the Strait of Magellan, spot the region's whale species, including the humpback, with the help of on-board guides. If short of time, this trip is perfect for whale watching. Spending a day and 2 nights in the middle of the Strait of Magellan, spot the region's whale species, including the humpback, with the help of on-board guides.

1 Day

$715

Express Humpback Whale Encounter - 1 - $715

Itinerary Map

Start from Punta Arenas and end at Punta Arenas

Landmarks visited on Express Humpback Whale Encounter

Operator's Itinerary

Trip Summary

  • 8pm start, board ship at 9pm, overnight in the Strait
  • Zodiacs to Glacier Santa Ines, spot whales in the Strait, overnight in Strait
  • Disembark at Punta Arenas at 7am

Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Punta Arenas - Marine Park

Departing from your hotel at 8pm, we'll drive out to Punta Carrera (area of Fuerte Bulnes) from where we'll board and weigh anchor at 9pm.  As the FORREST sails off into the Strait, dinner will be served.

Lodging on board.

Day 2:   Marine Park

At  approximately 7am, the FORREST will drop anchor inside the Helado Sound, in the southern area of Santa Ines Island and opposite the stunning Glacier.  During the morning we'll board zodiac boats to arrive at the foot of the ice wall, disembarking at one of its sides.

During the rest of the day we'll navigate between Canal Barbara and Carlos III Island, sighting some of the whales that can be found swimming in these waters.

At nightfall, as we sit down to dinner, the FORREST will being the journey back to Punta Carrrera, while guest settle in for a good night's rest in their comfortable cabins.

Day 3:  Marine Park  - Punta Arenas

At 7am, once the ship has weighed anchor, passengers landing for the drive back into town, arriving during the morning to continue with travel  schedule.

Prices, Departures and Inclusions

Please note that the prices shown are for cabins with shared bathrooms, the price for private bathrooms is $1,240 per person (Double) or $825 per person (Quadruple). 

This trip can run as a group trip, with prices starting from $715 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.

Includes

  • Transfer to/from embarkation point.
  • Guide on board
  • Full board, wines & open bar
  • Travel assistance insurance

Excludes

  • Personal Equipment
  • Gratuities

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