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Magdalena Island Navigation

Operative tour
October to March

If you cancel your booking until 5 days before the beginning of the activity, we will refund 100% of the advance you paid for the booking.

Free cancellation

You can reschedule your booking without any additional cost until 5 days before the beginning of the activiity.

Free rescheduling

Visit Magdalena Island, the second largest Magellan penguins’ colony in South America, and take the track to walk beside them.


Price per person:

CLP$ 85.000 per person.

Times:

07:10 am to 12:30 pm and 01:40 pm to 06:30 pm

Duration:

4 hours and 50 minutes.

Minimum of passengers

Departure from 10 passengers.

Meeting Point:

Terminal Bus-Sur (Cristóbal Colón 842, Punta Arenas).


Included:

navigation, bilingual guide (Spanish and English), entrance fee to park, snack (only VIP cabin) and pickup at your accommodation (urban area) only for VIP cabin.

What to bring:

warm clothing.

Weather:

In case of suspension for weather conditions, we will refund 100% of your payment.

subject to weather conditions.

Cancellation and rescheduling policy:

5 days.

If you cancel your booking until 5 days before the beginning of the activity, we will refund 100% of the advance you paid for the booking.



Price

  • Tourist cabin:
  • Adult: CLP$ 85.000 per person.
  • Child (age 4 to 12): CLP$ 48.000 per person.
  • Child (age 0 to 3): for free.
  • VIP cabin:
  • Adult: CLP$ 98.000 per person.
  • Child (age 4 to 12): CLP$ 53.000 per person.
  • Child (age 0 to 3): for free.


We will meet in the meeting point to start the activity. After 50 minutes, we will arrive to the pier where we will board the vessel that will take us to the Magdalena Island in a 1 and a half hour trip. We will disembark and stay there for about 1 hour. There, we will walk by a track of 800 m long, until reaching an old lighthouse, from where we will enjoy a spectacular view of the Strait of Magellan. During the whole walking, we will be able to see between 30,000 and 40,000 Magellan penguins. Finally, we will board our vessel to return to the pier in a trip of 1 and a half hour, reaching Punta Arenas by midday.


Cabins

 

  • Tourist cabin: 120 seats and outdoor cabin.
  • VIP Cabin: 48 seats, outdoor cabin, pickup at your accommodation (urban area) and snack.


FAQ


  • In what period of the year the navigation is made?

The Magellan penguins are migratory birds and are in the island from the beginning of October to the beginning of April, period in which the navigation is made.


  • Which time of the year is it possible to see a bigger number of penguins?

The larger number of penguins is seen in December and January, months in which the colony is formed by about 40,000 specimens.


  • How far can I see the penguins during the walking in the Magdalena Island?

The penguin colony in the island is big. As this is a small island, it is possible to see penguins with a less than a meter distance during the walking. It is common that the penguins enter to the track while you are walking. However, it is strictly forbidden touching the birds.


  • What type of boat is used for the navigation?

The navigation is made in a catamaran. It has 2 bathrooms and 2 decks, so you can go out to take pictures and see the landscape.


More doubts? Send us your questions at reservas@denomades.com and we are going to solve them as soon as possible.

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