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Cape Horn

| Tierra del Fuego, Hornos Island, Chile
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Cruise through the Glaciers from Ushuaia to Punta Arena
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| Tierra del Fuego, Hornos Island, Chile
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We joined our cruise in Punta Arenas. Our cabin was very comfortable and the M/V Stella Australis just perfect with good food and nice lounges. We were kept informed at all times with some good briefings and lectures. We travelled down the Magellan Canal, visited...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on an expedition cruise with Ponant on the ship Le Soleal from Valparaiso to Ushuaia via Puerto Montt, Castro and Puerto Natales. We sailed through the inland fjords, visited many glaciers with landings and then stopping at Cape Horn. Magnificent trip. We landed...More

Thank AntarcticBound
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Stella Australis cruise from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia is a superb way to see the end of the world without having to go to Antarctica! We found the ship comfortable & well-appointed. Our room was spacious with a huge window. The staff is knowledgable...More

Thank jagz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a marvellous cruise with the knowledgeable crew and guides aboard the Stella Australis. There were lectures, hikes and zodiac trips to see penguins and other areas at the end of the world. The ship could accommodate 210 passengers and there were fine(ish) dining...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed October 16, 2017

It was an amazing experience to be able to actually land on Cape Horn during exceptionally good weather. I was en route to the Antartic Peninsular aboard the beautiful Midnatsol. Getting ashore was made easy by the experienced expedition guides and ship's crew and we...More

Thank Betty B
Reviewed June 21, 2017

You can't get here by car or plane. You visit as part of a several day small ship expedition. The landing on the island is not assured Some say 50/50. Your depart the ship in a zodiac is the weather is OK per the captain....More

3  Thank Carl C
Reviewed May 22, 2017

I always visioned Cape Horn as a cape at the end of the continent and was very surprised that it is actually an island off the lands end. The island is small and really not notable but as it is all about geography, the southern...More

Thank Teresa H
Reviewed April 28, 2017

We took a four day cruise on the Stella Australis from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia. We had a wet landing from a zodiac (got one foot wet) to land at Cape Horn. After climbing up 300 or so steps, we were on mostly level ground...More

1  Thank fuzzyfred
Reviewed April 2, 2017

This was the highlight of our discovery trip in Patagonia. We were greeted by the officer of the Chilean army who spends a whole year there with his family. We walk twice to the seagull monument; first time the wind was so fast we could...More

5  Thank stism
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

I just completed a four night cruise on the Stella Australis, sailing from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia. It was a wonderful experience. Landing at Cape Horn is obviously weather dependent. We were fortunate to have perfect conditions: sunny and calm seas. In fact not only...More

3  Thank Midwesterner44
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March 16, 2017|
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Response from alexMoscowRussia |
You will get all the answers on YouTube. Sometimes it is simply terrifying, sometimes the sea is calm as a swimming pool on a sunny day
Ronnie H
January 7, 2017|
Response from VAChuck | Reviewed this property |
Hello, The reputation is that it can be rough. We were at Cape Horn about a year ago and the crew said they had never seen it so calm. Usually when the two oceans collide there is a lot of play in the water. We just got... More