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Juxtaposed by mountains and thrills galore for adventure seekers, the charming Puerto Montt is also ripe with history.
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Puerto Montt

Puerto Montt is a quaint mountainside city in Chile that’s filled with many influences from Europe. Surrounded by natural beauty around every corner, this city is a fabulous place to include in your next cruise! Unlike some of Chile’s more urban cities like Santiago, Puerto Montt is more serene and an ideal destination for active adventurers! You will discover plenty of opportunity to hike, waterski, zipline, kayak, canoe, fish, raft, and much more! If you’re not much of an adrenaline-seeker, there’s no need to worry – you will also discover plenty of markets, shops, restaurants, scenic spots, museums, and parks.

Crystal Cruises and Ponant are the only cruise lines that currently offer cruises departing from Puerto Montt. Luxury cruise line Crystal will feature an all-inclusive, 12-night expedition Chilean Fjords cruise on their newest ship, Crystal Endeavor in October 2022. This itinerary will include an overnight port stay in Puerto Montt, which means you will have plenty of time to explore the city! Ponant also offers an 18-night Antarctica expedition on its newest vessel, Le Commandant Charcot. A great time to visit Puerto Montt for ideal weather is between December and March.

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Destinations for Cruises from Puerto Montt

The following cruise destinations can be visited on a cruise from Puerto Montt. Select a destination to view the upcoming cruises that are available:

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Cruise Lines with Cruises from Puerto Montt

The following cruise lines feature cruises leaving from Puerto Montt. Select a cruise line to view upcoming cruises that they're offering from Puerto Montt:

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Specialty Cruise Lines

These cruise lines offer a truly unique vacation experience, with a wide range of possible amenities and itineraries. Some are expedition cruise lines, others have sailing yachts or are coastal ships.

On these types of cruise lines, there's usually a focus on a specific destination or theme. Itineraries are usually very destination intensive, aided by the fact that they're able to reach many ports of call that larger ships can't.

Expedition cruise lines are a great fit for adventure-seeking travelers, featuring exciting destinations like the Galapagos Islands, Antarctica, and the Norwegian coast. During the cruise, there will usually be plenty of interesting lectures given by experts on the destination being visited. Often, shore excursions are included in the cost of the cruise. In fact, some of these cruise lines have all-inclusive pricing. There's a definite focus on the ship's surrounding scenery, as well as opportunities to view wildlife in their natural habitat. Small, but comfortable, ships are commonplace here, with anywhere from basic to very luxurious public spaces, cuisine, and accommodations (depending on the cruise line and ship).

Sailing Yachts, sail-assisted motor ships, offer a really unique vacation experience. Accommodations and cuisine on these intimate vessels can be anywhere from good to fantastic, depending on the cruise line. Destinations offered by these cruise lines may include the Caribbean, Europe, Panama Canal, Tahiti, and Costa Rica.

Lindblad Expeditions
  • Specialty Cruise Line
  • Ships: 16 (28 - 148 Guests)
  • All-Inclusive
  • National Geographic Partnership
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Things to do near Puerto Montt

These are just a few of the more popular tourist attractions in Puerto Montt, along with a brief description:

♦ Plaza de Armas de Puerto Montt

Plaza de Armas de Puerto Montt is one of the city’s top-rated attractions. This historic plaza features plenty of open space, a perfect mixture of modern and old buildings, mosaic tiles, water fountrain, and an incredible view of the ocean. The city’s grand church, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cathedral, also overlooks this square (so you can easily check off two attractions at once!). This is a great starting point if you plan on exploring the rest of the city, as there are many restaurants and shops nearby (as well as some of the city’s other major attractions). You can also admire the monument that is dedicated to the city’s original German settlers here!

♦ Puerto Montt Historical Museum Juan Pablo II

History lovers shouldn’t skip over this museum, which is dedicated to the local history of Puerto Montt. You can discover artifacts such as fossils, models, dioramas, weapons, pottery and all sorts of other exciting artifacts from over the centuries! You will also have the chance to learn more about how the city survived the most catastrophic earthquake in history. For those interested in transportation history, there is also a train museum located next door.

♦ Chapo Lake

If you’re looking for one of the most scenic spots in Puerto Montt, look no further than Chapo Lake! This large lake is situated just below the Calbuco volcano, and within close proximity to Llanquihue National Reserve and Alerce Andino National Park. Chapo Lake is an incredibly beautiful and quiet spot where you can escape to for some ultimate R&R! This is also an ideal place to watch the sunset, as you will be rewarded with a spectacular view!

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