Skorpios III - Route Kaweskar (Puerto Natales)
The M/N Skorpios III, does this same itinerary which accommodates 110 passengers in its 49 cabines, set sails twice a week and navigates from september to april. It departs from the port station of Skorpios in Puerto Natales, the famous southern chilean city because it is near to Torres del Paine. You can get there to Punta Arenas and then we take a bus to Puerto Natales, even in high season it might be direct flights. You can also get there by bus from El Calafate.
The motorship has advanced technology regarding to telecommunications and it includes satelital navigation. Its cabins are covered in native woods and they are air-conditioned. There are master suites, junior suites, marital doubles, A and B doubles and singles. All of them have private toillet, LCD TV, frigobar, functional music, electronic locks and safe deposit boxes. The ship has decks, rooms and dinnig-rooms for 130 people. During the journey, the lectures will be translated to english at the same time. It has 2 bars for smokers and non smokers.
The motorship M/N Skorpios III, was built in 1995 by the very same shipyards of the Kochifas family, The ship is 70 metres long and 10 metres beam, and almost 3,5 metres of draught, a little bigger than the Skorpios II. Its cabins are decorated with wood which are distribuited in 5 decks, all of them with private bathroom, TV LCD and background music. Accommodations can be marital or twin cabin. The ship offers two stylish bar rooms, one of them is the main dinning-room or Quitralco room allowed for smokers and the other one is the San Rafael Bar allowed for non smokers.
4 days - 3 nights
Day 1 - Puerto Natales, Patagonic Channels.
We will sail from Puerto Natales to start our journey along the patagonic channels od Angostura Kirke, Morla Vicuña, Unión, Collingwood and Sarmiento.
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 we can.
We will leave the Amalia Glacier to look for another glacier: El Brujo. Before midday we will get to El Brujo Glacier, we will try to descend if the ice and weather conditions allows us to. As soon as the sunlights are in a perpendicular position to the earth´s crust, we will sail to go look for the Calvo Fjord. Once we get to the fjord, we will do a visit on board the Constantino Captain´s ship so we can cross the ice and arrive at the Fernando, Capitán Constantino and Alipio Glaciers. At twilight, we will set sail to de Las Montañas Fjord.
Day 3 - Bernal, Herman, Alsina and Paredes Glaciers
In the morning, we will visit de Las Montañas Fjord with our main objective to watch a great quantity of glaciers which hang off the Cordillera de los Andes. We will go to know the Bernal Glacier, where we will do a trekking along the vegetation to end in the base of the glacier. We will also get to Herman Glacier where we will tour the bay and we will appreciate its natural beauty together with the different shades of the ice floes. All this will be made if the tide conditions allows us to.
Continuing with our glaciers discovery, we will see the Alsina and Paredes Glaciers. In the afternoon, we will return to de Las Montañas Fjord to set sail and navigate to the Angostura Kirke crossing. At night we will get ready for the farewell party together with a dinner with the captain and a ball. After this special night, we will draw in the Skorpios Terminal in Puerto Natales.
Day 4 - Skorpios Terminal in Punta Natales
We will disembark in the terminal in Puerto Natales, those who payed for the transfer service by bus to Punta Arenas´ Airport, they will be waiting for. End of our services.
Season M/N Skorpios III 2023-2024
|CABINS||Season||BASE DOUBLE||BASE DOUBLE||BASE DOUBLE||BASE DOUBLE||BASE DOUBLE|
|DOUBLE INT||Low||2.400 USD|
|DOUBLE EXT||Low||2.530 USD||2.650 USD||2.650 USD|
|High||2.720 USD||2.840 USD||2.840 USD|
|DOUBLE DOUBLE||Low||2.750 USD|
|SUITE JUNIOR||Low||2.950 USD|
|SUITE MASTER||Low||3.250 USD|
|EXTRA BED||Low||1.450 USD||1.550 USD||1.660 USD||1.710 USD||1.710 USD|
|High||1.570 USD||1.680 USD||1.780 USD||1.850 USD||1.850 USD|
Map of Route
Characteristics of the M / N Skorpios III
Specifications and technical data of the M / N Skorpios III
The M/N Skorpios III was built in the Skorpios company's shipyards between the years 1994-1995, under Chilean and international ship regulations, such as SOLAS, IMO, Classification ABS (American Bureau of Shipping), and AI ice, granting it to the high degree of reliability and security. It is equipped with the most advanced naval engineering system and navigation equipment (marine, radar, GPS, GMDSS, Global Maritime Distress and Safety System), security and salvage systems, fire stations, smoke sensors, sprinklers, Carbon Dioxide extinguishers, etc. In addition, it counts on a global satellite telephone service, for passenger use, according to the current rates.
Equipped with the best 5 star nautical hotelier & navigating the Kaweskar Explorers Route, "Our Super Class", with an average capacity of 100 passengers, in 45 luxurious cabins with low beds.
Amongst the services of the Skorpios that are highlighted are: (the bar is always open, without additional fee), passengers can visit all areas of the ship without restriction (from the machine room, to control the bridge, even the kitchen). Gastronomical needs are provided for without restriction & menu changes are accepted without additional cost, games and reading rooms, smoking and non-smoking bars, bilingual trip information, simultaneous chat translations, satellite telephone, cable & TV public and all of the commodities of hotelier that correspond to a luxurious service.
- Total Length: 70.00 meters
- Stroking Beam: 10 meters
- Modeling Depth: 4.20 meters
- Volume moved: 1210 tons
- Power: 1,800 h.p
- Speed: 14 knots
- Range: 2,000 thousand
- Maximum Capacity: 125
- Cabins: 55
- Crew: 34
- Year: 1995
- Rating: A.B.S.
- Sola / Imo
No port tax must be paid during navigation, only the boarding fee is paid, which is approximately US $ 10.
On board the ship there is satellite telephony, you can speak anywhere in the world, according to the rate corresponding to each destination.
The on-board voltage is 220 volts AC (50 cycles)
It is recommended to wear clothing necessary for excursions, such as trekking shoes, parka or waterproof jacket, hat, scarf, sunglasses, sunscreen. The swimsuit is advisable to wear it for those who do the crossing in the M / N Skorpios II. Comfortable shoes should also be worn for use on the boat and thick shoes (borceguíes) for exits or for the deck of the boat. You can wear formal clothes for the gala night. The boat does not offer the haircut service to the crew, if there is a light laundry service (laundry).
On the Chonos Route during spring and autumn the temperature is between 5 ° and 20 ° C, in summer the temperature rises a little, ranging between 10 ° and 25 ° C, some may exist Days that exceed the maximum temperature. On the Kaweskar Route the temperature in spring and autumn is even lower, averaging 8 °, while in summer the weather is very similar on both routes.