By Lindsey Olander
July 23, 2015
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Australis Cruise

Itching for that next adventure, but still have little ones in tow? This December, give them the gift of a lifetime—without spending a dime—on tours bound for Chilean Patagonia with cruise outfitter Australis.

Here’s the deal: for every adult ticket purchased towards a December departure, one kid under 17 rides free. Sound too good to be true? Forget about complaints of boredom or eyes glued to handheld PSPs. Days are jam-packed with beach walks, cruises down the island-riddled Beagle Channel, forest treks to beaver dams and glacial waterfalls, Zodiac boat rides to spot sunbathing elephant seals, and a trip to Magdalena Island, where you’ll hike through a colony of Magellanic penguins to reach an iconic 1902 lighthouse.

Happy Holidays, indeed.

Australis Cruise
Australis Cruise

Promotion valid for bookings made from July 1–October 31, 2015 for trips during December 2015; one free cruise ticket for a child 17 or under per paying adult (two children maximum per booking); from $1,895 per adult.

Adrenaline Scale = **

Lindsey Olander covers adventure at Travel + Leisure. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter.

KEY:
* Child’s play.
** You’ll break a sweat.
*** Heart-pumping happiness!
**** Thrill junkie, much?
***** Balls to the wall, envy inducing, nutso.