• Chile
  • Argentina

Overview

Take a journey to the southern edge of South America, where you'll discover charming wildlife & scenery that inspires. Enjoy sailing through the Murray Channel, learning about plant species native to the area, kayaking, hiking, & more. 

This adventure is a great add-on to any Chilean, Argentinian, or South American tour.

Highlights

  • Omora Ethnobotanical Park – Home of the Miniature Forests of Cape Horn, which feature an array of subantarctic plant species.
  • Wulaia Bay Voyage – Features a scenic sail down the Murray Channel to the bay, an exciting hiking adventure, & an opportunity to observe various bird species, sea lions, penguins, & dolphins.

Sample Itinerary

Day 1: Punta Arenas or Ushuaia – Puerto Williams

Fly from Punta Arenas to Puerto Williams, enjoying close-up views of Chile’s southern channels & the valley glaciers of the Cordillera Darwin. 
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Depart from Ushuaia, Argentina, & sail through the Beagle Channel to Puerto Williams. 
Upon arrival in Puerto Williams, transfer to the hotel. Enjoy lunch before visiting the Omora Ethnobotanical Park. Explore the Miniature Forests of Cape Horn, which feature an array of subantarctic plant species. Learn about the research & educational work conducted within the park & its relation to the local Yahgan community. Spend the remainder of the afternoon at leisure. A variety of activities are available, including hiking & kayaking.  

Day 2: Puerto Williams – Puerto Navarino – Wulaia Bay – Puerto Williams

This morning, transfer to Puerto Navarino to embark on a voyage, heading for one of Chile’s most southern destinations. Discover the serene scenery as you sail down Murray Channel on the way to Wulaia Bay. Upon arrival, enjoy an exciting shore excursion. Learn about the bay’s fascinating history, & take a hiking adventure to the lookout at Wulaia Mountain. The boat ride back includes the opportunity to observe wildlife native to the islands. This includes various bird species, sea lions, penguins, & dolphins. Enjoy dinner & an overnight stay in Puerto Williams. 

Day 3: Puerto Williams – Punta Arenas or Ushuaia

Explore the city of Puerto Williams, known as the southernmost city in the world. Take a stroll through the city’s main streets, & discover the history of the Yahgans at the Martin Gusinde Anthropological Museum. Afterward, transfer to the seaport to sail back to Ushuaia, Argentina, or board return flight to Punta Arenas.