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Zodiac trip to see penguins.
$2,957
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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: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, 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: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, 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: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, 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 Strait 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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Cape Horn Lighthouse and Albatross Monument
$1,440
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Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas

5 Day Itinerary aboard MV Stella Australis
  • Visit Cape Horn National Park
  • Admire Wulaia Bay's natural beauty
  • Hike at spectacular Pia Glacier
Activities: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Discover the wild beauty of Patagonia on this incredible 5-day cruisethat showcases the region’s pristine landscapes, rich wildlife, and fascinating human history aboard an expedition ship that brings an extraordinary level of comfort and service to the uttermost edge of the world. Leaving …
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2018
EmbarksDays 
Feb 248Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas
Feb 245Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Feb 288Darwin's Route from Ushuaia
Feb 284Discover Patagonia: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Mar 035Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Mar 038Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas
Mar 078Darwin's Route from Ushuaia
Mar 074Discover Patagonia: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Mar 105Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Mar 108Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas
Mar 148Darwin's Route from Ushuaia
Mar 144Discover Patagonia: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Mar 178Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas
Mar 175Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Mar 218Darwin's Route from Ushuaia
Mar 214Discover Patagonia: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Mar 248Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas
Mar 245Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Mar 288Darwin's Route from Ushuaia
Mar 284Discover Patagonia: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Mar 318Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas
Mar 315Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Apr 048Darwin's Route from Ushuaia
Apr 044Discover Patagonia: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Sep 265Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Oct 165Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Oct 205Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Oct 245Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Oct 285Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Nov 015Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Nov 055Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Nov 095Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Nov 135Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Nov 175Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Nov 215Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Nov 255Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Nov 295Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Dec 035Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Dec 075Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Dec 115Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Dec 155Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Dec 195Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Dec 235Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Dec 275Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Dec 315Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
2019
EmbarksDays 
Jan 045Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Jan 085Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Jan 125Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Jan 165Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Jan 205Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Jan 245Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Jan 285Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Feb 015Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Feb 055Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Feb 095Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Feb 135Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Feb 175Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Feb 215Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Feb 255Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Mar 015Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Mar 055Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Mar 095Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Mar 135Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Mar 175Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Mar 215Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Mar 255Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Mar 295Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Sep 215Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Sep 255Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Sep 295Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Oct 035Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Oct 075Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Oct 115Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Oct 155Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Oct 195Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Oct 235Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Oct 275Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Oct 315Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Nov 045Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Nov 085Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Nov 125Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Nov 165Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Nov 205Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Nov 245Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Nov 285Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Dec 025Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Dec 065Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Dec 105Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Dec 145Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Dec 185Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Dec 225Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Dec 265Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Dec 305Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
2020
EmbarksDays 
Jan 035Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Jan 075Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Jan 115Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Jan 155Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Jan 195Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Jan 235Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Jan 275Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Jan 315Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Feb 045Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Feb 085Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Feb 125Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Feb 165Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Feb 205Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Feb 245Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Feb 285Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Mar 035Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Mar 075Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Mar 115Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Mar 155Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Mar 195Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Mar 235Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Mar 275Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Mar 315Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Apr 045Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Apr 045Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
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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