Skorpios II Cruise

from AUD$2869

Countries visited : Chile

TOTAL DAYS :

STARTS IN : Puerto Montt

ENDS IN : Puerto Montt

Highlights : Chiloe Island , Llanquihue Archipelago , San Rafael Lagoon

TRANSPORT : Cruise

The Skorpios II operates Saturday cruises from Puerto Montt. Constructed in the Skorpios shipyards in 1988, it has 55 cabins on five decks, Athens, Acropolis, Parthenon, Olympo and Athos with a capacity of up to 160 passengers.

It also has beautifully decorated bridal suites. All cabins are decorated with native woods and have private bathrooms, intercoms, closed circuit television and backround music. It`s only in Athens deck that there are no windows. It’s main dining room can seat 160 passengers at one sitting and is equipped with a giant sized video projector, closed circuit professional television system and music for parties. It also has 2 bars, San Rafael / Quitralco (smokers / non smokers) for sixty passengers each.
The passengers can relax in deck chairs on it’s wide decks, and are given free access to the bridge and engine room. It’s kitchen provides international and local cuisine Based mainly of shellfish and fish captured fresh from the southern seas, with a set menu, served with fine chilean wines, and our famous open bar policy.

Sat to Thu – Chonos Route – Sep to Apr
Saturday:12.00 noon, weigh anchor from Skorpios Terminal in Puerto Montt. Sailing through the Llanquihue archipelago.Catch sight of Calbuco city.Ancud gulf, archipelago of Chiloe and Corcovado Gulf crossing at midnight.
Sunday:  08.00 hrs. navigation through the Moraleda and Ferronave channels.  Arrival at the fishing village of Puerto Aguirre at 11.00 hrs.  12.30 noon continue sailing through Ferronave, Pilcomayo and Costa channels.  At 21.30 hrs. approximately, anchor at Hualas cove or Punta Leopardos, 20 nautical miles from the San Rafael Glacier.
Monday:  07.30 hrs. crossing of the San Rafael Lagoon entrance and Tempanos channel.  09.00 hrs. the ship enters the Lagoon and anchors at 2 kms. away from the Glacier.  Boat excursions among multicolored icebergs, if the weather allows to.  15.30 hrs. the ship gets closer to the Glacier.  17.00 hrs. set sail to the Quitralco fjord.
Tuesday:  08.00 hrs. berth at the Quitralco pier.  After breakfast, passengers can take hotspring baths were the water temperature is at 32ºC and 30ºC, in covered and outside pools.  If the weather allows to, boat excursions in motor boats through the inside of the fjord.  19.00 hrs. sail towards Chiloe, navigating through the Moraleda and Perez Norte channels.
Wednesday:  08.00 hrs. Corcovado Gulf crossing.  In this area, if the conditions allow to, there is a possibility of watching humpback whales and blue whales.  Continue to sail through the oriental coast of the Chiloe island, Yal channel, Castro stream, arriving to this beautiful city at 15.00 hrs.  Disembarkation to visit this place.  22.00 hrs. set sail towards Puerto Montt through Lemuy, Dalcahue and Quicavi channels.  Farewell party, Captain’s dinner, dance.
Thursday:  08.00 hrs. Docked at the Skorpios Terminal pier in Puerto Montt.  09.00 hrs. breakfast, disembarkation and passengers’ transfer.

PRICES

Athens Deck 6D/5N - Low - Sep2012 - Apr2013

Join in Category Single Double Triple
Puerto Montt Cruise AUD$4303 AUD$2869 AUD$2303

Athens Deck 6D/5N - High - Sep2012 - Apr2013

Join in Category Single Double Triple
Puerto Montt Cruise AUD$4757 AUD$3172 AUD$2417

Prices per person in AU$. Not valid during local public holidays and special events. All prices are as a guide only, please check with us for the latest prices.

Included:

  • Bar (always open, no additional cost)
  • Food without restrictions and menu variations without cost
  • Game room and reading room, smoking and non-smoking bars
  • Bilingual travel information, conversation translation
  • Satellite telephone (Extra costs), cable TV, open TV
  • All the comforts of a luxury service hotel.

 

Not included:

  • Airfare to/from Pto. Montt
  • Embarkation tax of approx. US$25pp
  • Optional excursions

Tour name :
Skorpios II Cruise

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