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.

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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

Prices shown are based on sharing 4 people sharing a cabin and a shared bathroom.

For 4 people sharing with a private bathroom the price is USD$825 per person.

Cabins are also available for 2 people sharing - with a shared bathroom USD$1070 per person; with a private bathroom USD$1240 per person.

February 2019
18-Feb-2019 $715* $1,070
March 2019
1-Mar-2019 Full Full
4-Mar-2019 Full Full
8-Mar-2019 Full Full
11-Mar-2019 Full Full
15-Mar-2019 $715* $1,070
18-Mar-2019 $715* $1,070
22-Mar-2019 $715* $1,070
25-Mar-2019 $715* $1,070
29-Mar-2019 Full Full
April 2019
1-Apr-2019 Full Full
5-Apr-2019 Full Full
8-Apr-2019 $715* $1,070
12-Apr-2019 Full Full
15-Apr-2019 Full Full
22-Apr-2019 Full Full
26-Apr-2019 Full Full
29-Apr-2019 $715* $1,070
May 2019
3-May-2019 $715* $1,070
6-May-2019 $715* $1,070
10-May-2019 $715* $1,070
13-May-2019 $715* $1,070
17-May-2019 $715* $1,070
20-May-2019 $715* $1,070
24-May-2019 $715* $1,070
27-May-2019 $715* $1,070
31-May-2019 Full Full

* Note: Prices are per person. Paid in USD ($) - figure above is based on today's exchange rate. Actual cost $715

Please note the departure on 31 December 2018 is subject to a 20% surcharge


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


  • Personal Equipment
  • Gratuities

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