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Excursions in Estrecho de Magallanes

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Excursions in Estrecho de Magallanes
First, there is a Half day tour in the bay of Punta Arenas, with an old pier and ship wrecks environment, is interesting to go between of some of these ship wrecks and look at the city from the strait, we get the opportunities to see sea lions resting in a buoy. The tour includes full kayak equipment (semi dry two pieces kokatat suits that you wear over your own cloth), bilingual guide, and a snack after the activity in a cafe near by the strait. The duration of the activity is 3 hours in total and 2 hours paddling?  63 USD por paxs.

Second, there is a half day tour in the bay of Agua Fresca, 27 kilometers south from Punta Arenas, in a beach and mountain with some forest at the shore more natural environment, here we get more chances to see wild life, sea birds and if we are lucky some dolphins too. The tour includes full kayak equipment (semi dry two pieces kokatat suits that you wear over your own cloth), bilingual guide, and a home made snack at the hosteria Agua Fresca, by the Magellan strait. The duration of the activity is 4 hours in total and 2 hours paddling. The cost for this is  90 USD por paxs.
Third, there is a Full day kayak tour in the area of San Isidro Cape and Light House, 65 kilometers south of Punta Arenas, in a pristine environment full of ever green forest that comes right to the strait all the way, great chances of seeing much wild life since we are going further than any road goes in this point. Almost no other people around probably a few fisherman and some adventurous trekkers along the coast. check this video made by the official tourism board, were this place appears, we collaborate to do the kayaking part.
The tour full kayak equipment (neoprene suits plus semi dry two pieces kokatat suits), bilingual guide, snack and box lunch at a camp that we set up by the Magellan strait. The duration of the activity is 14 hours in total and 6 hours paddling. The cost for this is 210 USD por paxs.

Excursions in Estrecho de Magallanes
Fourth, is a 4 day full expedition type going to the southest most point in american continent, Cape Froward, this trip first part is the same as the previous San Isidro one, but from there on we go on camping in the place were the weather let us or what ever the speed of the group is, there is a lot more chances to see wild life in 4 days and experiencing real wild south channels, this is a trip no for beginers, you probably will have to deal with stormy weather, some big waves and unespected conditions, we go with a support zodiac boat all the way so there is safety at the reach of a VHF call, the average paddling is 15 to 20 km a day, not much if you are used to paddle with out wind, but this could be 4 to 6 hours paddle. This trip includes a night in a very exclusive inn in San Isidro light house, a surprising spot in the middle off this wild nature. The cost for this is U$d 1000.- por paxs minimum of two.

 

Excursions in Estrecho de Magallanes
Fifth, Is the Kayaking just like second option, plus the horseback riding activities which includes between 1,5 and 2 hours horseback riding and lunch in between the activities. The horseback riding is done in a forest that goes along the shore, so you get some views of the Magellan strait, and Tierra de Fuego in your ride. The duration for this activity is 6 to 7 hours in total. Starting at 9:00 am the price for this excursion is 175 USD por paxs.

Besides that, we have the zodiac boat trip, going to Cape Froward (southest most point in American continent), the duration of this trip is approximately 12 hours in total, This includes transport, full equipment (dry suit, lifejacket, gloves), we start at 6:00 am from  Punta Arenas, same as the kayaking excursions, we provide all the equipment necessary, and we take box lunch and snack with us, you must be ready for adventure, some times ready to confront rough ocean conditions were you have to old on tight to the boat, but this is all part of the adventure, only few persons get here, when we get to Cape Froward we hike up a trail up to the Cruz de los Mares, aprox. 2,5 hours in total, and then the  return back, in our way we probably get to see dolphins, sea lions, and many sea birds like the Petrel, and black eyebrowded Albatross. The price for this excursion is $315 USD por paxs minimum of 2 maximum 4 persons.