The Expedition Experience

From the giant Elephant seals on the Patagonian beaches, to the massive snow-covered Andean peaks, Patagonia is a land of wonder. Book your voyage today.

A vast land at the southern end of South America, Patagonia spans national boundaries but has no precise borders of its own. Embark on a South America expedition and discover massive snow-covered Andean peaks, steppes, fjords, glaciers, forests, rivers, lakes and valleys—inhabited by exceptionally interesting wildlife that is marvelously adapted to living here.


What It's Like/What You'll Do

Discover a legendary rugged land & meet the welcoming people. See how we do it

Patagonia Wildlife

From tropical birds to penguins, plus plenty of marine mammals

South American West Coast Expedition Team

Your key to a deep, rich, fun experience. Meet them

Pack Your Camera

See how a National Geographic photographer helps you capture it

Life Aboard

See what life on the world’s ultimate expedition ship looks & feels like

Daily Expedition Reports

What happens out there? Daily field reports with photos and stories

Read Up, Gear Up

Smart books & recommendations on what to get, wear & more

South American West Coast FAQs

Answers to your questions about our expedition

Top 10 Reasons

See why exploring Patagonia with us should be on your must-do list

Global Stewardship

Creating a better future for the region’s local people. See how

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