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

Inspiring Wildlife Adventures since 1997


Entering our 18th year operating intimate and inspiring 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.

Chile Birding Adventure: A Quest for the Birdlife of a Land of Extremes © Far South Expeditions Patagonia Explorer: Exploring the remote regions of Chile & Argentina © Far South Expeditions
Atacama Desert Explorer, 6-day nature trip and photographic tour.
Birds & Wines of Chile & Argentina
Birding Patagonia & Tierra del Fuego The Falkland Islands: Encounters with Wildlife © Far South Expeditions
Easter Island: Unveiling the Mysteries and Legacy of "the Navel of the World" © Far South Expeditions Pumas, King Penguins & Humpback Whales

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


Find Great Savings!

for bookings before 30 November

Save $500 on selected departures of the following tours:

Chile Birding Adventure

Birds & Wines Chile & Argentina

Special 10% discount on our featured nature journeys: 

Pumas of Torres del Paine

Patagonia Explorer

Patagonia Photo Expedition

Patagonia for Connoisseurs

10% discount when combining any of these tours with one of our multi-day Patagonia programs: 

Atacama Desert Explorer

The Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

Easter Island (Rapa Nui)

5% off in all cabin rates 

Expedition Cruise to Cape Horn

Read here for more special discounts and offers.


Fresh from the Field

Recent News from our Trips

An update on the King Penguins of Tierra del Fuego

26 September 2014:

An update on the King Penguins of Tierra del Fuego

Senior naturalist and tour leader Rodrigo Tapia shares his impressions about the current status of this magnificent penguin's establishing colony. 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...


Get a Free Book!

Our 600+ page Fieldguide

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

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


Upcoming Tours 

Scheduled Departures Nov'14 – Jan '15

Chile Birding Adventure: 3 January 2015 (2 spaces available) 

Patagonia Explorer: 13 December 2014 • 17 January 2015 

Patagonia Photo Expedition: 25 January 2015 

Patagonia Wildlife Adventure: 6 December 2014 • 3 January 2015 

• Upcoming Pelagic Trips: 10 November 2014 & 9 January 2015


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...


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 Easter Island

Pelagic Birding in Easter Island - Our New Article by Rodrigo Tapia, Claudio F. Vidal & Enrique Couve

Discover the avian treasures of this enchanting and enigmatic island in the middle of the Pacific. Taking a short boat ride to the nearby islets will open up a whole new way of seeing Easter Island: through its seabirds. Grey and Brown noddies, Great Frigatebird, Masked Booby and up to five Gadfly petrels are just half an hour from the main island, a wonderful way to enhance and make the most out of your journey to this remote island, the 'Navel of the World'. Read more...

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Featured Tour

Birds & Wines of Chile & Argentina

Birds & Wines of Chile & Argentina

From skulking tapaculos to imposing albatrosses, from tiny hummingbirds to majestic condors, from Chilean Carmeneres to Argentine Malbecs, you will find out that on this land both wines and birds are world-class...you won´t find a better excuse to come and indulge yourself in a tasting of Chile and Argentina. 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

Remota, Patagonia, Chile


Remota is a unique hotel in several ways, starting with its location in Puerto Natales, gateway to Torres del Paine National Park. From its award-winning organic architecture and design concept, to its superb cuisine, it has been created with a sole purpose: to let you enjoy world-class facilities and attention while making you feel you are a part of the patagonian landscape. Read more...

Remota is the perfect base for one of our favorite programs: Patagonia Wildlife Adventures.

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