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Patagonia Tours from Punta Arenas

By Viator, August 2018

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Overview 

Located along the Strait of Magellan, Chile’s southernmost city is not only the gateway to Antarctica, it’s also the starting point for exploring the wild landscapes of Patagonia. Here are your options for Patagonia tours from Punta Arenas.  


Highlights 

  • Cruise out to Magdalena and Marta islands on a half- or full-day tour and spot penguins, sea lions, and elephant seals. 
  • Set sail on a multi-day cruise around the fjords, glaciers, and mountains of Tierra del Fuego. 
  • Cross the remote Beagle Channel from Ushuaia in Argentina to Punta Arenas on an epic 5-day cruise. 
  • Enjoy the stunning scenery of Tierra del Fuego, including the Pia Glacier, Ainsworth Bay, and Cape Horn. 
  • Visit Puerto Natales, the Serrano Glacier, and Torres del Paine National Park—a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve—on a 4-day tour from Punta Arenas. 
  • Marvel at the natural wonders of the Balmaceda and Serrano glaciers on a cruise around the Última Esperanza Fjord. 
  • Hike through the wild landscapes of Torres del Paine National Park.  

Things to Know 

  • Punta Arenas is located in the southern Patagonia region of Chile, about 155 miles (250 kilometers) south of Puerto Natales, a journey of about three hours by road. 
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  • Regular flights run to Punta Arenas from Santiago, Chile, and Buenos Aires and Ushuaia in Argentina. 
  • Day tours from Punta Arenas typically last between four and 12 hours. Be sure to pack sturdy walking shoes and all-weather clothing—the weather can change quickly in Patagonia, even in the summer months. 
  • Multi-day tours and cruises typically include hotel or on-board accommodation, meals, and all activities. 
  • Most day tours include hotel pickup and a stop at a restaurant where you can purchase lunch.

Tours & Tickets

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Magdalena Island Penguin Tour by Boat from Punta Arenas, Punta Arenas, null
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Magdalena Island Penguin Tour by Boat from Punta Arenas

4.5 star rating: Recommended 21 Reviews

Experience your own ‘March of the Penguins’ on Magdalena Island during a morning tour by boat from Punta Arenas. After cruising across the Strait of Magellan, ...  Read more

Location: Punta Arenas, Chile
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $160.00
Fjords of Tierra del Fuego, Punta Arenas, Day Cruises
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Fjords of Tierra del Fuego

Our Patagonia cruise tours follow the fjords of the southern edge of Tierra del Fuego highlights the stunning, natural beauty of Patagonia and several of its ...  Read more

Location: Punta Arenas, Chile
Duration: 5 days (approx.)

From USD $2,298.00
FULL DAY KING PENGUIN COLONY (regular tours), Punta Arenas, Cultural Tours
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FULL DAY KING PENGUIN COLONY (regular tours)

This is a full-day excursion to see the northern part of the big island of Tierra del Fuego, the little town of Porvenir; and the impressive King penguin ...  Read more

Location: Punta Arenas, Chile
Duration: 12 hours (approx.)

From USD $150.00
Magdalena & Marta Island Navigation (Penguin Tour), Punta Arenas, Ports of Call Tours
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Magdalena & Marta Island Navigation (Penguin Tour)

Navigate trhought the Strait of Magellan to Magdalena and marta Island. Magdalena Island hosts more than 150.000 penguins every yearrs and Marta Island hosts ...  Read more

Location: Punta Arenas, Chile
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $138.00
Boat Navigation to Magdalena Island Penguin Reserve from Punta Arenas, Punta Arenas, Day Cruises
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Boat Navigation to Magdalena Island Penguin Reserve from Punta Arenas

This excursion will take us out into the legendary Straits of Magellan to visit the amazing bird life on Magdalena Island. There are reportedly between ...  Read more

Location: Punta Arenas, Chile
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $150.00
Patagonian Explorer, Punta Arenas, Day Trips
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Patagonian Explorer

Starting in January 2018, explore Patagonia on an adventurous five-day, four-night journeys between Ushuaia (Argentina) to Punta Arenas (Chile) through some of ...  Read more

Location: Punta Arenas, Chile
Duration: 5 days (approx.)

From USD $2,298.00
Gulf Islands Tortuga - San Lucas from dock of Puntarenas, Punta Arenas, Cultural Tours
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Gulf Islands Tortuga - San Lucas from dock of Puntarenas

San Lucas Island and Tortuga Island get together in a day full of history, culture, fun and many adventures, complemented by the majestic landscapes that ...  Read more

Location: Punta Arenas, Costa Rica
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $135.00
4-Day Chilean Patagonia Tour: Puerto Natales, Serrano Glacier and Torres del Paine National Park, ... 
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4-Day Chilean Patagonia Tour: Puerto Natales, Serrano Glacier and Torres del Paine National Park

4 star rating: Recommended 6 Reviews

Explore the lakes, glaciers and snow-covered mountains of Chilean Patagonia on a four-day excursion based in Puerto Natales. Take a day cruise among the ...  Read more

Location: Punta Arenas, Chile
Duration: 4 days (approx.)

From USD $969.00

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