Observe Humpback Whales in the “Francisco Coloane” Marine Park
In search of Humpback Whales. Enjoy of this fascinating trip sailing in the legendary
Estrecho de Magallanes upto the first to Marine Park in Chile, Francisco Coloane.
Night 1: Punta Arenas – Punta Carrera
Pick up at Hospedaje Magallanes in Punta Arenas at 6:00 p.m. We’ll drive out to Punta Carrera (57
kms south of town), the starting point for this new adventure. Embark and sail the famous
Strait of Magellan around 9:00 p.m. [D]
Day 1: Francisco Coloane Marine Park
At approximately 7:00 a.m. we will drop anchor inside the Helado Sound, in the southern area of Santa Inés Island and opposite the stunning Glacier. During the morning we’ll board zodiac boats to arrive at the foot of the ice wall, disembarking at one of its sides. During the rest of the day we’ll navigate between Canal Bárbara and Carlos III Island, sighting some of the whales that can be found swimming in these waters. At nightfall, as we sit down to dinner, we will being the journey back to Punta Carrera, while guest settle in for a good night’s rest in their comfortable cabins.
[B, L, D]
Night 2: Francisco Coloane Marine Park – Punta Arenas
At 7:00 a.m. once the ship has weighed anchor, passengers landing for the drive back into town, arriving during the morning to continue with travel schedule.
- Transfers according to the program
- Bilingual tour guide (Spanish and English speaking)
- 2 nights accommodation on board M/N Forrest
- All meals specified in the program (see itinerary: B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner)
- Full board, wines and open bar
- Travel assistance insurance (Sur Asistencia – MAPFRE)
Double cabin, shared bathroom USD 1,070 per person
Quadruple cabin, shared bathroom USD 715 per person
Double cabin, private bathroom USD 1,240 per person
Quadruple cabin, private bathroom USD 825 per person