General Carrera Lake

Picture yourself sailing through the very heart of Patagonia on turquoise waters rippled by the constant breezes. Come aboard and discover the splendor of Chile’s largest lake! This body of water shared by two countries reaches the town of Chile Chico on its southern shore, an oasis with a temperate climate and thriving agriculture. It also offers a direct route to reach Argentina.

Embarking at the Port of Río Tranquilo, head first to the incredible Marble Chapel Nature Sanctuary to visit its network of caves, especially the famous ‘Chapel’ and ‘Cathedral’ caverns. Get ready to kayak through the many tunnels whose unique colors, textures and volumes make for an amazing photographic record. This natural wonder is undoubtedly one of the highlights of Chilean Patagonia.

If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, you’ll enjoy sport fishing, horse riding or trekking to see the fantastic flora and fauna on the shores of this great lake. In need of a proper rest? Relax and recharge your batteries at one of the luxurious lodges in the area, where you’ll enjoy first-rate accommodation and scrumptious food.


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Lake General Carrera is the second-largest lake in South America and is shared by Chile and Argentina.

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Northern Patagonian Ice Fields

  You’ll find the third largest ice field in the world located in the heart of Patagonia, Campos de Hielo Norte. These are stunning natural formations famous for their odd shapes, colors ranging from white to blue, and where the[...]

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Marble Caves

One of the most isolated natural treasures of the world, the Marble Caves (Capillas de Mármol) are a series of sculpted caves in the General Carrera Lake in the heart of Patagonia. The Cathedral, the Chapel and the Cave are[...]

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Baker River

Heaven for fly-fishing and kayaking lovers, you can’t miss out on the waters of the fastest-flowing river in Chile. Surrounded by an evergreen forest and vast wetlands, the Baker River is the ideal hideout for several indigenous species. Go rafting.[...]

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Parque Patagonia

Located in the evergreen Patagonia, this park offers cinematographic landscapes with an incredibly rich biodiversity. Here you can see animals like the southern viscacha (chinchilla like rodent), the bobcat and the sneaky puma. Live the adventure of a three-day trek,[...]

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Tierra del Fuego

Ferdinand Magellan discovered and gave this place the name Tierra del Fuego because of the bonfires the Selk'nam Indians used to light, and you can see these while sailing. Come visit one of the most extreme landscapes of Chile and[...]

Carretera Austral

Scenic Patagonia route that is one of a kind in the world. Over 1,000 kilometers of natural beauty await you at the southernmost tip of the world. The Carretera Austral (or Southern Highway) captures the hearts of intrepid drivers and[...]


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