Southernmost point in American continent, Cape Froward, by zodiac inflatable boat in a full day adventure.
Zodiac inflatable boat adventure, navigating towards Cape Froward the southernmost point in American continent, a unique adventure, reaching the end of America, and navigating the rough waters of the Magellan Strait, you must encourage to go to the adventure, confronting rough waters conditions, where you just have to hold on tight to the boat, but this is all part of the adventure. Just few persons get to this point, because its difficulties to reach; only by trekking for three days is possible, besides by boat.
We start at 7:00 am from Punta Arenas, after one hour drive we reach the place where we start with the boat, over there we have some breakfast while we prepare the boat and gear, then we put on the semi dry suit, to be comfortable and dry during the trip.
We begin our navigation to reach cape San Isidro, probably some dolphins will join us at this point, we continue passing by beautiful bays along the coast which were used by ancient inhabitants by thousands of years, this is a very pristine environment with few human interventions, an ever green forest is present all the time during our trip. At the other shore of the Magellan Strait we can see the hanging glaciers from D’Agostini and Tierra del Fuego mountain ranges. Once we reach Cape Forward we make a hike to reach the cross that symbolize the meeting between the Pacific, and Atlantic ocean. The cross is at 540 meters high and it takes approximately 2,5 hours to go up and down again. After we amaze with the beauty of the view, we start the return back to the starting point, in our way back we will probably have the company of the dolphins, sea lions and many sea birds again.
This excursion includes transport from and to Punta Arenas, complete personal equipment to be safe, dry and comfortable, all the food needed, snack and lunch, including a good Chilean wine.
The total duration of this trip is 10 hours. Video here
B FDFWD: $550 USD. Minimum of 2