Patagonia Cruise — Charles Darwin in Patagonia — More Info

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the best time to go?

Patagonia is best experienced from October through April. December & January being the most popular times due to the winter holidays and South American summer vacations. This special voyage is only offered in the month of January.

What will I see?

Our itineraries start in either Ushuaia or Punta Arenas before boarding the Stella Australis and cruising the fjords and channels of the Straits of Magellan and Beagle Channel. This cruise combines fascinating lectures with wildlife, glaciers, gentle walks and cruising with outstanding dining and comfortable accommodations.

Is this trip for me?

This cruise affords you the opportunity to do as little or as much as you wish.  

Do I need a visa?

US, Canadian and Australian citizens must pay a (US)$160 visa reciprocity fee prior to entering Argentina.  This can be completed online here.   Visas for Chile are not required at this time. For the latest information, it's best to consult your local Argentine and Chilean consulates.


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