Skorpios II Cruise: Chonos Route – 5 Nights
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Day 1 - Skorpios II - Saturday
12:00 pm. Weigh anchor from Puerto Montt. Sailing through the archipelago of Llanquihue with sight on the city of Calbuco. Ancud Gulf.
04:30 pm. Arrival in Quemchi on the island of Chiloé. Disembark on small boats towards the picturesque village where you can visit a handicraft market, cafes, the museum of the Chilean author Francisco Coloane and stroll around the beautiful streets.
06:30 pm. Continuing sailing south along the archipelago of Chiloé, crossing the Gulf of Corcovado at midnight.
Day 2 - Skorpios II - Sunday
08:00 am. Navegation through the channels of Moraleda and Ferronave. Arrival at the fishing village of Puerto Aguirre at 11:00 am. Disembarking in this village enclosed by the Chonos archipelago. We will walk through the streets, passing a typical Patagonian rainforest arriving at a lookout.
01:30 pm. Navigation through the channels of Ferronave, Pilcomayo and Casma.
04:00 pm. Arrival at Islote Barrientos, where we disembark to smaller boats approaching the rock formations to visit one of the largest bird colonies in Chile, counting Kelp Gulls, Rock shags, Red-legged shags and Imperial shags. These birds are accompanied by South American fur seals.
05:00 pm. Heading south, arriving approximately at 10:00 pm. in Caleta Quesahuen or Punta Leopardos which is 20 nautical miles from the Glacier of San Rafael.
Day 3 - Skorpios II - Monday
07:30 am. Crossing the channel of Tempanos to the entrance of the lagoon San Rafael.
09:00 am. The vessel anchors at 2 km. from the glacier. Boat excursions among the multicolored icebergs take place as weather conditions allow so.
02:30 pm. Ship approaches the glacier.
04:00 pm. Setting sails in direction of Quitralco-Fjord.
Day 4 - Skorpios II - Tuesday
Berth at the pier of Quitralco. After breakfast passengers can enjoy inside and outside hot springs with temperatures of 32º C and 38º C. If weather there will be boat excursions to the inside of the Fjord.
05:00 pm. Sailing towards Chiloé, navigating through the channels of Moraleda and Pérez Norte.
Day 5 - Skorpios II - Wednesday
12:15 am. Navigating through the channel of Leucayec, crossing the Gulf of Corcovado around 05:30 am. If passengers are lucky they can observe humpbacks or blue whales in this zone. Continue sailing along the east coast of Chiloé, arriving at 11:00 am. at Islote Conejos, in the channel Queilen. Disembarking on small boats visiting the island inhabited by Magellan penguins and birds.
01:00 pm. Sailing through the islands of Lemuy and Chelín.
04:30 pm. Arriving in Dalcahue, we highly recommend visiting the handicraft market, the church and strolling along the promenade.
11:00 pm. Leaving towards Puerto Montt. Farewell party, Captains dinner.
Prices & Departures
Prices in USD. Departures in DD/MM/YYYY format.
|DOUBLE KING SIZE||LOW||2320||2320|
|LOW SEASON||HIGH SEASON|
|September 2019||16/09/2019||December 2019||21/12/2019|
Motor Vessel Skorpios III can carry up to 90 passengers in 45 comfortable cabins.
All our cabins, which are distributed in 5 decks, have private bathrooms, and queen, double or single beds, LED TV, music and safe.
The ship also has 2 comfortable Bar Lounges and an ample dining room.
Motor Vessel Skorpios III was built in 1995 and refurbished in 2010 at Skorpios Shipyards, Chile, under Chilean and international SOLAS and IMO specifications. The American Bureau of Shipping has classified her as a 951.93.18 A1 ice vessel. She has a length of 70 metres, a width of 10 metres and a draft of 3.30 metres. She also has an International low-freeboard certificate and registration Certificate No 2869 issued by the Chilean Directorate General of Maritime Territory.