Gleaming Glaciers & Turquoise Lakes

Puerto Williams to Torres del Paine. Discover Southern Patagonia with spectacular views of Argentinian mountains, sealions and the occasional vagrant leopard seal.

Wild. Icy. Epic.

Southern Patagonia. Wildlife and icy wilderness on an epic scale. Humpback whales and Orcas splash against a backdrop of glaciers and icebergs.

Puerto Williams


Your journey begins in Puerto Williams, the southernmost city in the world. Proudly located 12km south of Ushaia - and the closest continental city to Antarctica – there’s a reason this remote Chilean outpost is commonly referred to as “the end of the world.” Navarino Island is famed for its grueling hiking trail, the Dientes de Navarino circuit, named for the grinning tooth-like peaks it traverses. To complete the trail in its entirety takes the most seasoned ramblers 5 days. We’ll take the Zodiacs and complete a 7km section along Navarino Island’s southern shore. Tired muscles can be soothed later on in your yacht’s ultra-heated hot tub. No trip to Puerto Williams is complete without a taste of fresh king crab, freshly plucked from the freezing waters of the Beagle Channel.

Bahia Yendegaia


Bahia Yendegaia - or “Deep Bay” in the Yagan language, serves as a landscape bridge between two of Patagonia’s wildest natural areas—Chile’s Alberto de Agostini National Park to the west and Argentina’s Tierra del Fuego National Park to the east. Yendegaia Park, created in 2013 now links two world-class wilderness parks, creating an expansive protected area along the Chile–Argentina border.
Offering some of the most spectacular views in the whole archipelago, the Yendegaia park is a sight to behold, not only from the shore but especially from the sky. Lifting off from your yacht’s helipad, you’ll be treated to an aerial view of its vast beech forests, expansive grasslands, rugged coastline, wild rivers, wild horses and sublime mountains. If you’re thirsty for more adventure, your crew can arrange for local guides to take you heli-fishing, heli-kayaking or even heli-skiing in this pristine wilderness.

Seno Pia


A majestic fjord in the heart of the Darwin Mountains, this Y-shaped inlet hides a magnificent tidewater glacier at the head of each arm. Waking up here at anchor, it’s easy to feel engulfed by the beauty of your surroundings, with high granite walls in all directions and sharp snowy peaks above. A morning of heliskiing can be arranged on Monte Darwin, or alternatively, guests can explore the western arm by Zodiac or Kayak, dwarfed by creaking, groaning and heart-stoppingly beautiful glaciers.
After lunch, your yacht will cruise to Garibaldi Glacier, one of only three glaciers in Patagonia gaining mass rather than staying the same or slowly shrinking. A trek through virgin Magellanic forest to a glacial waterfall will reward you with spectacular views across the glacier and fjord. Just don’t forget your camera... it’s a long way back down.

Paso Darwin


A stunning western extension of the Beagle Channel; Darwin Sound wasn’t named in recognition of Charles’s world-changing ideas. Rather, HMS Beagle captain Robert FitzRoy bestowed the honor upon the young naturalist in 1833 after he saved the ship’s small boats from getting swamped by the wake of a calving glacier. The inland mountains still send streams of ice down to the water today.
We’ll leave your yacht at anchor and use the Zodiacs to explore the westernmost inlet of Brazo Noroeste, a 10-mile long channel that winds through beautiful Fuegian forests towards the imposing Ventisquero, or “hanging” Glacier.

Carlos III


Located in the Magellan Strait, Carlos III Island is the gateway to the Francisco Coloane Maritime Park, a protected coastal area for scientific research. Cruising here, you’re likely to encounter the Island’s summertime residents - a colony of humpback whales that return to the island’s unusually rich feeding grounds between December and April every year.
These majestic creatures are known for their spectacular breaching displays and complex songs of 10-20 minutes, which are sometimes repeated for hours. With the help of a specialist guide, you may also observe their “bubble” feeding techniques, where they team up to trap fish inside a net of bubbles.

Estero Las Montañas


Estero Las Montañas is is a narrow, 30-mile long fjord, flanked by mountains on both sides. Cruising here offers some spectacular views of the imposing mountains and beautiful glaciers which tumble from the Cordillera Sarmiento, some right down to the sea.
A number of protected bays offer the opportunity to explore the shoreline by kayak or tender, and spot wildlife, including South American Sea Lions, Southern Fur Seals, Magellanic penguins, Black-browed albatrosses and Southern Giant petrels.

Puerto Natales


Puerto Natales is the capital of he province of Última Esperanza, one of the four provinces that make up the Magallanes and Antartica Chilena Region in the southernmost part of Chile.
Located at the opening of Última Esperanza Sound, it retains the glacial pace of life you’d expect from Patagonia, but with the addition of boutique beer sellers, specialist mountain equipment stores, and gore-tex-clad tourists making their way to the Torres del Paine National Park.
Once ashore, it’s a short SUV ride north west to the Cueva del Milodón Natural Monument, home to a rock formation called Silla del Diablo (Devil’s Chair) as well as several caves, the largest of which is the cavernous Milodón Cave, at 200 metres long. It was here that Hermann Eberhard, a German explorer, found a large, seemingly fresh piece of skin of an unidentified animal in 1865. It was later recognized that the skin belonged to Mylodon – an animal which became extinct 10,200–13,560 years ago. To picture the prehistoric scene, there’s a lifesize replica of this collosal mammal inside the cave.

Torres del Paine


The soaring mountains, turquoise lakes, gleaming glaciers and towering granite horns of the Torres del Paine National Park are so photogenic that it was voted eighth wonder of the world by 5 million social media users on the virtue of its photos alone.
Two days here will provide plenty of opportunity to take your own instagram masterpiece, with stunning views everywhere you turn, and plenty of outdoor activities to try. Working with local guides, your yacht’s crew can arrange a variety of exciting excursions, from a private visit to a traditional Chilean ranch to learn about the vibrant culture of the Chilean Gaucho (traditional horsemen) to a chance to kayak or ice hike the colossal grey glacier. There’s also a chance to visit an archeological site where Paleontologists discovered nearly 50 entire ichthyosaur fossils. These prehistoric marine reptiles, buried by rocks from the huge Tyndall Glacier, lived between 250 million to 66 million years ago.