The first tour of its kind, our Gauchos, Glaciers & Penguins Patagonia adventure cruise provides a round-trip experience from Punta Arenas, visiting by land and sea the stunning landscapes and wildlife of Tierra del Fuego. While cruising Cape Horn, we visit a small King Penguin colony, before overnighting at Tierra del Fuego and next day visit an estancia for a true gaucho experience.
The end of the world awaits you on the expedition cruise ship MV Stella Australis. Our Patagonia excursions retrace much of Darwin’s route through the Fuegian Archipelago aboard HMS Beagle.
Given our decades of experience in the region, Australis is able to craft trips to Patagonia that meet the needs of just about anyone who wants to explore the waterways and islands of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego.
Discover the fabled island of Tierra del Fuego and cruise the wild and beautiful Fuegian Archipelago on this adventurous six-night journey by land and sea across the bottom of Patagonia. The first tour of its kind, the expedition starts with a ferry crossing of the Strait of Magellan and a drive across the pampas to a king penguin colony near Porvenir before crossing into Argentina.
The outer edge of the world awaits on an adventurous nine-day (eight-night) journey along the same waterways that inspired Charles Darwin. The itinerary retraces much of the route the renowned British naturalist took through the Fuegian Archipelago aboard HMS Beagle in the 1830s, a voyage that inspired him to write The Origin of the Species and formulate the theory of evolution.
Departing from Ushuaia, retrace the route of Charles Darwin aboard HMS Beagle on an expedition cruise through the secluded Fuegian Archipelago at the bottom of South America. Our adventurous nine-day (eight-night) itinerary includes legendary Cape Horn and historic Wulaia Bay, as well as Glacier Alley, the penguin boisterous colonies on Tuckers and Magdalena islands, as well as the spectacular fjords that harbor Pía and Águila glaciers.