> > > > Bulnes Fort

Bulnes Fort

Get to know more about the Destination

Located on the shores of the Magellan Strait, 62 km south of Punta Arenas. It is a historical reconstruction founded in October 1843, on the rocky hill at santa ana, overlooking the Strait. Here one can admire the flora and fauna and find great variety of birds.

Even though the fort has no original construction left, which was done the first inhabitants of Patagonia, it was reconstructed so that it now looks just as it did when it was first built.

Attractions

Cultural and historical relevance.

Activities

Flora and fauna contemplation, photography.

Location

Twelfth region. Located 60 kilometers south of Punta Arenas.

How to get there?

Santiago-Punta Arenas: Airway.

Punta Arenas-Bulnes Fortress: Land route.

When to go?

All year long.

Climate

Cold moderate rainy weather, without dry season but with microclimates. The annual media temperature is 8°C, meanwhile during summer time the temperature goes from 10° to 18°C. The annual media rain is 450 milimiters.

Services

Information center, roads.

Surroundings

Froward Cape, Punta Arenas cementery, de la Cruz Hill, Pali-Aike cave, El Salto, Magellian Strait, San Isidro lighthouse, Bulnes Fortress, Pali-Aike National Park, Punta Arenas, Magallanes National Reserve, Otway Inlet.

Public comments

  • 30, 1899, 00:00

They recommend us

  • "This was our first visit to Chile and VisitChile.com made our vacation a wonderful stress free experience. Travel representative, Diego Morales who speaks Spanish and English provided excellent customer…"

    February/2015

    Deborah Lau Okamura

  • "Very satisfied with services provided. Our driver/guide arrived on schedule and was most helpful and informative. Thank you"

    December/2014

    Pamela Donaldson

  • "Our agent, Gianina Lillo was excellent. She responded immediately to emails and phone calls. She did her very best to correct any issues. I was very impressed with her professionalism. The Hotel Manutara…"

    January/2015

    Alexandra Sternstein

  • "I booked the 5 day w trek and first thought your price was a lot. After seeing how much fantastico sur charge per night I was very happy with what I paid. You should provide a link or something to show…"

    January/2015

    Emma Knowles

  • "I would suggest VisitChile to anyone. All of the transfers and tours were excellent!"

    December/2014

    Frances Scheib

Certificates

  • Turismo Chile
  • Verisign
  • United States Tour Operator Association Allied Member
  • TripAdvisor

Contact us

  • VisitChile.com
  • Chile Tour Operator
  • +56 (2) 2232 0026 / Fax:
  • sales@visitchile.com
  • Santiago - Chile
  • Toll Free USA: 1-800-906-8056
  • From Argentina: (11) 5219-4105
  • From Brasil: (11) 3958-7071