How would you like to sail through the Strait of Magellan and past the southernmost city in the world? It may sound like a fantasy, but it doesn’t have to be. The Australis Cruise line has been taking travelers from all over the world through the fjords of southern Patagonia for more than 25 years.
The company offers a popular Patagonia cruise, with different lengths of stay and a variety of activities and excursions. All of their cruises travel between the Chilean city of Punta Arenas and Ushuaia, also known as the “City at the End of the World.”
Upon embarking, passengers experience some of the most incredible sights of the extreme southern tip of the Americas, from unique wildlife to the impressive Patagonia glaciers. Trust us when we say this one experience you won’t want to miss.
Depending on the time of year, you can also take special trips ranging from whale watching to retracing Darwin’s voyage and more. To get inspired to plan your own dream getaway, take a look below at some of the most beautiful photos from Patagonia cruises via Instagram. Once you’re ready to book a Patagonia Cruise, be sure to contact our local travel experts here at Say Hueque Argentina Journeys!
Tierra del Fuego
This photo perfectly captures the tranquil beauty of Tierra del Fuego, a famed archipelago off the southernmost tip of the South American mainland, across the Strait of Magellan.
If you’re lucky, you’ll be able to catch an up-close-and-personal glimpse at Patagonian penguins, like the ones above!
Ushuaia is known for its breathtaking sunsets, painting the sky a brilliant palette of fluorescent fuchsia, electric blue, and glimmering gold.
Of course, Patagonia is known for its incredible glaciers, and Pia Glacier (shown above) is no exception!
Located near Puerto Madryn, the Valdes Peninsula is a UNESCO World Heritage site that is known for its pristine beauty, salt lakes, and diverse wildlife.
Speaking of the different wildlife you’ll spot during a Patagonia cruise, the Valdes Peninsula is the perfect destination for whale watching!
The grandeur of Brookes Glacier is hard to ignore, but even harder to navigate to! Access is exclusive and only available to Australis Cruise passengers.
Nature-lovers will also be thrilled to know that Patagonia isn’t just about glaciers! There are plenty of excursions off of the ship, allowing passengers to hike through lush greenery, pictured above.