The Chonos Route covered by this cruise represents a journey that merges natural majesty, from Puerto Montt to the majestic San Rafael Lagoon, with the commemoration of the National Holidays.

In the depths of the heart of Northern Patagonia in Chile, an extraordinary maritime adventure awaits daring souls in search of natural wonders and memorable experiences. The Skorpios II Cruise stands as the gateway to the exciting journey known as the Chonos Route. Embarking from the Skorpios Terminal in the charming city of Puerto Montt, this six-day odyssey promises to take passengers along 800 miles of stunning archipelagos, channels, and gulfs, culminating in a thrilling encounter with the majestic ice of the San Rafael Glacier, a dream opportunity to enjoy Fiestas Patrias.

All the Details About the Cruise

The journey begins with an exciting departure from the Skorpios Terminal in Puerto Montt. Aboard the Skorpios II Ship, the cruise glides majestically through the Llanquihue Archipelago, offering breathtaking panoramas of the city of Calbuco and the alluring Gulf of Ancud in the Chiloé Archipelago. The first stop takes you to Mechuque, a picturesque Chilote island, where passengers will disembark to explore its charming streets, craft center, and cozy cafes. As the ship sails south, the imposing beauty of the Patagonian fjords begins to unfold before the amazed eyes of the travelers.

Navigating through the Moraleda and Ferronave channels, passengers are taken to the charming fishing village of Puerto Aguirre, anchored in the Chonos Archipelago. Here, travelers will have the opportunity to disembark and explore a typical rainforest trail of the region, while exploring panoramic viewpoints and the picturesque streets full of history of the locality. Islote Barrientos awaits as the next destination, inviting passengers to disembark once again and explore its rocky islands, home to birds and sea lions that embody the untamed nature of the region.

The excitement grows as the cruise heads to the San Rafael Lagoon National Park. The majesty of the San Rafael Lagoon unfolds, with multicolored icebergs floating around it. Travelers will have the opportunity to disembark in boats and immerse themselves in the fascinating experience of walking among these natural wonders. The journey culminates with an exhilarating approach to the imposing San Rafael Glacier, before heading to the Quitralco Fjord with its relaxing thermal pools.

The Leucayec Channel in the Chonos Archipelago offers captivating views of the town of Melinka. If weather conditions permit, passengers might have the chance to spot majestic blue whales or albatrosses, adding a touch of wonder to the experience. The journey continues to Islote Conejos, home to Magellanic penguins and various birds that beautify the natural landscape. The afternoon ends in Dalcahue, a charming town where travelers can explore freely before embarking on a farewell party as the cruise sails back to Puerto Montt.

What's Included?

The Skorpios II Cruise stands out for its five nights of comfort. Enjoy a relaxing stay in a cabin of your choice and upon arrival, delight in a welcome cocktail. Every moment on board will be an opportunity to relax and admire the beauty of Patagonia. Start your days with delicious breakfasts, savor lunches and dinners carefully prepared by talented chefs. Refresh yourself with a selection of beverages, wines, and liquors available during your journey. Toast to every memorable moment as you gaze upon the spectacular landscapes.

The adventure includes the experience of visiting the Quitralco Hot Springs. Immerse yourself in relaxing thermal waters with temperatures between 30 and 32°C in the picturesque Quitralco Fjord, an oasis of tranquility amidst wild nature. Additionally, it's important to note that the package does not include embarkation fees and departures are on Saturdays. Make sure to arrive at the Skorpios Terminal in Puerto Montt with enough time to embark peacefully and start your adventure without haste.

The next departure date for this cruise will be on Saturday, September 16th. To book the Skorpios II Cruise: Chonos Route, click on this link or contact

Get ready for an unforgettable experience in Patagonia. The Skorpios II Cruise will give you the opportunity to explore the treasures of the Chonos Route and the majesty of the San Rafael Lagoon while you relax in comfort and luxury on board. Welcome to a journey that will leave a lasting imprint on your heart!

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