Puerto Williams, Chile

Puerto Williams is a Chilean port, located on Isla Navarino facing the Beagle Channel. It is the capital of the Chilean Antarctic Province, one of four provinces located in the Magellan and Chilean Antartica Region. The population includes both naval personnel and civilians and many of the houses in Puerto Williams belong to the Armada de Chile Chilean Navy.

Puerto Williams is the southernmost city of the world and the jumping off point for Antarctica. Located on Navarino Island, it was once inhabitaed by Yanganes Indians and other nomads who sailed through the southern channels in search of game and fish.

Things to See & D0

* Martin Gusinde Anthropological Museum
* Omora Ethnobotanical Park
* Cape Horn National Park
* Remains of Indian campsites and fishtraps

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Peso (CLP)
Language – Spanish
Population –3,000 approx
Land Area – 22,000 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style
Time – GMT minus four hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 56

Transport Links – Access is by daily air service provided by Aerovías DAP or by weekly ro-ro ferry 'Bahia Azul' from Punta Arenas, 350 kilometres to the north. In the summer months it is also possible to reach PeurtoWilliams by either the RIB 'Calafate' which connects Ushuaia with Puerto Navarino or by chartered light aircraft. Berths can sometimes be found on yachts sailing between the two ports.

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Cruises from Puerto Williams, Chile

Cruise Date Duration
Silver Explorer, Antarctica ex Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams 10/11/21 18 nts
Silver Explorer, Antarctica ex Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams 28/11/21 10 nts
Silver Explorer, Antarctica ex Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams 07/01/22 10 nts
Silver Explorer, Antarctica ex Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams 17/01/22 10 nts
Silver Explorer, Antarctica ex Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams 27/01/22 20 nts
Silver Explorer, Antarctica ex Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams 16/02/22 10 nts
Silver Explorer, Antarctica ex Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams 26/02/22 10 nts
Silver Explorer, Transoceanic ex Puerto Williams to Cape Town 08/03/22 21 nts
Silver Explorer, Antarctica ex Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams 12/02/23 20 nts
Silver Explorer, South America ex Puerto Williams to Valparaiso 04/03/23 14 nts
Silver Wind, Antarctica ex Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams 13/11/23 18 nts
Silver Wind, Antarctica ex Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams 01/12/23 18 nts
Silver Cloud, Antarctica ex Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams 18/12/23 18 nts
Silver Wind, Antarctica ex Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams 19/12/23 18 nts
Silver Cloud, Antarctica ex Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams 05/01/24 10 nts
Silver Wind, Antarctica ex Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams 06/01/24 15 nts
Silver Cloud, Antarctica ex Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams 15/01/24 15 nts
Silver Wind, Antarctica ex Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams 21/01/24 12 nts
Silver Cloud, Antarctica ex Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams 30/01/24 12 nts
Silver Wind, Antarctica ex Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams 02/02/24 10 nts
Silver Cloud, Antarctica ex Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams 11/02/24 10 nts
Silver Wind, Antarctica ex Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams 12/02/24 10 nts
Silver Cloud, Antarctica ex Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams 21/02/24 10 nts
Silver Wind, Antarctica ex Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams 22/02/24 10 nts
Silver Cloud, Transoceanic ex Puerto Williams to Cape Town 02/03/24 21 nts