Hielos Antárticos Tourist Agency
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Turismo Hielos Antárticos Ltda. is a small company that has been working for 5 years in Puerto Williams offering touristic services.
We have a homely restaurant named “Resto del Sur” with capacity for 50 guests. We offer typical regional dishes, and a wide varied international menu: meat, chicken, seafood, pizza and pasta.
We also own a Hostel (backpackers’) with 16 people capacity: 3 double bedrooms with private bathrooms for couples, 3 double-share, and one 4-share bedrooms with common bathrooms.
Our fleet consists of two state-of-the-art vessels, 0 mile, which have been designed specially to sail this southern waters. They were built totally in the Argentinian BIM ship yards and have all the certifications approved by the Chilean and Argentinian Navy.
ASKILA USHUAIA (2015)
This is the ship that will take you through the Beagle Channel between Ushuaia and Puerto Williams to connect the two end-of-the-world cities. The power plant of the ship is propelled by two 160HP Yamaha motors with a cruise speed of 25 knots. She also has highly comfortable sits, fireproof materials, heating system and cutting edge security and sailing systems. The cabin capacity is 12 passengers, plus two crewmen (captain and sailor). This ship is prepared and regularly used to perform the crossing of the Beagle Channel between Chile and Argentina.
QUETRU AUSTRAL (2012)
This ship is the one that will take us to the spectacular glaciers of these sub-Antarctic waters. Her power plant is propelled by two 275HP Mercury motors with a cruise speed of 21 knots. As her sister the ASKILA USHUAIA, she also has highly comfortable sits, fireproof materials, heating system and cutting edge security and sailing systems. The cabin capacity is 20 passengers, plus a guide and two crewmen (captain and sailor).
To fulfill the requirements of the logistics for our clients’ transportation, the company added 2 more elements to the fleet: a 4x4 pick-up truck, double cabin, and a 16-passenger minibus.