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Eco-tours to the Antarctic Peninsula, South Georgia,
Cape Horn, Falklands & Tierra Del Fuego

On this virtual tour you may see: Majestic mountains dipped in snow...
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 journey above
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 Del Fuego.



Ciruelillo
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


Luzuriaga marginata,
a small herb of moist Southern Beech forests



Indian Bread
Pan de Indio
parasite growing on a Beech tree
Nathofagus

Ona- Yoken Ter
Yagan-Owachick
Cyttaria darwinii
Darwin's fungus


Perezia recurvata occurs on steep, dry, sunny slopes.
This herbaceous perennial produces low mats of evergreen foliage and light blue flowers


 Philesia magellanica.
A beautiful evergreen shrub



Myrteola nummularia,
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 fuchsia,
photographed here in Viciente Perez Rosales National Park, Chile.  
The genus is also present in New Zealand with three species dating from a
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
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