General

Take an unforgettable voyage on the Stella Australis or the Ventus Australis through Tierra del Fuego’s spectacular fjords, glaciers and channels separating Chile and Argentina. Enjoy visits to Cape Horn and the Magellan Strait, as well as marine wildlife-spotting opportunities.

Australis Cruises at a glance

  • Two sister ships, the MV Stella Australis and the MV Ventus Australis
  • Both are sleek, modern cruise ships purpose-built for sailing in these waters
  • 100 luxurious cabins arranged over three decks
  • En suite shower rooms
  • Choice of either double or twin beds
  • All cabins have large windows for excellent views
  • 210 passengers maximum
  • Sky Lounge giving you panoramic seascape views
  • Observation decks for watching the passing parade in comfort
  • Fine dining in elegant restaurants
  • Well equipped gym
  • Excursions onto glaciers to meet penguins
  • Shore trip to explore the 425 metre high cliff that is Cape Horn
  • Visit the fjords of Tierra del Fuego
  • Experience part of Darwin’s route from Punta Arenas

 

rates & departures Australis cruises 2018-2019

 

Best Selling Routes  (4 nights)

“Fjords of Tierra del Fuego”: (4 Nights) – Punta Arenas to Ushuaia

Day 1
Boarding vessel in Punta Arenas / Strait of Magellan
Day 2
Tuckers Islet and Ainsworth BayDay 3
Pía Glacier & Glacier Alley

Day 4
Cape Horn and Wulaia Bay

Day 5
Disembark at Ushuaia

“Patagonian Explorer”: (4 nights) – Ushuaia to Punta Arenas

Day 1
Board the vessel in Ushuaia

Day 2
Cape Horn & Wulaia Bay

Day 3
Pía Glacier & Garibaldi Glacier

Day 4
Condor Glacier & Aguila Glacier

Day 5
Magdalena Island / Disembark at Punta Arenas

Available departures

  • A Cabins  &  B Cabins

    A Cabins & B Cabins

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    Cabin facilities:Air Condition, Hairdryer, Heating, Private bathroom

    • Spacious cabins measuring 178 square feet.
    • Slightly smaller windows on this deck measuring 1.45m x 1.20m.
    • Standard-size twin (1.05m x 1.90m) or double beds. (1.60m x 1.90m)
    • B cabins are on the low deck with slightly less panoramic view than the A cabins and the prices reflect this.
    • If you are planning a year in advance you might be lucky enough to secure one of these.

    There are 100 cabins aboard the Stella Australis, each offers a picture window with panoramic view and private bathroom as well as individually controlled heating, radios, life jackets, hair dryers and safe-deposit boxes.

    Standard cabins (B, A, AA and AAA) measure 16.5 metres square.

    Superior cabins (AAS, AAAS) measure 20.5 metres square.

    Bed size:1.60m x 1.90m or 2 x 1.05m x 1.90m

  • AA
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    Cabin facilities:Air Condition, Hairdryer, Heating, Private bathroom

    • Spacious cabins measuring 178 square feet
    • Located on the Tierra del Fuego Deck next to the Yamana Lounge.
    • Views from large windows measuring 1.45m x 1.37m.
    • Standard-size twin (1.05m x 1.90m) or double beds. (1.60m x 1.90m)

    There are 100 cabins aboard the Stella Australis, each offers a picture window with panoramic view and private bathroom as well as individually controlled heating, radios, life jackets, hair dryers and safe-deposit boxes.

    Standard cabins (B, A, AA and AAA) measure 16.5 metres square.

    Superior cabins (AAS, AAAS) measure 20.5 metres square.

    Bed size:1.60m x 1.90m or 2 x 1.05m x 1.90m

  • AA Superior

    AA Superior

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    Cabin facilities:Air Condition, Hairdryer, Heating, Private bathroom

    • Luxuriously spacious, AA Superior cabins measure 220 square feet
    • Located on the Tierra del Fuego Deck next to the Yamana Lounge.
    • Views from large windows measuring 1.45m x 1.37m
    • Larger double beds measuring 1.8m x 1.98m.

    There are 100 cabins aboard the Stella Australis, each offers a picture window with panoramic view and private bathroom as well as individually controlled heating, radios, life jackets, hair dryers and safe-deposit boxes.

    Standard cabins (B, A, AA and AAA) measure 16.5 metres square.

    Superior cabins (AAS, AAAS) measure 20.5 metres square.

    Bed size:1.8m x 1.98m

  • AAA Superior

    AAA Superior

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    Cabin facilities:Air Condition, Hairdryer, Heating, Private bathroom

    • Wonderfully spacious and airy, measuring 220 square feet in size, with ample room for storage and relaxation.
    • Well positioned for access to the Sky Lounge and Darwin Lounge
    • The best view on board, due to their height on the ship, and the huge floor to ceiling picture window.
    • Large king sized beds measuring 1.8m x 1.98m.

     

    There are 100 cabins aboard the Stella Australis, each offers a picture window with panoramic view and private bathroom as well as individually controlled heating, radios, life jackets, hair dryers and safe-deposit boxes.

    Standard cabins (B, A, AA and AAA) measure 16.5 metres square.

    Superior cabins (AAS, AAAS) measure 20.5 metres square.

    Bed size:King 1,80 x 1,98m

  • AAA
    Max:

    Cabin facilities:Air Condition, Hairdryer, Heating, Private bathroom

    • Spacious cabins measuring 178 square feet
    • Located on the Cabo de Hornos Deck next to the Sky Lounge and Bridge.
    • These cabins offer the best view on board, with windows measuring 1.58m x 1.80m
    • Standard-size twin (1.05m x 1.90m) or double beds (1.60m x 1.90m).

     

    There are 100 cabins aboard the Stella Australis, each offers a picture window with panoramic view and private bathroom as well as individually controlled heating, radios, life jackets, hair dryers and safe-deposit boxes.

    Standard cabins (B, A, AA and AAA) measure 16.5 metres square.

    Superior cabins (AAS, AAAS) measure 20.5 metres square.

     

     

    Bed size:1,60 x 1,90m or 2 x 1,05 x 1,90m

Ushuaia

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Punta Arenas

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