- Pio XI Glacier
- Amalia Glacier
- Canels / Fjords
- Calvo Fjord Glacier
- Cities and Villages
- Antrim Fjord
- Mountain Fjord
- Amazing Flora and Fauna
- Torres del Paine (opt.)
- The Milodon Caves (opt.)
- Fritz Roy Hacienda (opt.)
All of the Skorpios services are based on cordial, friendly personal attention. This characteristic of the people of southern Chile has become the trademark of our family service, providing a quality service that meets international standards. Even the smallest service details are given priority and importance, aboard the Skorpios. The satisfaction of our passengers needs is our daily goal.
Amongst the services of the Skorpios that are highlighted are:
- The bar is always open, without additional cost
- Passengers can visit all areas of the ship without restriction (from the machine room, to the control bridge, even the kitchen)
- Gastronomical needs are provided for without restriction & menu changes are accepted without additional cost
- Games and reading rooms
- Smoking and non-smoking bars
- Bilingual trip information
- Simultaneous chat translations
- Satellite telephone
- Cable & public TV & and all of the commodities of hotelier that correspond to a luxurious service.
THE KAWESKAR EXPLORERS ROUTE
Passengers that have decided to take the additional night have a courtesy tour on Saturday, prior to departure to the Torres del Paine National Park and visit to the Milodon Cave.
Price per person US$180.-
Reception of passengers at the Punta Arenas Airport. Check-in.
16:00 hrs. Transfer by bus to Puerto Natales, arriving at 20:00 hrs.
20:15 hrs. Passengers’ embarkation. Welcome drink and dinner.
09:00 hrs. Departure by bus from the Skorpios Terminal in Puerto Natales. Arrival to the Milodon Cave. One hour visit. Tour continues towards the Torres del Paine National Park. Visit to Laguna Amarga and Torres del Paine. Arrival to the water fall Río Paine. Head towards Nordenskjold viewpoint, sightseeing of the Cuernos del Paine. After this, we will go to the Lago Pehoé viewpoint. Return to Puerto Natales, visiting Lake Sarmiento, approximately, at 16:00 hrs. This excursion includes pic-nic lunch. Arrival to Skorpios Terminal in Puerto Natales at 18:00 hrs. Dinner on board.
Passengers without additional night
Day 1: Saturday
Reception of passengers at the Punta Arenas airport. Check-in. During the afternoon, transfer by bus to Puerto Natales, arriving at 19.00 hrs. aprox to the Skorpios Terminal. Embarkation. 20.00 hrs. Welcome drink and dinner on board.
20:30 hrs. Ship sets sail from Puerto Natales, navigating the Patagonian Channels, Kirke Narrowness, Channel Morla Vicuña, Seno Unión.
Day 2: Sunday
During the morning, we will continue navigating through the Sarmiento Channel, Pitt Channel and Concepción Channel. 10.00 hrs. arrival to the Amalia Glacier, the motorvessel gets closer to the Glacier, panoramic view from the ship. 12.00 hrs. Skorpios III starts sailing north. 19.00 hrs. Arrival to the Antrim Fjord, where we will supply with drinking water from a crystal clear river. Dinner on board.
Day 3: Monday
08.00 hrs Visit to Pío XI Glacier, navigating in front of the glacier, the biggest of South America, with a surface of 1263 km2, belonging to the Bernardo O’Higgins National Park, the biggest national park in Chile.
12.30 hrs Ship weighs anchor from Seno Eyre and Grappler Channel. 16.30 hrs arrival to Puerto Edén, disembarkation in boats. Two hours excursion, visiting this village, located in Wellington Island. It’s first inhabitants were the kaweskar or alacalufes aborigines. This village doesn’t have any streets, only footbridges, were it is possible to take a walk around town and go up to a viewpoint. Ship sets sail at 18.30 hrs from Puerto Edén, navigating through the Paso del Indio and Paso del Abismo.
Day 4: Tuesday
09.00 hrs We continue navigating through the Calvo Fjord where we will be able to appreciate four glaciers, of different shapes and colors. Excursions on board “Capitan Constantino” (icebreaker motorboat). The icebreaker gets close to the Constantino Glacier, only if the weather and ice conditions allow so. 15:00 hrs Excursion to the Alipio and Fernando Glacier. During the afternoon, navigation through the Peel Fjord. 17.30 hrs. arrival to the Brujo Glacier, excursion to the glacier rocks, disembarkation to land to visit this enormous mass of ice.
Day 5: Wednesday
09.00 hrs Visit to the Montañas Fjord were we will be able to see five little glaciers that hook of from the hills to the sea. Visit to the Bernal Glacier.
16:00 hrs Ship sets sail from the Montañas Fjord, cross of the Kirke Narrowness, during the night, the ship casts anchor at Seno Ultima Esperanza. Captain’s farewell dinner and dance.
Day 6: Thursday
Navigating Seno Ultima Esperanza, 08.30 hrs arrival at Skorpios Terminal in Puerto Natales. 10.00 hrs passengers disembark, transfer by bus to Punta Arenas. Go on with one of our tours or return home.
NOTE: In spring and autumn, because of the light variations, there might be some excursions that will not be done, because it gets dark a little earlier.