Skorpios has 2 routes: The Chonos Route from Puerto Montt to the Glaciar San Rafael, operated by M/V Skorpios II in the Northern Ice Field. Kaweskar Route, from Puerto Natales to the glaciers of the Southern Ice Fields, operated by M/V Skorpios III.
220 electric power, but there are shipboard transformers for 110 volts for domestic use.
Skorpios has its own shipyard inn the town of Puerto Montt which is a guarantee of our efficient maintenance operations for the timely departure of our cruises.
Skorpios offers incentive corporate cruises on its routes: Request information on fees and dates, and ask for a special brochure.
The Friday prior to sailing for the Chonos Route, according to the established fee and for the Kaweskar Route, on the Monday prior to the departure date or on Thursday at the Hotel Remota or similar accommodation; it includes a tour to the Torres del Paine and Cueva del Milodón.
Spring – Autumn (low season) between 8° and 18°C, Summer (high season) between 12° and 22° C.
Spring – Autumn (low season) between 6° and 12°C, Summer (high season) between 10° and 15°C.
Shipboard laundry service only covers small items of clothing.
Shipboard theme lectures.
Official languages: English and Spanish.
Meals are served at table in a single shift; buffet service for breakfast and farewell dinner.
The passage includes accident insurance; amount and coverage is printed on your ticket.
Cost-free shipboard medical aid
Cruceros Skorpios goes to the glaciers on special exploration boats, we do not use inflatable Zodiac boats.
We have a small store with typical travel supplies: postcards, batteries, T-shirts, hats, sweaters, parkas etc. You can also buy local handicrafts when visiting fishing villages.
Our ships have closed-circuit television that shows bilingual films and receives a TV signal in some parts of the cruise Furthermore in order to keep a record of passenger activities, everything is filmed with HD professional digital cameras. The cruise video is edited and offered to our passengers on DVD format.
Skorpios has a satellilte telephone which reaches every corner of the earth, according to the fee agreement established in each ship.
Skorpios gastronomy and cuisine is special, with a fixed menu of Patagonian dishes based on meat, fish and seafood. Nonetheless, if a passenger wishes to change the menu, this is done at no extra cost. The Captain’s farewell dinner offers a Patagonian buffet.
Open bar at no additional cost, offering national and imported wines and liquors.