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Exploring The Chilean Fjords

Ship: L'Austral  
Departure: Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Nights: 13 nights
Departs: Ushuaia
Returns: Ushuaia
+ $500 onboard credit + Ponant Yacht Club Offer
Return Trip
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Duration
13
Nights
Days at Sea
5
Sea Days
Ports
10
Ports
Countries Visted
3
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Exploring The Chilean Fjords

    Ports of call

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Wednesday, February 28, 2024 Ushuaia, Argentina Embark 6:00 PM
    View of Ushuaia, Argentina

    Ushuaia, the world's southernmost city, is located on the Beagle Channel, where soaring mountains, ice-blue glaciers, and an historic lighthouse create an ideal backdrop. The capital of the Argentine province of Tierra del Fuego, it was first settled by British missionaries. During the first half of the 20th C the major building of the city was a prison, built by the Argentinian government for repeat offenders and serious criminals, as the subpolar oceanic climate made escape difficult. Read more about Ushuaia, Argentina

    2 Thursday, February 29, 2024 At Sea
    3 Friday, March 1, 2024 At Sea
    4 Saturday, March 2, 2024 Tortel, Chile 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Tortel, Chile

    Caleta Tortel is a coastal village in Chile. It is the administrative centre of the commune of Tortel and is located between the mouth of the Baker River - the largest river in Chile - and a small bay in the Baker Channel. The surrounding geography is rugged, formed by a number of islands, fjords, channels and estuaries. Read more about Tortel, Chile

    5 Sunday, March 3, 2024 English Passage, Chile 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of English Passage, Chile

    The English Narrows (or, English Passage; Angostura Inglesa, Spanish) is narrow 180 m wide section of the Messier Channel in the SW coast of Chile. It is 18 km long, from Isla Moat to Paso del Indio. The English Narrows are safe to navigate under the direction of a pilot when there are no strong winds. Read more about English Passage, Chile

    5 Sunday, March 3, 2024 Pio XI Glacier, Chile 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Pio XI Glacier, Chile

    Pio XI Glacier is located in Chile’s Bernardo O´Higgins National Park. The Seno Eyre Fjord in southern Chile is home to the Bruggen Glacier, also known as Pio XI Glacier, the largest western outflow from the Southern Patagonian Ice Field. Now about 64 km in length, it is one of the longest glaciers in the southern hemisphere outside of Antarctica. Read more about Pio XI Glacier, Chile

    6 Monday, March 4, 2024 Glacier El Brujo, Chile 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    El Brujo Glacier (‘The Wizard’) is situated in the Southern Patagonian Ice Field, that is part of the Bernado O’Higgins National Park, the largest protected area in Chile. Ships branch off the major N-S Sarmiento Channel into Peel Fjord, which in turn has three side fjords: Amalia, Asia and Calvo. At the head of the Asia Fjord is El Brujo Glacier. Read more about Glacier El Brujo, Chile

    6 Monday, March 4, 2024 Skua Glacier
    7 Tuesday, March 5, 2024 Estero Las Montanas
    8 Wednesday, March 6, 2024 Strait Of Magellan, Chile 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Strait Of Magellan, Chile

    The Strait of Magellan, positioned along the southern edges of Chile, is the most important natural passage between the Pacific and the Atlantic oceans. Indeed until the Panama Canal was finished in 1914, the Strait of Magellan was the only safe way to complete a circumnavigation of the world. Protected by the Tierra del Fuego to the south and the bulk of South America to the north, ships crossed in relative ease. Read more about Strait Of Magellan, Chile

    9 Thursday, March 7, 2024 Ainsworth Bay, Chile 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Ainsworth Bay is a coastal inlet in the Tierra del Fuego region of Chile. The bay is on the south side of Almirantazgo Fjord, that cuts deep into the Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego. Answorth Bay is fed by the meltwater of the Marinelli Glacier, a tidewater glacier located in Alberto de Agostini National Park. Read more about Ainsworth Bay, Chile

    10 Friday, March 8, 2024 Aguila Glacier
    10 Friday, March 8, 2024 Baia Garibaldi, Chile 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Baia Garibaldi, Chile

    Bahia Garibaldi is a fjord that branches off the Noroeste arm of the Beagle Channel. The Beagle Channel is a strait in Tierra del Fuego Archipelago on the extreme southern tip of South America. between Chile and Argentina. Read more about Baia Garibaldi, Chile

    11 Saturday, March 9, 2024 Baia Garibaldi, Chile 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Baia Garibaldi, Chile

    Bahia Garibaldi is a fjord that branches off the Noroeste arm of the Beagle Channel. The Beagle Channel is a strait in Tierra del Fuego Archipelago on the extreme southern tip of South America. between Chile and Argentina. Read more about Baia Garibaldi, Chile

    12 Sunday, March 10, 2024 Cape Horn, Chile 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Cape Horn, Chile

    Cape Horn, the most southerly of the great capes is located on Isla Hornos in the Hermite Islands group at the southern end of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago of South America. It marks the northern edge of the Drake Passage that separates South America and Antarctica. For many years it was a major milestone on the clipper route, by which sailing ships carried trade around the world. Read more about Cape Horn, Chile

    13 Monday, March 11, 2024 Puerto Williams, Chile 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Puerto Williams, Chile

    Puerto Williams is a Chilean port and naval base located on Isla Navarino facing the Beagle Channel. It lies 46 km E of Ushuaia on the opposite N side of the Chanel. With a population of a little over 2,000, including both naval personnel and civilians, Puerto Williams claims to be the southernmost city in the world (based on definition of ‘city’; its population is 2900). Read more about Puerto Williams, Chile

    14 Tuesday, March 12, 2024 Ushuaia, Argentina 7:00 AM Disembark
    View of Ushuaia, Argentina

    Ushuaia, the world's southernmost city, is located on the Beagle Channel, where soaring mountains, ice-blue glaciers, and an historic lighthouse create an ideal backdrop. The capital of the Argentine province of Tierra del Fuego, it was first settled by British missionaries. During the first half of the 20th C the major building of the city was a prison, built by the Argentinian government for repeat offenders and serious criminals, as the subpolar oceanic climate made escape difficult. Read more about Ushuaia, Argentina

  • Ship

    L'Austral Overview

    L'Austral

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    L’Austral offers itineraries that are impressive. She joined Compagnie du Ponant as a premium vessel in 2011, showing magnificent lines, elegance and furnishings that reflect modern French marine architecture. She is 4-star, “your own private yacht.” With 264 guests and 140 crew, service is personal.

  • Cabins

    L'Austral Cabins

    Superior Ocean

    Superior Ocean

    Superior Ocean on the L'Austral Superior Ocean on the L'Austral

    Cabin Types

    SP3

    Average Cabin Size – 21.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 226 sq.ft. superior staterooms located on Deck3. Amenities: • Individually-controlled air-conditioning • Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds • Shower • Minibar • Flat screen satellite TV • Desk with stationery • DVD, CD and Ipod™ players • Video on demand • Safe • Hairdryer • Bath robes • Satellite direct line telephone • 110/220 volts outlet • French bath products • 24hr room service • Internet access wifi

    Deluxe Balcony

    Deluxe Balcony

    Deluxe Balcony on the L'Austral Deluxe Balcony on the L'Austral

    Cabin Types

    DEL

    Average Cabin Size – 18.5 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

    Size: 200 sq.ft. + 43 sq.ft. balcony. Deluxe Staterooms with private balcony. Amenities: • Individually-controlled air-conditioning • Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds • Shower • Minibar • Flat screen satellite TV • Desk with stationery • DVD, CD and Ipod™ players • Video on demand • Safe • Hairdryer • Bath robes • Satellite direct line telephone • 110/220 volts outlet • French bath products • 24hr room service • Internet access wifi

    Prestige Balcony

    Prestige Balcony

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    Cabin Types

    PR6, PR5, PR4

    Average Cabin Size – 18.5 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

    Size: 200 sq.ft. + 43 sq.ft. balcony. Prestige Staterooms with private balcony. Amenities: • Individually-controlled air-conditioning • Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds • Shower • Minibar • Flat screen satellite TV • Desk with stationery • DVD, CD and Ipod™ players • Video on demand • Safe • Hairdryer • Bath robes • Satellite direct line telephone • 110/220 volts outlet • French bath products • 24hr room service

    Suite

    Suite

    Suite on the L'Austral Suite on the L'Austral

    Cabin Types

    SA, PS6, PS5, DS6

    Average Cabin Size – 33.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 7.0 m2

    Size: 484 sq.ft. + 97 sq.ft. balcony. Owner's Suites are decorated by French interior designers and will provide you a breathtaking panoramic sea view. Amenities: • Individually-controlled air-conditioning • Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds, communicating cabins available • Bathtub or shower • Minibar • Flat screen satellite TV • Desk with stationery • DVD, CD and Ipod™ players • Video on demand • Safe • Hairdryer • Bath robes • Satellite direct line telephone • 110/220 volts outlet • French bath products • 24hr room service • Internet access wifi • Another Flat screen satellite TV • Large bathtub • Sofa • Table with 4 chairs • Armchair & Pedestal table

  • Deck Plans

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Prestige Balcony

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