southern fjords of Chile

Skorpios Cruises

The Skorpios cruise ships are built to sail the southern fjords of Chile. This cruise takes you through some of the most picturesque, remote and untouched regions in the world, letting you discover the immense ice fields and glaciers of Chilean Patagonia. Skorpios vessels are very well equipped: all offer private cabins, bilingual crew, physician onboard, satellite telephone, restaurant and open bar service, laundry service onboard and souvenir shop, among other services.



Skorpios Cruises Overview

Saturday: Puerto Montt - Chiloé

Sunday: Puerto Aguirre - Puerto Leopardos

Monday: San Rafael Glacier

Tuesday: Quitralco Fjord - Patagonian Channels

Wednesday: Patagonian Channels - Chiloé

Thursday: Chiloé

Friday: Puerto Montt

Chile Skorpios Cruises



Skorpios Cruises

Saturday: Puerto Montt - Chiloé
Departure from Skorpios Terminal in Puerto Montt, sail through Llanquihue Archipelago, Gulf of Ancud, and Chiloé Archipelago. Crossing the Corcovado Gulf in the night. (L,D)

Sunday: Puerto Aguirre - Puerto Leopardos
Navigation through the Moraleda and Ferronave Channels. Arrival to Puerto Aguirre, a remote village. Then sail through the Ferronave, Pilcomayo and Costa Channels; vessel will anchor in Pto. Leopardos, 32 km / 20 mi from San Rafael Glacier. (B,L,D)

Monday: San Rafael Glacier
Cut through the San Rafael Bay and Témpanos Channel and anchor only 2 km / 1,2 mi away from the glacier. Excursions in motorboats. In the afternoon the ship will move closer to the glacier; p.m. departure from the glacier to the Quitralco Fjord. (B,L,D)

Tuesday: Quitralco Fjord - Patagonian Channels
At Quitralco Fjord passengers will be able to enjoy the thermal baths in indoor and/or outdoor pools. Excursions in motorboats on the fjord; p.m. departure to Chiloé, sailing through the Moraleda and Pérez Norte Channels. (B,L,D)

Wednesday: Patagonian Channels - Chiloé
Sail through the Leucayec Channel, the Chonos Archipelago, across the Corcovado Gulf to arrive at Queilen. Sail through the Yal Channel and the Castro Estuary. P.m. arrival in Castro. (B,L,D)

Thursday: Chiloé
In Castro the passengers will be able to visit sites of interest; optional excursion to Chonchi possible. At noon, departure from Castro through the Castro Estuary, Lemuy Channel, Dalcahue, Quicaví, Calbuco. Gala Dinner, arrival in Puerto Montt at midnight. (B,L,D)

Friday: Puerto Montt
Breakfast and transfer to the airport. (B)

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southern fjords of Chile Cruisees
Duration 6 Days
Best time September to March
Accommodation Hotels and Refugios


Dates and Costs

Costs vary based on the number of people, cabins selected and pre and post tours.

For current prices

southern fjords of Chile

Price includes
Overnights with full board
English and Spanish guides on board
Excursions on Zodiac boats

Prices excludes
International flights
Required airport taxes
Visa's and vaccinations
Items of clothing, sleeping bags and miscellaneous drinks, etc.


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