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Planning Your Patagonia Cruise
with AdventureSmith

Choosing to cruise Patagonia with AdventureSmith Explorations means traveling with award-winning small ship experts that have curated the best in Patagonia cruising. Our itineraries cover everything from Argentina’s Ushuaia, Cape Horn and Staten Island north to Chile’s Puerto Montt, with of course many miles of iconic Chilean fjords and Torres del Paine National Park in between. Why book your Patagonia cruise with us?

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Work one-on-one with a single Adventure Specialist to book your Patagonia cruise.

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Actively explore where big ships can’t. You can trust the quality of our curated selection.

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Our reach can help dovetail your Patagonia cruise with Antarctica & other nearby hotspots.

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Our partnerships translate into savings without sacrificing experience.

Patagonia Australis cruise ship with mountains in the background and two skiffs heading toward the camera.

Our Style of Patagonia Cruises

Unrushed, uncrowded, off the beaten path. Most Patagonia travelers flock to the same famed inland treks and trails. With the Chilean coast of Patagonia largely inaccessible, traveling by small cruise ship is the perfect choice for seeing the best of untouched Patagonia. From traveling with National Geographic guides on a top-tier expedition ship to sailing with a locally operated company aboard the Australis Patagonia fleet, our style of Patagonia cruising brings you the closest to the natural world you came to see. Browse our Patagonia cruises for 2023, 2024 and beyond and then connect with us to make it happen.

Why Cruise Patagonia?

Our team has traveled extensively by both land and sea in Patagonia and can consult on why to cruise Patagonia and how to do a bit of it all for a truly comprehensive experience. We’re also incredibly savvy on efficiently linking Patagonia cruises to your greater South America travels, whether that’s an Antarctica cruise or exploring Santiago or Buenos Aires more in depth en route. Contact us for a personalized recommendation.

Travelers in a small orange boat approach a blue-white glacier on a Patagonia cruise.

“Traveling by small cruise ship is the perfect choice for seeing the best of Patagonia.”


Patagonia Cruises

Temperature & Rainfall

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Avg. High (F) 59 59 55 50 44 40 39 42 46 51 55 58
Avg. Low (F) 44 43 41 38 34 31 30 32 34 37 40 42
Avg. Water Temp (F) 48.9 49.6 49.3 47.8 46 43.9 42.4 42.4 42.8 43.9 46 47.5
Avg. Rainfall (Inches) 1.1 1.0 1.0 0.3 0.2 0.4 4.4 3.3 1.9 1.6 0.7 1.5

The Patagonia Cruise Season

Patagonia cruises operate in the austral spring, summer and fall months, roughly September through April. As the weather warms, fjords open up from their ice-filled winter season and wildlife emerges. Your captain knows how to take advantage of winds, calm fjords and bays to seek out the best weather for sailing. Reference our climate chart or keep reading for more details about Patagonia’s diverse weather and seasonal nuances.

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