Chile Creates Largest Marine Reserve in the Americas
The newly protected waters around the Desventuradas Islands contain many marine species found nowhere else on Earth.
Chile’s territory combines over 4,000 kilometers of wind-blown, ocean-swept coastline, the immense, mineral-rich northern desert, the majestic peaks of the Andes range, with thousands of active volcanoes strung along its length, and the hushed mystique of the southern evergreen forests. Come and experience the full glory of nature in Chile!
Visit the vast salt flats of the Atacama desert and the ice fields of Patagonia, passing through the fertile sun-soaked central valleys, famed World Biosphere Reserves and the myriad natural parks and reserves throughout the country.
Get away from it all and truly unwind in a remote desert oasis in the north of Chile, or revitalize your senses in rich southern landscapes filled with native species like the Araucaria pine.
Contemplate the immense Pacific ocean, swim in the cool waters of the calm southern lakes and absorb the invigorating energy of fast-moving Andean rivers. Breathe deeply in the purest air and delight in nature at its finest in Chile.
If you’re an animal lover, you’ll see well-known species in abundance and discover others that are simply unique to Chile. From the delicate miniature pudu deer through to giant cetaceans, Chile’s national parks and marine reserves are a veritable haven for fauna. Multiple species of flamingo and penguin, camelids like alpacas, guanacos and vicuñas and an infinite variety of small creatures will enliven your travels in Chile.
Our year of the Sun: Show of an Eclipse Free lecture at the Natural History Museum in Concepción city given by Lady Johana Henao, science researcher; event part of the Solar Eclipse celebration in Chile on July 2nd. On this event she will talk about the Sun as our main star, its energy and the […]
El Observatorio de La Silla fue inaugurado el 25 de marzo de 1969. En el marco de este hito, se dictará la conferencia que celebra el 50 aniversario de la inauguración de La Silla.
Ultra Fiord This trail running experience goes beyond simply racking up more kilometers; it is a long journey towards the magical world of fjords. It is essential for runners to have a great sense of adventure to be able to face this wild natural landscape, shaped by the unpredictable weather conditions and difficult terrain of […]