FROM PUNTA ARENAS:
Fly on Aerovias DAP to Puerto Williams. During the flight enjoy the
overwhelming views of amazing landscapes, the Strait of Magellan, the
beautiful glaciers of Darwin Mountain Range, and the Beagle Channel.
(Flight time will vary according to the aircraft available on the day, 50
minutes to 1:20 hr.).
Reception at airdrome and short transfer to LAKUTAIA LODGE.
After immigration process and port-tax payment at Ushuaia’s port in
Argentina, sail across the Beagle Channel to reach, after approximately
30 minutes, Puerto Navarino in the Chilean side. The navigation is
performed on board a small-size-semi-rigid motorboat.
Upon arrival at Puerto Navarino you will be picked up and transferred
on a 54-km/34 mile ride to Puerto Williams (1:40hr approx.) to do the
immigration process in Chile. Once this process is completed, you will
be transferred to LAKUTAIA LODGE to enjoy a welcome aperitif and
In the afternoon, take one of the excursions offered, and register for the
activities to be done, according to your interest, for the upcoming days.
Dinner and accommodation at LAKUTAIA LODGE.
After breakfast, head for an unforgettable experience flying to the Antarctic,
the farthest land on Earth, being the coldest, windiest, driest and less
populated land in the world. A continent that has been completely sunk by
ice, which has not only shaped its topography, but has also influenced its
The expected journey begins with a fly over Navarino Island, with great views
of rivers, stream, hidden lakes and peaks that are part of the amazing
Dientes de Navarino Mountain Range. The plane continues flying over the
mythical Cape Horn and the raft Drake Passage, to finally land at King
George Island, gateway to the white continent, where most of the Antarctic
scientific bases are located. Here you can also find the Chilean village “Villa
Las Estrellas”, place where several Chilean families live all year round. Visit
the impressive landscapes of the white continent, see part of its wildlife and
experience the daily life of men populating this territory in the name of
science and investigation. Upon landing, you will be welcomed by our
Antarctic-expert tour guide, who will take you on a tour visiting the following
• Visit the main attraction points of the area.
• Villa Las Estrellas (first settlement inhabited by civilians).
• Lunch or snack according to the day-time and location.
• Navigation on a zodiac boat to Ardley Island to observe Papúa
• Navigation around Collins Glacier.
• Visit the Orthodox Russian Church (At Bellingshausen Station).
• Fly over the Cape Horn and Dientes de Navarino Mountain
After 4 to 5 hours of stay at the White Continent, fly back to Puerto Williams.
Receive your Diploma certifying the great adventure of the day! – Dinner and
After breakfast, adventure out of the beaten track, according to the
activity/excursion you previously registered.
Each activity is accompanied by a specialized guide and assisted by
the lodge staff.
Meals are included.
Breakfast. At the agreed time, transfer to the aerodrome to take your flight
to Punta Arenas, or to Williams Port Authority Office and then head to
Puerto Navarino to sail towards Ushuaia (Argentina).
Set in a charming house overlooking the Beagle Channel, Lodge Lakutaia offers rooms with free Wi-Fi in Puerto Williams. It features a bar and a library, and free parking is provided. Caleta Robalo is 3 km away.
Fully carpeted, rooms at Lakutaia are decorated in soft hues. All of them have heating and private bathrooms.
International dishes and regional specialties can be enjoyed at the bar.
Guests can enjoy themselves reading a book from the library, or visit Martin Gusinde Museum, which is 4 km away. Trekking trail can be found nearby.
Lodge Lakutaia is 4 km from Bernardo O´Higgins Square and 2 km from Guardiamarina Zañartu Airfield.