Eco-tours to the Antarctic Peninsula, South Georgia,
On this virtual tour you may see: Majestic mountains dipped in
Cape Horn, Falklands & Tierra Del Fuego
Crystalline waterways... Whales, seals, Soaring Andes condors...
Ice-blue Glaciers that shimmer like jewels.
Below you will find some of the unique plants, animal
and birds you will see on Victory Travel's Eco-tours:
Some typical patagonian plants that you may see during your
and along the road to the waterfalls
on Navarino Island, Tierra Del Fuego:
Chaura Pernettya Mucronata
Califate Beriberis Buxifilia
There is a legend that if you eat this fruit you will come back to Tierra
A beautiful red flowering bush that grows as big a tree
Llaretilla Azorella Caespitosa
Margarita Matricaria Perforata
Berberis ilicifolia, the Hollyleaf Barberry, with its dark purple fruits
a small herb of moist Southern Beech forests
Pan de Indio
parasite growing on a Beech tree
Ona- Yoken Ter
Perezia recurvata occurs on steep, dry, sunny slopes.
This herbaceous perennial produces low mats of evergreen foliage and light
A beautiful evergreen shrub
a creeping shrub with white flowers and bright red, spicy-tasting fruits.
The illusive white Fuchsia.
An example from one of only two plants encountered with pale flowers.
Fuchisa magellanicas belongs to the widespread South American genus of
photographed here in Viciente Perez Rosales National Park, Chile.
The genus is also present in New Zealand with three species dating from
common origin in Gondwanaland.
The white flowers of Drimys winteri
contrast beautifully against the glossy foliage.
This small, evergreen tree is common throughout the Magallanas region.
The red and yellow flowers of Lomatia ferruginea.
This large evergreen shrub has elegant, fern-like foliage.
The terrestrial orchid Codonorchis lessonii
is a common sight in the Southern Beech forests of Patagonia.
A plant found struggling to survive above the tree line at Flag Hill (Cerro
Bandera), Puerto Williams
Some mushrooms we found at the side of the road in Puerto Williams. These are edible.
A typical Tierra
Del Fuego Beech forest and drawings of
the 3 trees of the area along with the edible berry, Califate
This page is dedicated to my Daughter, Lynn Ann Garrett