As from December of 2010, the new Stella Australis will begin its operations, sailing from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia every Saturday and from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas every Wednesday.
Stella Australis is the newest Ship that belongs to Australis Cruise and it is also the bigger one. It has a capacity of 100 cabins, located in 5 different decks.
Apart from the navigation through Magellan Strait, you will have the chance of visiting Pia Glacier, located in the Channel Beagle in a fjord with the same name. Also, during the cruise, you will visit Wulaila Bay, where used to live the Yamana people.
The Stella Australis Cruise will take you on a journey through beautiful places, in the most remote area at the end of the world, as the Magellan Strait, Cape Horn, the Beagle Channel and also Ushuaia city.
During the journey, you will also know much more about the special forest in the area: the sub-polar Magellanic Forest. In Cape Horn, you will admire wild life, as many times you can see some whales and Magellan’s penguins that appears to offer you a “free” show. In Wulaila Bay, you will hear old stories about Yamana Inhabitants. You will navigate through the “Glacier Avenue” and will know Pia Glacier, Romanche Glacier, French Glacier, among others.
If you prefer, you can also take the cruise from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas. In this case Cruise departs every Saturday, arriving in Punta Arenas on Tuesday. In this case, you will have 3 nights of cruising and the chance of visiting Magdalena Island, located in Magallanes Strait, where there is a big colony of Magellanic Penguins
The end of the world is waiting for you. We invite you to discover it on-board of the Stella Australis.