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The Best Of Chilean Fjords Cruise

Ship: Le Boreal  
Departure: Tuesday, March 7, 2023
Nights: 13 nights
Departs: Ushuaia
Returns: Talcahuano
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One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
13
Nights
Days at Sea
4
Sea Days
Ports
11
Ports
Countries Visted
4
Countries
  • Itinerary

    The Best Of Chilean Fjords Cruise

    Ports of call

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Tuesday, March 7, 2023 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. Today the Old Prison is a National Historical Monument housing the Museo Maritimo, where visitors can explore the history of the Argentine Navy. Read more about Ushuaia, Argentina

    2 Wednesday, March 8, 2023 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). During the last two decades tourism and support of scientific research have contributed to an increase in economic activity. Read more about Puerto Williams, Chile

    3 Thursday, March 9, 2023 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. While this was greatly reduced by the opening of the Panama Canal in 1914, sailing around the Horn is widely regarded as one of the major challenges in yachting. Read more about Cape Horn, Chile

    4 Friday, March 10, 2023 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. Bahia Garibaldi is in the Chilean side of the Archipelago. Read more about Baia Garibaldi, Chile

    5 Saturday, March 11, 2023 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. Bahia Garibaldi is in the Chilean side of the Archipelago. Read more about Baia Garibaldi, Chile

    6 Sunday, March 12, 2023 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. It is approximately 570 km long and is about 2 km wide at its narrowest point. Read more about Strait Of Magellan, Chile

    7 Monday, March 13, 2023 Estero Las Montanas
    8 Tuesday, March 14, 2023 Skua Glacier
    8 Tuesday, March 14, 2023 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. It is a relatively small glacier, yet presents an enormous wall of blue ice falling into the sea. Read more about Glacier El Brujo, Chile

    9 Wednesday, March 15, 2023 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. Unlike most glaciers worldwide, it advanced significantly since 1945, surging 5 km across the fjord and reaching the western shore in 1962 and cutting off Lake Greve from the sea. Read more about Pio XI Glacier, Chile

    9 Wednesday, March 15, 2023 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. The tide runs up to 6 knots. Read more about English Passage, Chile

    10 Thursday, March 16, 2023 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. The amazing Glacier Jorge Montt is located nearby, in the Bernardo O'Higgins National Park. Read more about Tortel, Chile

    11 Friday, March 17, 2023 Sailing In The Pulluche Canal
    12 Saturday, March 18, 2023 Hilo, USA 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Hilo, USA

    Hilo is the largest settlement on The Big Island of Hawaii, the southernmost of the Hawaiian islands, in Polynesia. It overlooks Hilo Bay, at the base of active Mauna Loa (4169m) and dormant Mauna Kea (4207m) volcanoes. Hilo is an impressively beautiful town overlooking beaches, caves, rivers, and waterfalls within its limits. On the peak of Mauna Kea are some of the world’s best ground-based astronomical observatories. Read more about Hilo, USA

    13 Sunday, March 19, 2023 At Sea
    14 Monday, March 20, 2023 Talcahuano, Chile 7:00 AM Disembark
    View of Talcahuano, Chile

    Talcahuano (“Thundering Sky”), in central Chile, is on the Pacific coast of South America, at about the same latitude as Buenos Airies to the east. The port and city were severely damaged by the massive earthquake in 2010 and the following tsunami that left many boats high and dry. Talcahuano is the site of Chile’s main naval base and submarine fleet, and home to the historic restored ironclad turret ship Huáscar. Visitors (with passport) can inspect this floating museum of historical significance to Peru and Chile. Read more about Talcahuano, Chile

  • Ship

    Le Boreal Overview

    Le Boreal

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    Le Boréal offers itineraries that are impressive. She joined Compagnie du Ponant as a premium vessel in 2010, showing magnificent lines, elegance and furnishings that reflect modern French marine architecture. She is 5-star, “your own private yacht.” With 264 guests and 140 crew service is personal.

  • Cabins

    Le Boreal Cabins

    Superior Ocean

    Superior Ocean

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    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

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    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 Le Boreal Suite on the Le Boreal

    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

    Deck Plans for Le Boreal

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