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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
The end of the world awaits you on the expedition cruise ship MV Stella Australis on a journey that retraces much of Darwin’s route through the Fuegian Archipelago aboard HMS Beagle. This eight-day Punta Arenas excursion features the legendary Cape Horn, historic Wulaia Bay, Glacier Alley, the penguins of Magdalena and Tucker Islands, and more!
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Argentina, Chile, Patagonia, South America, Aguila Glacier, Ainsworth Bay, Cape Horn, Magdalena Island, Pia Glacier, Punta Arenas, Tucker Islet, Ushuaia
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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
The end of the world awaits you on the expedition cruise ship MV Stella Australis on a journey that retraces much of Darwin’s route through the Fuegian Archipelago aboard HMS Beagle, round-trip Ushuaia.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Argentina, Chile, Patagonia, South America, Aguila Glacier, Ainsworth Bay, Cape Horn, Magdalena Island, Pia Glacier, Port of Ushuaia, Punta Arenas, Tucker Islet, Ushuaia, Wulaia Bay
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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!
The expedition cruise ship M/V Stella Australis takes 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. 
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Trekking & Hiking, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Argentina, Chile, Patagonia, South America, Aguila Glacier, Cape Horn, Magdalena Island, Punta Arenas, Ushuaia
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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
Sail for remote and beautiful corners of the world on this 5-day itinerary on the MV Stella Australis through southern Patagonia. Begin in Punta Arenas and make your way to Ushuaia, stopping to view glaciers, marvel at impressive ice fields, explore historical sites, and visit the unique wildlife of the region.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Light Hiking, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Argentina, Chile, Patagonia, South America, Ainsworth Bay, Cape Horn, Pia Glacier, Punta Arenas, Tucker Islet, Ushuaia
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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
Embark on a 7-day cruise and land tour of Patagonia from Punta Arenas, visiting the stunning landscapes and wildlife of Tierra del Fuego. Observe penguin colonies, visit an estancia for a true gaucho experience, sail around legendary Cape Horn, explore remote glaciers, and visit areas only accessible by small ship.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Argentina, Chile, Patagonia, South America, Aguila Glacier, Cape Horn, Magdalena Island, Porvenir, Punta Arenas, Ushuaia, Wulaia Bay
Cruise Details
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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