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FarSouthExp @ Fat Birder / WAND

King Penguins of Tierra del Fuego, Encounters with the Lords of PatagoniaFar South Expeditions, Inspiring Wildlife Adventures Since 1997. Entering our 19th year creating intimate and inspiring natural  history, birding, and nature photography journeys in Patagonia, South America & Antarctica.

Birding Chile, An Easy Tour

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


Patagonia Photo Expedition, Photo Safari to the End of the World
Birding Chile, An Easy Tour
A Quest for the Lord of the Andes Robinson Crusoe, An Island of Castaway Natural Treasures
Whales and Penguins of Francisco Coloane Marine Park aboard M/V Forrest
Birding Patagonia & Tierra del Fuego
Patagonia Wildlife Adventure, A Nature Journey to the End of the World The Falkland Islands, A Photo Wildlife Adventure


For 2017 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 PatagoniaTorres del Paine and Tierra del Fuego, and the forbidding beauty of Antarctica.

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Our New Field Guide!

'Aves de Chile', Our New Field Guide Finally Printed!

Finally, after a long process that took more than 15 years and countless hours of research, field work, processing of data, writing and drawing, our new field guide to the birds of Chile, 'Aves de Chile' is finally out of the printer, and we couldn’t be more proud to present it to the public, especially on the year of our 20th anniversary. +++


Confirmed Dates 

Spots Still Available

Pumas of Torres del Paine Oct 3-8, 2016 • Jan 9-14, 2017

Patagonia Botanical Tour Nov 12-19, 2016

Patagonia Photo Expedition Oct 23-29, 2016 • Dec 3-9, 2016

Birding Patagonia & Tierra del Fuego Nov 12-18, 2016

Patagonia Explorer Nov 16-24, 2016

Birding Chile Nov 26 - Dec 9, 2016

Patagonia Wildlife Adventure Dec 7-14, 2016

Pumas, Penguins & Whales Jan 6-16, 2017

Pelagic Trips Nov 29, 2016 • Dec 20, 2016


The Humpbacks of 

Coloane Marine Park

The Humpbacks of  Francisco Coloane Marine ParkIn this new article you can read all about our collaborator Tamara's trip as she shares her wonderful experience on board M/V Forrest during her two-day expedition to Carlos III Island where she enjoyed the company of imposing Humpback whales, diverse seabirds and lots of other wildlife amid the spectacular scenery of the evergreen, lush fjords and channels in Chilean Patagonia!

Join her on this moving, in-depth, first person account that reflects the powerful impressions and emotions that are always part of these nature trips to the remotest and most pristine wild areas of southern South America. +++ 


FarSouthExp @ Fat Birder/WAND

FarSouthExp @ Fat Birder / WAND

We are glad to announce that Far South Expeditions is now listed under Chile wildlife & nature companies at WAND, Wildlife and Nature Destinations, a resource center for naturalist voyagers, you can find out more here.


Birdlife International Species Champion 

Far South Expeditions, New Species Champion of Birdlife International

Far South Expeditions is very proud to be Species Champion of the Preventing Extinctions Programme of Birdlife International. +++


Meet Cecilia!

Meet Cecilia Faundez, Our Office GemPunta Arenas, in the shores of the Straits of Magellan, a southern outpost that sounds as far away as it gets...the long distance, however, is no obstacle when it comes to keeping in touch with our customers anywhere around the world. Cecilia Faundez is the mastermind behind our trip logistics, coordinating and providing timely and thorough assistance to any of your requirements in an always friendly mood, equally at home efficiently solving any logistics inconvenient or providing a fast response if any support is needed during an expedition. +++


Tierra Atacama


Emerging in the middle of the oasis of San Pedro de Atacama in the Atacama Desert in Northern Chile, the austere shape and earthy colours of Tierra Atacama Hotel reflect its bonds with the surrounding lands and the history of the ancient cultures which lived here long ago. 

Join our travel writer Tamara Albarran in her journey to this imposing landscape of red earth and starry nights, and enjoy the comfort of Tierra Atacama in the middle of the desert. +++


2017 Brochure Out!


Our 20th Anniversary Edition! We have finished work on our catalogue of programmes for this upcoming 2017 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 in the following link


Across Patagonia

Two departures: October 27, 2016 & March 2, 2017 


Patagonia, a land of legends and myths…but also a fascinating region to explore and become a true explorer. On this all-new, small group, nature and photography tour, we will experience the natural riches of this vast part of the world on both sides of the Andes. We will discover its highlights including Mt. Fitz Roy, Perito Moreno Glacier, Torres del Paine National Park and a grand finale cruising the Patagonian Fjords! +++


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FarSouth Expeditions at iGoTerraFarSouth Expeditions is now part of iGoTerra, a wildlife network, resource center and community of naturalist travellers that offers cloud-based services and mobile applications to individuals, organizations and businesses enjoying and working with wildlife watching, find out more here.

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