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A Complete Guide to Pumalin Park, Chile

The northern gateway to Chilean Patagonia, Pumalin Park is an outdoor lovers playground. With as many as 3 ferry journeys needed to reach its northern limits, just getting here can be quite an adventure. With some of Patagonia’s most beautiful hikes, trails and even a smouldering volcano, it’s unlikely to lose popularity anytime soon. Here’s …

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An entire guide to Alerce Andino National Park

A few kilometres from the lively, built up city of Puerto Montt, Chilean Patagonia shows its hand in the wonderful Alerce Andino National Park. So many people driving the Carretera Austral don’t even bother to visit. But their loss is your gain. Hike forest trails in complete solitude, stroll through dense forest and picnic at …

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Villa Santa Lucia | The Chilean village hit by a catastrophic landslide

Imagine the scene. Saturday morning, a little before 09:30am and almost mid-summer.  The small mountain village of Villa Santa Lucia is waking for the last weekend before Christmas in Chilean Patagonia. It’s raining heavily after an unusual 2-week hot, dry spell. Birds taking shelter in the trees surrounded by snow capped mountain peaks. Families enjoying …

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Chiloe Island, Chile | The definitive travel guide & itinerary

Chiloe Island, Chile. Nope – we’d never heard of it either but we’re sure glad we didn’t miss out on it as we began our Patagonian adventure. If you’re arriving in Chiloe Island as part of your Patagonian adventure or simply for a short break from the Chilean Lake District, then you’re in for a …

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El Chalten tours and activities for your Patagonian adventure

El Chalten is one of the best places for hiking in Patagonia. Located inside Los Glaciares National Park in Argentina’s Santa Cruz province, the town lies in the shadow of one of the most famous views in all Patagonia. While Mount Fitz Roy is the most well known landmark, there’s a lot more to discover …

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Best time to go to Patagonia | Timing your adventure

If you’ve landed here hoping for a quick answer to what sounds like a simple question, we’re going to disappoint you. Patagonia is enormous. Covering the entire southern cone of South America, Patagonia is over a million square kilometres. From Bariloche in the north to Ushuaia in the south is a distance of almost 1600 …

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Patagonia packing list essentials | Tips for a perfect adventure

Patagonia is, without doubt, where every adventure traveller wants to go right now. It isn’t really that much of a surprise why.  Patagonia offers unparalleled adventures. Incredible landscapes, unique driving experiences and fantastic hiking opportunities. Enough to keep even the most intrepid traveller satisfied. We’ve travelled through much of the southern half of South America. …

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Laguna San Rafael Glacier | Fjords, icebergs & seals

If you’re planning a trip to Patagonia, chances are you’ve heard of Perito Moreno, Argentina’s constantly advancing glacier. Well think of San Rafael Glacier as its little brother, only more difficult to reach so more adventurous and way less touristy. One of the largest glaciers of the Northern Patagonian Ice field in southern Chile, you …

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Our guide & photo journal of Patagonia’s Marble Caves

Deep in rural Chilean Patagonia, melting glaciers feed South America’s 2nd largest lake, General Carrera Lake. Covering an area of almost 1000 square kilometres, it spans the border between Chile and Argentina. Hidden along the lake’s western shore, inaccessible from land, stands the spectacular natural wonder of the Marble Caves. The Marble Caves As the …

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Carretera Austral road trip | Our route & planning tips

The Carretera Austral is one of the world’s best road trips. Ruta 7 cuts through 1200 kilometres of the most picture perfect Patagonian landscapes imaginable. From Puerto Montt to Villa O’Higgins, the scenery is simply out of this world. And the best thing about it? Despite its incredible beauty, hardly anyone visits! So you get …

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The definitive guide to Chilean Patagonia

This is the only Chilean Patagonia travel guide you need from a couple who’ve just spent 5 months exploring the region. Travel in Patagonia, Chile is a unique experience and more than lives up to expectations. We loved every minute of our journey. Every (sometimes painful) hike, every jaw-dropping view, and every mile we travelled. …

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