Paine National Park

10.5 hours | Punta Arenas | P U Q - 1 5 5
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  • Torres del Paine National Park
Includes meal, Strenuous activity

Description

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

What you will visit:
Paine National Park
Established in 1959, Paine National Park received Biosphere Reserve status from UNESCO in 1978. More than 30 miles of roads lead to lakes, ponds, glaciers and cascades. Framing the landscape are the imposing Paine Towers and Horns. The park's name comes from a Tehuelche word meaning pink, inspired by the park's multitude of ravines. Your drive within the park offers incredible vistas. Gaze across Nordenskjold Lake for views of the famous jagged spires of Cuernos del Paine mountains and marvel at the Salto Grande Waterfall.

What you will see along the way:
Torres del Paine National Park is one of the most spectacular scenic regions in the world; it is certainly one of the major attractions in South America. With a 40-minute charter flight, you will be able to visit this famous area, established in 1959. Torres del Paine National Park was granted the status of Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1978. Stop at Lake Sarmiento to view the Paine Massif. Continue to the Laguna Amarga, known for its intense blue color. Across Nordenskjold Lake, take in the view of the famous jagged spires of Cuernos del Paine Mountains and marvel at the Salto Grande Waterfall.

Lunch:
Enjoy lunch at Cerro Castillo, a local inn with a spectacular location, the perfect spot to refresh during your day.

Special Notes:

The tour is subject to canecllation fees unless cancelled 90 days prior to the cruise. Waitlisted requests also become non-refundable if confirmed either onboard or within the 90 day period prior to the cruise. Any cancelled requests inside of 90 days prior to the voyage (i.e. bookings cancelled on the Cruise Personalizer) will be assessed cancellation fees on your shipboard account. Cancellation between 90 and 30 days prior to the call: 50% refundable; Cancellation inside of 30 days prior to the call: 100% penalty. Waitlisted requests will be cleared in the order received and are subject to the same cancellation policy.

The flight between Punta Arenas and Puerto Natales is approximately 40 minutes each way. The drive to Paine National Park from Puerto Natales is approximately 2.5 hours each way.

Patagonia is a remote region; resources are limited. Local transportation may not be air conditioned. Some roads are unpaved and can be bumpy and dusty. Roads in the Paine National Park are gravel. Passengers with back problems should take this into consideration.

Tour requires that the ship's call be at least 12 hours in length.

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Depart from ship for a flight from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales

Transport type:
Non Air Conditioned Transportation
Transport Capacity:
35
Travel time:
00:20
Time at site:
01:10
Walking distance:
50
Restroom available:
Yes

Visit to Torres del Paine National Park and photo stop for Lake Nordenskjold

Transport type:
Non Air Conditioned Transportation
Transport Capacity:
35
Travel time:
02:25
Time at site:
00:10
Inside visit:
No
Restroom available:
No
Photo/video opportunity:
Yes

Lunch at Cerro Castillo

Transport Capacity:
35
Travel time:
00:25
Time at site:
01:10
Inside visit:
Yes
Walking distance:
100
Restroom available:
Yes

Photo stop for Salto Grande and also for Cascada Paine

Transport type:
Non Air Conditioned Transportation
Transport Capacity:
35
Travel time:
00:15
Time at site:
00:50
Inside visit:
No
Wheelchair accessible:
No
Restroom available:
No
Photo/video opportunity:
Yes

Return to airport for flight back to Punta Arenas

Transport type:
Aircraft
Transport Capacity:
35
Travel time:
02:20
Time at site:
01:10
Walking distance:
50
Restroom available:
Yes

Re-board your transportation and return to your ship

Transport type:
Non Air Conditioned Transportation
Transport Capacity:
35
Travel time:
00:25