310 - Skorpios II Cruise: Chonos Route

A wonderful 5-night cruise to San Rafael Glacier, Chiloe Island and channels of Patagonia

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Navigate southern channels and enjoy glaciers in Patagonia

One of the best options in Patagonia, is the Skorpios II Cruise. Departing from Puerto Montt in the Lakes District, you will visit many incredible places throught southern channels and islets in the chilean Patagonia. You will discover San Rafael Glacier, crossing the Llanquihue, and visiting Chiloé and Aysén archipelagos. Another great visits are the Quitralco hot springs, Puerto Aguirre, Quemchi, Islote Barrientos, Islote Conejos and Dalcahue, again in Chiloe Island. The cruise include meals and incredible unique disembarkations.

Check our day by day itinerary below, and see departures and cabin details too. We´re ready to add this incredible Skorpios II Cruise to your itinerary in South America!

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Day 1


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. It´s our first day aboard the Skorpios II Cruise. Be ready for the dinner and overnight!

Day 2

SKORPIOS II - Navigate southern channels in Patagonia

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.
Be ready for the exquisite dinner and overnight.

Day 3

SKORPIOS II - Enjoy the incredible San Rafael Glacier

After breakfast, we will enjoy our third day aboard the Skorpios II Cruise.  Around 07:30 am. we will be 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.

Free time until dinner and overnight.

Day 4

SKORPIOS II - Quitralco and the hot springs

In the morning, around 08:00 am, the Skorpios II 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 in the afternoon and around 05:00 pm we continue sailing towards Chiloé, navigating through the channels of Moraleda and Pérez Norte.
Free time for relax until dinner and overnight


Day 5

SKORPIOS II CRUISE - Navigate more channels and islets

Free morning after breakfast. After midnight, the cruise navigate 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! It´s a unique moment to enjoy the warm of the captain and his family. Overnight

Day 6

SKORPIOS II - Return to Puerto Montt

In the morning, and around 08:00 am, we enjoy breakfast on board while docking in Puerto Montt. Disembarking starts around 09:00 am.

Please Note: The program and timetables may vary according to climate conditions or force majeure. Likewise, debarkation and duration will depend on the authorization of the captain, who will evaluate safety and ice conditions in each place. Schedules of the thematic talks and other onboard activities will be announced by our guides on the cruise.

Good bye incredible Skorpios II Cruise!

End of our services. We can personalize your program, by adding or deleting nights, add new destinations, or make any necessary change. Just let us know. Optional activities you can see below each day, are just suggested options. You can add any of these activities to your quotation, or ask for any other available in each destination.


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Cruise's Departures

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Cruise's Deck Plan

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