Navimag Cruise: Puerto Montt to Puerto Natales
Departs Puerto Montt: Friday
Arrives Puerto Natales: Monday
Day 01: Puerto Montt
Check into the Navimag cruise ship is in the morning, once on-board the will welcome you and go through the program with you. Then we will set sail through the Patagonia fjords, to Puerto Natales city as our final destination. We begin sailing in Reloncaví Estuary, Ancud Gulf and at sunset, we enter Corcovado Gulf. We have just started a surprising adventure
Day 02: Moraleda Cana – Golfo de Penas
We start sailing at dawn by the Moraleda channel, which is one of the deepest we sail on the route, later we sail Errázuriz and Costa channels. Then we enter Pelluche channel, the most abundant in vegetation (Cypress and Lengas forests) if we are lucky enough, we could even see “toninas” (a kind of dolphin), seals and wild birds. At sunset, we start sailing the ocean in gulf of Penas area, which lasts 12 hours approximately and here is possible to see Humpback Whales.
Day 03: Attractions – Glaciers
We wake up sailing between fjords and crossing the Messier channel, which is 1,270 meters deep. This characteristic makes it one of the deepest in the area; here we will also be able to see a cargo ship “Capitan Leonidas”, which is aground since the 70s in a semi sunken islet called “Bajo Cotopaxi”. Nowadays, it is used as a lighthouse and as a point of reference for sailors. Shortly after that, we will cross “Angostura Inglesa” to arrive to Puerto Edén (Only high season), which is located in Wellington Island, one of the biggest in Chile. It is part of Bernardo O’Higgins National park, which is the vastest in Chile, it has Magallánicos forest and Southern Patagonia Ice Field. This area is full of glaciers and, if weather is permitting, you will be able to have a great view of the glaciers.
*Glaciers possible to visit on day 3 in Puerto Montt - Puerto Natales Route are: Amalia Glacier, Glacier Skua, Estero de las montañas, Iceberg o Brujo.
Day 04: Angostura White – Puerto Natales
We wake up sailing Sarmiento channel, and then we arrive to the narrowest path of the route, Angostura White, which is only 80 metres wide. Later, we sail the Union small bay and then we enter the channel to access Puerto Natales city where our great adventure ends