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Patagonia Explorer: Exploring the remote regions of Chile & Argentina © Far South Expeditions
Chile Birding Adventure: A Quest for the Birdlife of a Land of Extremes © Far South Expeditions
Pumas, King Penguins & Humpback Whales Patagonia Photo Expedition: Photo Safari to the End of the World © Far South Expeditions
Easter Island: Unveiling the Mysteries and Legacy of "the Navel of the World" © Far South Expeditions The Falkland Islands: Encounters with Wildlife © Far South Expeditions

Far South Expeditions, Inspiring Wildlife Adventures since 1997Far South Expeditions

Inspiring Wildlife Adventures since 1997

This upcoming season our company will enter its 18th year of Inspiring and intimate nature, photography, birding and cultural journeys in South America, Patagonia and Antarctica.

Based in Chile, we specialize since 1997 in offering world-class naturalist expeditions, planning and leading an assortment of programmes focused on natural history & geography, wildlife & landscape photography, birdwatching, culture & history, trekking & hiking and family adventures in Chile, Peru, Argentina, Patagonia & Antarctica.

For 2015 we have prepared a diverse calendar of journeys combining the best our region offers to travellers whose interest lies mainly in the natural world and culture as a part of it. Our itineraries offer the best locations, dates, lodging and the leadership of the most experienced and knowledgeable local guides. Our trips visit such contrasting and beautiful locations, from the Atacama Desert, and the Altiplano in the Northern Andes, to the enigmatic Easter Island in the middle of the Pacific, and south to the impressive fjörds, mountains and glaciers of Patagonia, Torres del Paine and Tierra del Fuego, and the forbidding beauty of Antarctica.


Torres del Paine, Patagonia, Chile - Great trips to the 8th Wonder of the World


Upcoming Tours

Scheduled Departures

Chile Birding Adventure

2015: 3 Jan, 17 Oct

Patagonia Explorer

2014: 15 Nov, 13 Dec 

2015: 17 Jan, 14 Feb

Patagonia Photo Expedition

2014: 30 Nov, 28 Dec 

2015: 25 Jan

Patagonia Wildlife Adventure

2014: 1 Nov, 6 Dec 

2015: 31 Jan


Profiles in Nature

Meet Guests Martin & Dorothy Grace

Meet the Graces! This month we are delighted to introduce you to Martin and Dorothy Grace and their photographic approach to the natural world. They have extensively traveled the world looking for fascinating landscapes, wildlife and cultural highlights and we are truly honored to have them among our guests. Read more...


2015 Catalogue Out!

We have finished work on our catalogue of programmes for this upcoming 2015 season, check our new products, news and resources and see what we have to offer to our customers in South America, Chile and Patagonia.You can check it out online or if you feel more at home with an actual paper catalogue in your hands, you can ask for a printed copy at the following link.


Featured Lodge

Eolo, Patagonia, Argentina

Eolo is a unique place that embodies the spirit of Patagonia: its indigenous roots and the combined experiences of the settlers and explorers from all over the world that still keep coming to this legendary land. Read more...


Find Great Savings!

• The Falkland Islands: 10% discount when combining this tour with at least one of our multi-day Patagonia & Chile programs.

Patagonia Photo ExpeditionPatagonia for ConnoisseursPatagonia Explorer: 10% off for bookings before 30 August

• Expedition Cruise to Cape Horn: 5% off in all cabins

• Chile Birding Adventure: $150 off


Featured Tour

Pumas of Torres del Paine

Pumas of Torres del Paine - Puma head who by guest © Alex Macipe

A Quest for the Lord of the Andes. This expedition has been geared to seek out and contemplate this big and elegant cat in one the wildest places throughout its entire range in the Continent. Join us on this quest, to discover the wildlife of Torres del Paine and one of its most secretive and yet most awe-inspiring inhabitants. Read more...


From the Founder's Desk


If you’re flicking through the pages of this catalogue, chances are you either met us in the 25th Birdfair or have requested for a printed copy through our website, or are maybe browsing through a digital online version of it. Either way, you just might have been toying with the idea of travelling to southern South America, so now that we’ve been introduced, why not visiting us back home and letting us show you why we love this land and nature so much? Read more...


Wildlife Blog

& Social Networks

Our naturalists and guides are periodically delivering short notes accompanying photographs taken in our tours, to let you have a virtual peek into the wonders that we experience first-hand in the field.

This material, which is shared through our Wildlife Blog into social networks such as Google+Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest, is in the format of a brief, easy-to-read “mini-article”, but on the other hand it is intended to be of high quality both visually and in written content, so you can enjoy the photographs while learning a little bit about the natural history of the subject. Check out our Wildlife Blog here.

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Featured Article

Pelagic Birding in Chile

Pelagic Birding in Chile - Our New Article by Naturalist Guide and Ornithologist Rodrigo Tapia

Board an imaginary ship bound for offshore waters and take a peek into the often overlooked world of pelagic seabirds...big rewards await for those willing to venture in the uncharted territory of pelagic birding!! Read more...

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Get a Free Copy of our Photographic Fieldguide Birds of Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego & Antarctic Peninsula!

If you book one of our journeys during August, get a free signed copy of our photographic fieldguide Birds of Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego & Antarctic Peninsula!

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