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Explore the top-rated Santiago small ship cruises below.  Adventure Life works with all the top-rated small ship cruise lines visiting Santiago, and W Santiago Hotel, and we help match you with the perfect small ship and cruise itinerary for your specific tastes and needs. There are countless advantages to exploring on a small ship cruise versus a large cruise ship including avoiding crowds and being able to visit and explore smaller ports and scenic shorelines that large ships simply cannot access. The cost of Santiago small ship cruises start at $8,033 for a trip of 9 to 34 days in 2022. Tell us about your dream Santiago small ship cruise and our team of travel planners will help you make it a reality.  
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Port Lockroy landing
$21,695
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South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey

19 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Visit Santiago
  • Discover South Georgia
  • Look out for wondrous wildlife
  • Watch for whale-sightings
Starts / Ends:
Santiago / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This voyage encompasses the best of the Antarctic Peninsula and the enchanting wildlife haven of South Georgia. Discover the historic Falkland Islands and stand in awe before the world’s largest king penguin colonies in South Georgia. In Antarctica, experience the serenity and grandeur of the …
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Midnight sun over the flat-topped icebergs of the Weddell Sea
$16,895
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Falklands-Malvinas and Antarctic Peninsula

Chile - Argentina - 16 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Experience Antarctica
  • Witness penguins
  • Encounter black-browed albatross
  • Search for wildlife
Starts / Ends:
W Santiago Hotel / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this 16-day cruise expedition aboard the Greg Mortimer, experience the Antarctic Peninsula in mid-Spring and witness penguins in various stages of courtship in the Antarctic Peninsula--a wildlife hotspot and a paradise for birders. Zodiac cruise through the maze of sea ice, tread on fresh snow …
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Picture-perfect Ushuaia
$15,200
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Puerto Williams to Puerto William

15 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud
  • Marvel at spectacular icebergs
  • Meet Antarctica's diverse wildlife
  • Enjoy Zodiac excursions
  • Crossing the Drake Passage
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take in the wonders of the 7th continent aboard the region's sole ultra-luxury ship, Silver Cloud.This 15-day journey begins and ends in Puerto Williams.Nothing compares to Antarctica's surreal remoteness, enormous sheets of ice, imposing jagged mountain ranges, not to mention the diverse …
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15 Moai at Ahu Tongariki on Easter Island
$21,280
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Easter Island to Tahiti: Tales of the Pacific

19 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Orion
  • Dive or snorkel reefs of Fakarava
  • Trace the legend of H.M.S. Bounty
  • Explore Henderson Island's wildlife
  • Discover mythical Easter Island
Starts / Ends:
Santiago / Papeete
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 18-day cruise will have you following in the wake of early Polynesian navigators, this Tahiti travel expedition takes you to the farthest reaches of Oceania. From remote and enigmatic Easter Island to the historically significant Pitcairn Islands through the “low islands” of the …
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Enjoying the view from above
$11,964
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Chilean Fjords & Cape Horn

Santiago to Buenos Aires - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Eclipse
  • Visit Cape Horn
  • Discover the village of Dalcahue
  • Cruise the English Narrows
  • Admire Punta Arenas' architecture
Starts / Ends:
Santiago / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Spa Relaxation
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From Valparaiso to Ushuaia, admire majestic islands, glaciers and fjords during this 13-day Patagonian expedition aboard Scenic Eclipse. A bespoke itinerary that offers the very best of the islands and fjords, explore the dramatic Chilean coastline, the remote Island of Chiloé, home to …
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Antarctic sunset
$25,410
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The Weddell Sea & the South Sandwich Islands

18 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Sail along the Scotia Arc
  • Admire the South Sandwich Islands
  • Discover the Weddell Sea
  • Observe unique Antarctic wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Santiago / Montevideo
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From Patagonia to the Antarctic peninsula, via South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, this18-day cruisewill take you into the heart ofthe Scotia Arc. This volcanic archipelago at the junction of the Andes cordillera and the Antarctandes will be revealed to you in all its riches and …
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Rockhopper penguins
$19,600
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Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams

21 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Wind
  • Visit West Point Island
  • Observe Rockhopper Penguins
  • See Stanley's whalebone arch
  • Discover the Antarctic Peninsula
Starts / Ends:
Puerto Williams / Puerto Williams
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join a journey to the last untouched continent. First, visit several of the Falkland Islands, looking for Black-browed Albatross, Rockhopper Penguins and Imperial Cormorants. Then continue to breathtaking South Georgia for Christmas. Huge King Penguin colonies, its whaling history and Sir Ernest …
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Pair of King penguins on an Antarctica cruise
$23,200
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Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams

21 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud
  • Marvel at spectacular icebergs
  • Meet Antarctica's diverse wildlife
  • Enjoy Zodiac excursions
  • Follow the history of Shackleton
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Santiago
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Silver Cloud's 21-day expedition begins and ends at the Puerto Williams. This expedition includes a visit to breathtaking South Georgia where you will find huge King Penguin colonies, itSpots whaling history and Sir Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition. If you think …
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Crabeater seal
$18,330
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The Weddell Sea & Larsen Ice Shelf

Ushuaia - Ushuaia - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Sail into the Weddell Sea
  • Lectures with naturalist-guides
  • View unique Antarctic wildlife
  • Experience a vast, icy landscape
Starts / Ends:
Santiago / Santiago
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
As you advance across this immense polar expanse, you will enter aninfinite ice desert, a world of silence where there is nothing but calm and serenity. To the northwest of theWeddell Sea, stretching along the eastern coast of theAntarctic Peninsulastands an imposing ice shelf known as theLarsen …
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Mirror-smooth waters in the Lemaire Channel
$30,480
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Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falklands

22 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Admite Antarctica's unique beauty
  • Observe spectacular wildlife
  • Discover three different regions
  • Enjoy incredible photo ops
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Santiago
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruises, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The ultimate Southern Ocean experience, this expedition has it all: the impossible beauty of Antarctic ice, the vast king penguin colonies of South Georgia, and the Falkland’s amazing albatross colonies. Venture into spectacular wildness aboard a luxury expedition ship. Experience boundless …
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A colony of king penguins on South Georgia
$23,540
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South Georgia and the Falklands

18 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Visit a king penguin colony
  • Observe incredible wildlife
  • Hike in Shackleton's footsteps
  • Explore in a zodiac
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Santiago
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruises, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Steeped in Shackleton's history and whaling lore, covered mostly in glaciers, South Georgia explodes with life: king, gentoo, and macaroni penguins, enormous elephant seals, and a thriving fur seal population. On South Georgia you can observe one of the world’s great wildlife spectacles: …
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Sunrise in the Patagonian Andes Mountains
$14,495
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Essential Patagonia: Chilean Fjords and Torres del Paine

15 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • Cruise to the Diego Ramírez Islands
  • Watch for massive Andean condors
  • See impressive glaciers
  • Visit a working Patagonian estancia
  • Explore Torres del Paine
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Santiago
Activities:
Adventure Options, Helicopter Tours, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the natural splendors of southern Patagonia on this 15-day Chilean Fjords and Torres del Paineexpedition aboard Ultramarine. Retrace Charles Darwin’s epic voyage to the ‘edge of the world’ on a comprehensive journey into Chile’s spectacular network of fjords and …
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View the seal and cormorant colonies as you sail across the Beagle Channel
$19,470
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Best of Chilean Patagonia: From Torres del Paine to Cape Horn

Best of Chilean Patagonia - 15 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Explore Isla de los Estados
  • See storied Cape Horn
  • Discover Torres del Paine
  • Zodiac cruise and kayak
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Kayaking, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This unique 14-day land-and-sea expedition includes three days of exploring Torres del Paine, a jewel of Patagonia that teems with its iconic wildlife including Andean condors, guanacos, and rheas. Board National Geographic Orion to venture far beyond any tourist infrastructure. Kayak peaceful, …
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Ushuaia by night
$9,700
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The Best of Chilean Fjords

Talcahuano to Ushuaia - 14 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Observe glaciers, channels, fjords
  • Discover albatross sculpture
  • Visit picturesque village in Tortel
  • Sail along the Strait of Magellan
Starts / Ends:
Santiago / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the L'Austral for 14-day Chilean Fjords Cruise fromTalcahuano to Ushuaia.After embarking on Talcahuano, discover Quemchi, an authentic village located on the lush island ofChiloé.Next, theChilean fjords and channelsfor exceptional moments spent sailing amidst landscapes of …
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Nights in Ushuaia
$9,320
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The Best of Chilean Fjords

15 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal
  • Experience Zodiac®inflatables
  • Observe glaciers and channels
  • Discover the albatross sculpture
  • Sail along the Strait of Magellan
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Santiago
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark in Ushuaia, the world’s southernmost city. Visit Puerto Williams, considered as the southernmost village in the world. Next, enter the magic of the Chilean fjords and channels for exceptional moments spent sailing amidst landscapes of unrivaled beauty. The narrow passages, channels, …
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View the seal and cormorant colonies as you sail across the Beagle Channel
$13,480
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Patagonia: Chilean Fjords and Argentina's Staten Island

10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Venture into wildlife reserves
  • Explore Isla de los Estados
  • Zodiac cruise, kayak, and hike
  • Take advantage of superb photo ops
Starts / Ends:
Santiago / Santiago
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This carefully curated expedition offers the peak experiences of Patagonia and its surrounding environs in a compact 11-day timeframe on the National Geographic Explorer. Discover the fjords, glaciers, and panoramic vistas that make Chilean Patagonia one of the most lauded nature destinations on …
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Views from Valparaiso, Chile
$8,033
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Latin America Delights

Callao (Lima) to Santiago - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Eclipse
  • Explore a town on Peru’s west coast
  • View Mejía Lakes National Sanctuary
  • Visit Chile’s northernmost city
  • Discover lovely Iquique
Starts / Ends:
Callao / Santiago
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From blue crashing waves and waddling penguins to the world’s driest desert and a town right out of a western movie, there is no telling what lies around the corner. Give in to the mesmerizing Latin American culture and sway to Peruvian music, savor pisco sours and gape in awe of the …
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Zodiacs take guests for an up close view of the ice sculptures
$39,900
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Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams

23 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Endeavour
  • Visit the charms of Puerto Williams
  • Sail through the Drake Passage
  • Experience Antarctic Peninsula
  • Explore Antarctic Sound
Starts / Ends:
Santiago / Santiago
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 21-day Deep South expedition aboard Silver Endeavour takes you into a previously unexplored area and reimagines what it means to travel. Join the likes of Amundsen, Shackleton, and Fiennes and become one of the most well-traveled individuals on the planet. Antarctica is the most fascinating …
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