Australis reviews

Australis is an expedition cruise company that specializes in exploring the "end of the world" -- the pristine waterways of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego at the bottom end of South America. Catering to only around 200 passengers maximum, our ships undertake three-, four- and seven-night itineraries between September and April each year. Read our Australis reviews to hear from Cruise Passenger experts on their experiences.

Australis reviews

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Punta Arenas started life as a penal colony – not for the British, but for the Chileans who believed the remoteness and harsh weather was a suitable extra penalty for those sentenced to serve there. […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 26 2014


Our daily shore excursions and lectures are carried out by a team of bilingual naturalist guides, and represent the heart and soul of our experience. We combine small-ship comfort and coziness with a singular wilderness where glaciers share the scenery with the Magellanic subpolar forests – the world’s southernmost forest ecosystem.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Apr 18 2011