Essential Patagonia

Essential Patagonia

Essential Patagonia

$17,500 *pp
15 days

Spend more time exploring the doorstep to Antarctica, the Patagonian region and Chile’s spectacular network of fjords.

Retrace Charles Darwin’s epic voyage to the ‘edge of the world’ on this comprehensive journey into Chile’s spectacular network of fjords and channels. Helicopter flightseeing and Zodiac cruises along this enchanting stretch of coastline provide awe-inspiring perspectives of some of the most remote and picturesque landscapes on earth. From Magellanic penguin colonies and other seabirds to South American sea lions and southern elephant seals, the fascinating array of wildlife is as abundant as the majestic blue-toned tidewater glaciers. 

Ultramarine from $17,500*pp
Departs 13 March 2025
  • Encounter iconic wildlife, such as Magellanic penguins, sea lions and seabirds
  • Experience some of the world’s most remote glacial and fjord systems, including Glacier Alley
  • Retrace Darwin’s route through the Beagle Channel and learn about the storied history of southern Chile
  • Cruise in a Zodiac for a unique perspective of glaciers, fjords and channels
  • Enjoy helicopter flightseeing from Ultramarine for a unique perspective of the landscape
  • Shipboard accommodation with luggage handling and daily housekeeping
  • Leadership throughout the voyage by experienced Expedition Leaders
  • All Zodiac transfers, cruising and shore landings as per the daily program
  • All meals, snacks, soft drinks and juices on board throughout your voyage
  • Select beer and wine during dinner
  • Coffee, tea and cocoa available around the clock
  • Formal and informal presentations by guest speakers as scheduled
  • A photographic journal documenting the expedition
  • A pair of waterproof expedition boots on loan for landings and Zodiac cruising excursions
  • An official Quark Expeditions® parka to keep
  • One 10- to 15-minute helicopter flightseeing excursion (weather and logistics permitting)
  • Torres del Paine National Park entrance fee and ground transfers 
  • Estancia visit and ground transfers
  • Lunches ashore during Puerto Natales/Torres del Paine excursion days
*Conditions apply: Prices are per person, twin share in AUD based on lead-in accommodation in each of the specified categories. Prices correct as of 30 July 2023 & are subject to change due to fluctuations in charges, taxes & currency. ^All savings have been applied to advertised prices & are valid for all new bookings. Discount is valid on select 2023, 2024 & 2025 Quark Expeditions Polar voyages. Applies to voyages full fare only; cabins limited. Not appliable to transfer packages, Adventure Options, additional hotel accommodation, pre/post tours, insurance, flights, or group bookings. Offer is capacity controlled, subject to change/availability & can be withdrawn at any time without notice. Included transfers may be on a shared basis. International fights are not included, unless specified. ~Ship credit is in USD per person & can only be used on board the ship for the duration of the expedition. It will be added to your onboard account after embarkation. It can be used towards several onboard items, including, but not limited to; bar, spa services, wifi, laundry polar boutique, & onboard adventure activities if available. Please note it cannot be used towards gratuities. Quark Expeditions has the right to limit, change or discontinue promotion at anytime without notice. Non transferable. No cash value. Valid for sale until 27 Sep 23, unless sold out prior. Further conditions apply, see Booking, cancellation & credit card service fees may apply.

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