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MV Stella Australis

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The Stella Australis Stella Australis Relax in the Sky Lounge. Stella Australis' Patagonia Dining Room. Relax and enjoy the view in the Yamana Lounge. Relax and enjoy a drink in the Darwin Lounge. Enjoy the view in the Darwin Lounge. Gourmet food served in the dining room.
Zodiac trip to see penguins.
$2,366
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Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas

8 Day Itinerary aboard MV Stella Australis
  • Explore Ushuaia, founded in 1884
  • Spend two days at Cape Horn
  • Learn about famous navigators
  • Understand glaciation's effect
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
The end of the world awaits you on the expedition cruise ship MVStella Australison a journey that retraces much of Darwin’s route through the Fuegian Archipelago aboard HMSBeagle. This eight-day Punta Arenas excursion features the legendary Cape Horn, historic Wulaia Bay, spectacular Glacier …
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Go sightseeing for whales.
$2,366
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Darwin's Route from Ushuaia

8 Day Itinerary aboard MV Stella Australis
  • Learn about the great navigators
  • Understand glaciation's effects
  • Investigate local flora
  • Learn about Magellanic penguins
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
The end of the world awaits you on the expedition cruise ship MVStella Australison a journey that retraces much of Darwin’s route through the Fuegian Archipelago aboard HMSBeagle. This eight-day Ushuaia excursion features the legendary Cape Horn, historic Wulaia Bay, spectacular Glacier …
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Wulaia Bay view.
$1,189
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Discover Patagonia: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas

4 Day Itinerary aboard MV Stella Australis
  • Discover beautiful Patagonia
  • Learn about early explorers
  • View whales, penguins, and more!
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Trekking & Hiking, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
The expedition cruise ship M/VStella Australistakes you on an amazing 4-day journey to the “uttermost end of the earth.” Sail between Ushuaia (Argentina) and Punta Arenas (Chile) and discover the splendor and beauty of Patagonia’s unique wildlife and landscapes.One of the …
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Zodiac tours to see glaciers.
$1,440
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Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia

5 Day Itinerary aboard MV Stella Australis
  • Visit wildlife-rich Ainsworth Bay
  • Explore Pia Glacier & Glacier Alley
  • Sail to Wulaia Bay & Cape Horn
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Light Hiking, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Board the MV Stella Australis in Punta Arenas and begin your adventure sailing through the Fjords of Tierra del Fuego. Cross the straight of Magellan and enter a labyrinth of channels that define the extremes of Patagonia. In Ainsworth Bay hike to stunning views of Marinella Glacier and the Darwin …
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Interact with Magellan Penguins on Magdalena Island
$3,657
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Gauchos, Glaciers & Penguins

6 Day Itinerary aboard MV Stella Australis
  • Visit Tierra del Fuego by land &sea
  • Experience a gaucho estancia
  • Journey by Zodiac to Cape Horn
  • Observe penguin colonies
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Embark on a 7-day cruise and land tour of Patagoniafrom Punta Arenas, visiting the stunning landscapes and wildlife of Tierra del Fuego. During the land tour, observe a small king penguin colony and visit an estancia for a true gaucho experience. Aboard the MV Stella Australis, sail around the …
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2016
EmbarksDays 
Dec 105Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Dec 108Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas
Dec 126Gauchos, Glaciers & Penguins
Dec 144Discover Patagonia: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Dec 148Darwin's Route from Ushuaia
Dec 175Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Dec 178Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas
Dec 196Gauchos, Glaciers & Penguins
Dec 218Darwin's Route from Ushuaia
Dec 214Discover Patagonia: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Dec 248Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas
Dec 245Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Dec 266Gauchos, Glaciers & Penguins
Dec 288Darwin's Route from Ushuaia
Dec 284Discover Patagonia: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Dec 318Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas
Dec 315Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
2017
EmbarksDays 
Jan 026Gauchos, Glaciers & Penguins
Jan 048Darwin's Route from Ushuaia
Jan 044Discover Patagonia: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Jan 078Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas
Jan 075Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Jan 096Gauchos, Glaciers & Penguins
Jan 118Darwin's Route from Ushuaia
Jan 114Discover Patagonia: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Jan 145Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Jan 148Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas
Jan 166Gauchos, Glaciers & Penguins
Jan 188Darwin's Route from Ushuaia
Jan 184Discover Patagonia: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Jan 215Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Jan 218Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas
Jan 236Gauchos, Glaciers & Penguins
Jan 254Discover Patagonia: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Jan 258Darwin's Route from Ushuaia
Jan 285Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Jan 288Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas
Jan 306Gauchos, Glaciers & Penguins
Feb 014Discover Patagonia: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Feb 018Darwin's Route from Ushuaia
Feb 045Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Feb 048Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas
Feb 066Gauchos, Glaciers & Penguins
Feb 084Discover Patagonia: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Feb 088Darwin's Route from Ushuaia
Feb 115Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Feb 118Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas
Feb 136Gauchos, Glaciers & Penguins
Feb 154Discover Patagonia: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Feb 158Darwin's Route from Ushuaia
Feb 185Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Feb 188Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas
Feb 206Gauchos, Glaciers & Penguins
Feb 224Discover Patagonia: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Feb 228Darwin's Route from Ushuaia
Feb 255Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Feb 258Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas
Feb 276Gauchos, Glaciers & Penguins
Mar 014Discover Patagonia: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Mar 018Darwin's Route from Ushuaia
Mar 045Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Mar 048Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas
Mar 066Gauchos, Glaciers & Penguins
Mar 084Discover Patagonia: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Mar 088Darwin's Route from Ushuaia
Mar 115Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Mar 118Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas
Mar 136Gauchos, Glaciers & Penguins
Mar 154Discover Patagonia: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Mar 158Darwin's Route from Ushuaia
Mar 185Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Mar 188Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas
Mar 206Gauchos, Glaciers & Penguins
Mar 224Discover Patagonia: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Mar 228Darwin's Route from Ushuaia
Mar 255Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Mar 258Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas
Mar 276Gauchos, Glaciers & Penguins
Mar 294Discover Patagonia: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Mar 298Darwin's Route from Ushuaia
Apr 015Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Apr 018Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas
Apr 036Gauchos, Glaciers & Penguins
Apr 054Discover Patagonia: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Apr 058Darwin's Route from Ushuaia
Passengers: 210
Ship Type: Expedition Cruise Ship

Embark on the Stella Australis, launched in 2010 for Patagonia cruising. Part of the Australis fleet, sister ship to Mare Australis and Via Australis, all specially designed for Patagonia cruising.

The Stella Australis, constructed in 2010, has five decks, a capacity for 210 passengers and 100 cabins, each which feature picture windows and private facilities.

Amenities on board the Stella Australis
The Stella Australis has three lounges for meetings equipped with modern audiovisual equipment, a dining room, an exercise room, and a spacious open deck area allowing the observation of the marvelous southern scenery at all times.

• Daily excursions via Zodiac boats, accompanied by expert guides in small groups.
• All-inclusive meals and bar with selected beverages, liquors, and wines (during open hours).
• Audiovisual presentations on the region’s flora, fauna, geography, glaciology, ethnography, and history.
• Official languages on board are Spanish and English. However, you may find guides speaking French, German and Italian.
• Satellite phone access.

The cruise is “all-inclusive”: breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Open Bar for wine, beer, liquor and other beverages. The menu combines international cuisine and local recipes, which allows the discovery of the delicious and varied regional gastronomy, accompanied by Chilean and Argentine wines.

Stella Australis Accommodations
The Stella Australis carries 210 passengers in 100 spacious cabins. Each cabin has picture windows, independent climate control, a private bathroom, and satellite phone. Cabin sizes vary from 16.5 m2 to 20.5 m2.

Specifications:
Stella Australis was built in Chile in 2010 under the updated SOLAS 2001 and MARPOL 73/78 standards for worldwide ocean navigation certified by the ABS (American Bureau of Shipping), and is classified as a "Passenger Vessel".

Cabins: 100 (96 cabins of 16.5 m2, and 4 superior cabins of 20.5 m2)
Decks: 5 Decks
Lounges: 3 lounges, an exercise room; a large open terrace and a dining room
Naut Length: 89.0 m
Breadth: 14.6 m
Stella Australis' Category A Twin
Category B
Magallanes Deck, 16.5 m2. Private facilities, picture window, climate control, satellite phone.
Stella Australis' Category A Matrimonial
Category A
Magallanes Deck, 16.5 m2. Private facilities, picture window, climate control, satellite phone.
Stella Australis' Category AA Twin
Category AA
Terra Del Fuego Deck, 16.5 m2. Private facilities, picture window, climate control, satellite phone.
Stella Australis' Category AAA Twin
Category AAA
Cabo de Hornos Deck, 16.5 m2. Private facilities, picture window, climate control, satellite phone.
Stella Australis' Category AA Superior
Category AA Superior
Terra Del Fuego Deck, 20.5 m2. Private facilities, picture window, climate control, satellite phone.
Stella Australis' Category AAA Superior
Category AAA Superior
Cabo de Hornos Deck, 20.5 m2. Private facilities, picture window, climate control, satellite phone.
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