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We are Chile cruise experts with the largest selection of cruises in Chile from Cape Horn to Patagonia and Antarctica. Explore massive glaciers and wildlife in Chilean fjords from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia. Patagonia cruises venture into Tierra del Fuego National Park in search of penguins, seals, whales and marine wildlife. Chile is also the starting point for fly and cruise expeditions to Antarctica. Choosing to explore Chile with AdventureSmith Explorations means choosing an award-winning company that boasts an incredible vetted selection of Chile cruises. Our Adventure Specialists have first-hand experience cruising in Chile. We will work with you to find the right trip for your interests, ability and budget. Combine your Chile cruise with a stopover in Santiago, a trek in Patagonia and an exploration of Atacama for the ultimate Chile vacation by land and sea. Our experts personally work with you to plan a seamless cruise package that will exceed all expectations.

With nearly 2700 miles of rugged and remote coastline, Chile is a utopia for exploration by small ships. The region’s diverse nature, history and culture come to life as experts guide you through the southernmost tip of South America, including the islands of Tierra del Fuego National Park, the Strait of Magellan, the Beagle Channel and Cape Horn. Cruises in Chile reveal Magellanic penguins, scenic fjords and glaciers, elephant seals, whales, sub-polar forest and the opportunity to sail the end of the Earth.

A Chile cruise is an active immersion into magnificent wilderness filled with glaciers, fjords, penguins and wildlife. Explore up close, away from the ship on small craft excursions and naturalist-guided hikes. After a full day of exploration return to the ship for a glass of Chilean wine, a delicious meal and restful sleep while the ship cruises to another exciting destination.  We are Chile cruise experts here to help you find the right cruise at the best price.

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Planning Your Chile Cruise
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A Chile cruise with AdventureSmith Explorations reveals a side of the country that most travelers won’t experience. Consider one of our curated cruises in Chile, whether it’s along the entire coastline, an iconic Chilean fjords cruise or an Antarctica Chile cruise that brings you to the White Continent. Why book your Chile cruise with AdventureSmith?

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Work with the same dedicated Adventure Specialist to find, book and prepare for your Chile cruise.

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Our cruises in Chile offer snorkeling, diving, kayaking, snowshoeing, stand-up paddleboarding and more.

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Connect your Chile cruise with travel to Tahiti, Torres del Paine, Machu Picchu, or the Galapagos with our help.

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Our Chile partnerships translate into savings on bookings and airfare without sacrificing your experience.

Bow of small expedition ship facing snow-capped peaks at sunset during a Chilean fjords cruise.

Why Take a Chilean Fjords Cruise?

Our team has traveled extensively in Chile, by both land and sea, and can consult on why to cruise Patagonia and how to make your Chilean fjord cruise a fully rounded experience. Chile’s roughly 5,000 islands, most uninhabited, are only accessible by small expedition ship. Experience breathtaking glaciers, snowcapped peaks and even penguins; round Cape Horn in the footsteps of famous explorers; and visit coastal national parks not often seen by Chile travelers. Let our experts help you find the best Chilean fjords small ship cruise for your interests, timeline and budget.

Booking Your Antarctica Chile Cruise

We’re savvy on efficiently linking cruises in Chile to an Antarctica cruise. In fact, some of our Chile cruise options are themselves an Antarctica Chile cruise. Depart from Punta Arenas, in southern Chile, and find yourself on the White Continent in a short 2-3 hours. Return via flight back to Punta Arenas, or cruise back to Ushuaia, Argentina. View all of our Chile cruises, with a focus on air cruises, to learn more about your Antarctica Chile cruise options. Our experts can compare and contrast each trip for you and make a personalized recommendation.

Gentoo penguin stands on a snow-laden hillside overlooking icy waters during an Antarctica Chile cruise.

“A Chile cruise reveals a side of the country that most travelers won’t experience.”


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Temperature & Rainfall

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Avg. High (F) 60 58 56 52 45 41 40 43 47 52 56 58
Avg. Low (F) 43 42 40 38 34 30 28 31 33 36 40 41
Avg. Rainfall (Inches) 1.4 1.1 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.1 0.9 1.1 1.2

The Chile Cruise Season

Cruises in Chile operate in the North American fall and winter months, roughly September through April. As the southern hemisphere’s weather warms, icy fjords break apart and wildlife emerges, making ideal conditions for cruises in Chile. Note that the climate data referenced above is for Punta Arenas, Chile, from which any Antarctica Chile cruise will begin, end, or both.

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