Cruise Skorpios III

Kaweskar Route

4 days - 3 nights

full recomended!

South Chilean Fjords And Ice Fields 

The Skorpios III’s Kaweskar Route, explores the Southern Ice Field, located in the southern Patagonia. This journey takes its name to honor the Kaweskar natives who lived in this area.


This unforgettable cruise sails from Puerto Natales to the Amalia Glacier, visiting breathtaking and dreamy places, amazing glaciers and Fjords on a round trip itinerary. On this 3 night cruise you will give the opportunity to witness one of the most remote and untouched regions in the world with, comfort, personalized service and excellent cuisine. 

Cruise 1: Sailing on Tuesday; arrival on Friday.

Cruise 2: Sailing on Friday; arrival on Monday.

  • Discover amazing channels and fjords of southern Chile
  • Discover the immense ice fields and glaciers of Chilean Patagonia.
  • Enjoy spectacular panoramic view of the Amalia Glacier from the ship
  • Arrive at Calvo Fjord for a navigation excursion across the ice
  • Disembark on Bernal Glacier for a walk in a small native forest
  • Join a boat excursion in White Angostura and sail among island & rocks
  • Get to see the Amalia and Estero Calvo Glaciers, a large sihouette that descends down from the Andes mountain range.
  • Experience the extraordinary culinary tradition of the Patagonia onboard Skorpios III motor ship.


Departs Puerto Natales every Tuesday and Friday October 2017 to April 2018.

The Itinerary is the same for both weekly departures.

Day 1 Puerto Natales, Patagonic Channels.
Day 2 Amalia Glaciers, El Brujo, Fernando, Alipio & Calvo and de Las Montañas Fjords. During the morning, we will arrive at Amalia Glacier, to which we will get as closer as much as possible.
Day 3 Bernal, Herman, Alsina and Paredes Glaciers.
Day 4 Skorpios Terminal in Punta Natales.

Itineraty Details

Day 1 Embark Puerto Natales

At 4 PM, passenger reception at the Puerto Natales terminal.  

Sailing through Angostura Kirke, Morla, Vicuña, Unión, Collingwood and Sarmiento channels. Enjoy a welcome drink and dinner on board

Day 2 Amalia Glacier – El Brujo Glacier - Calvo Fjord

Vist Amalia Glacier. The vessel approaches the Glacier. Disembarkation on a nearby beach, soft hiking, arriving to a viewpoint where we can appreciate this beautiful glacier. The cruise continue to El Brujo Glacier (Weather and ice permitting, passengers can disembark and contemplate this glacier from a nearby rock)

At lunchtime set sail for Calvo Fjord and enjoy excursions by motorboat (weather permitting) to Fernando, Capitan Constantino and Alipio Glaciers. Cruise to Montanas Fjord this evening. 

Day 3 Montanas Fjord – Alsina Glacier – Bernal Glacier

This morning you visit the Montanas Fjord from where you can see four glaciers that slide down the Sarmiento Mountains to the sea. Enjoy soft hiking to the base of Bernal Glacier and a visit to Herman Glacier where you sail in its bay and admire the surrounding beauty and multi-coloured icebergs (depending on tide). Continue to visit the Alsina and Paredes Glaciers before setting sail from Montanas Fjord, Kirke Narrowness crossing. Tonight you enjoy a farewell party at the Captain's dinner dance. 

Day 4 Disembark Puerto Natales

Arrive at approximately 8.00am at the Skorpios Terminal in Puerto Natales where you disembark your cruise. 

Please Note:  Itinerary subject to changes according to navigation and climate conditions.  




Prices are per person based on twin share with private facilities on a minimum of 2 passengers. Single traveler prices are available upon request. Seasonal surcharge may apply over peak travel periods, holiday seasons and special events. Itinerary is subject to change without notice. Contact Covitour for more details

Included in the cost

  • 3 nights on-board the Skorpios III cruise vessel on a full board basis including an open bar
  • Accommodation based on twin-share cabin located on the Acropolis deck with private facilities
  • All meals on board (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Port taxes
  • Shore excursions as detailed in the itinerary

Not Included in the cost

  • Tipping whilst on board
  • Transfers to and from the port - if required, please request at time of booking
  • International or Domestic Flights
  • Insurance (Covitour offers Travel insurance with special rates for this trip. Please just let us know if you are interested)
  • Tips to local guides and drivers
  • Optional services (described above)

Particular Conditions 

  • The program and schedules may change depending on weather conditions or force majeure. Also1 disembarkations will depend on the authorization of the captain of the ship1 who will evaluate the safety and ice conditions of each place. Timings of lectures and activities will be informed during the sailing.
  • All of the excursions described in the itineraries can normally be carried out. Notwithstanding the above, Covitour Incoming & Corporate and  reserve the right, for technical or operative reasons, to reschedule, shorten, or alter all or part of the itineraries and/or excursions without prior notice, in order to safeguard the wellbeing and safety of passengers, preserve the environment, or due to any extraordinary circumstances, acts of God or force majeure. For the same reasons, the hours of departure or arrival of the excursions may be subject to change. 

Optional Services Request At Time Of Cruise Booking

  • Clients who arrive into Puerto Natales on Monday or Thursday can purchase one pre-night on board the ship (if arriving on Monday) or at Remota Hotel (or similar) or cabin on ship, which includes: Dinner on arrival night
  • 1 night's accommodation (Monday passengers will stay on board the ship, Thursday passengers will stay at Remota Hotel or similar)
  • Full day tour to Torres del Paine National Park including picnic lunch and entrance fees
  • Buffet breakfast


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