You’ve made it to the southern tip of America, don’t rush away! Extend your trip for an incredible wildlife experience you won’t forget! The Magellan Strait connects the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans and is home to a pristine wildlife ecosystem. Boat through the strait with playful dolphins in your wake. Once you reach National Nature Reserve of Magdalena Island, watch sun basking sea lions and the colony of penguins waddle about and slip into the water at this penguin breeding ground. Before your final departure, enjoy exploring the town of Punta Arenas.

SUMMARY

TRIP TYPE: Add-On

ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy

TRIP LENGTH: 2 days/1 nights

SPACES AVAILABLE: 14

TRIP COST: From

Double Occupancy

$ 895

per person

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore Punta Arenas, a colorful town at the water’s edge on the Strait of Magellan, which connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
  • See unforgettable unique ocean wildlife, including Austral and Overas Toninas Dolphins, sea lions, Magellanic penguins and more!

ITINERARY

Day 1: Penguin Colony and City Tour

  • After an early pickup, spend the first half of your day navigating through the Strait of Magellan to Magdalena and Marta Islands
  • During your boat ride through the Magellan Strait, be sure to keep your eyes peeled for the renowned Austral and Overas Toninas Dolphins
  • Magdalena Island is home to over 150,000 penguins and Marta Island is famous for its abundance of indigenous sea lions
  • After your morning spent viewing the magnificent wildlife of the Magdalena and Mart Islands, you will be treated to a delicious lunch
  • After lunch, your guide will help you navigate through Punta Arenas while regaling you with educational information about the history of this beautiful city
  • Overnight: Cabo de Hornos or comparable
  • Meals included: B/L

Day 2: International Departures

  • After your exciting time in Punta Arenas, you will be transferred to Presidente Carlos Ibanez del Campo International Airport (PUQ) to begin your journey home
  • Meals included: B

HUMAN OUTREACH PROJECT

One of World Wide Trekking’s founding principles is giving back to the places we travel. Through our sister non-profit, Human Outreach Project, we are making a difference in lives around the globe, and connecting trekkers with voluntourism opportunities in local communities.

Although we don’t have projects in this part of the world, there are always opportunities to get involved and find a meaningful way to engage with the local community. We would love to talk to you about custom voluntourism and humanitarian opportunities that you can incorporate into your WWTrek trip. The find out more, go to HumanOutreachProject.org or contact us.