Punta Arenas was the point of arrival for many European immigrants, who created a cultural melting pot here at the southernmost end of Chile. Inhale the fresh air of the Antarctic on a spectacular cruise through the scenic landscape of the fjords or take a trekking tour through the National Park of Torres del Paine.

Highlights

  • Penguins
  • Magdalena Island
  • Seno Otway
  • Australis
  • Skorpios

 Things to do

Half Day Penguin colony at Seno Otway from Punta Arenas in Private

Located on the shores of the Strait of Magellan you will find the secluded penguin colony of Seno Otway. From mid-October to late-March Magellanic Penguins come to this site in order to breed and raise their young. View these beautiful birds in their natural habitat. (Duration 4 hours. If you have a preference for timing, please tell your travel consultant at the time of booking, otherwise our team will schedule the tour at the best available time. Private Activity)

Punta Arenas City Tour

Enjoy a private halfday visit to Punta Arenas including a visit to the local museum, various monuments, and an amazing viewpoint over the Strait of Magellan and Tierra del Fuego.

Half Day Penguin colony at Seno Otway from Punta Arenas in Group

Located on the shores of the Strait of Magellan you will find the secluded penguin colony of Seno Otway. From mid-October to late-March Magellanic Penguins come to this site in order to breed and raise their young. View these beautiful birds in their natural habitat. (08:00 to 12:00 or 15:30 to 19:30. If you have a preference for timing, please tell your travel consultant at the time of booking, otherwise our team will schedule the tour at the best available time. Group Activity)

Half Day Visit to Magdalena Island and Penguin Colony from Punta Arenas in Group

This unforgettable, half-day excursion begins with a two-hour navigation through the Strait of Magellan viewing the Arctic waters, Tierra del Fuego, and the oilfields of Cabo Negro. Disembark at Magdalena Island and walk through impressive scenery to the penguin colony that is also home to other marine animals like cormorants and sea lions. Conclude the day at the island’s lighthouse and interpretative museum before returning back to Punta Arenas. This activity is subject to weather conditions and ocean currents. For your safety it may be cancelled at the last minute and with no previous notice. (06:50 to 12:30. Group Activity, Maximum 22 people on the boat)

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