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Cabo Froward

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Known by the Cross of the Sea on the top of its hill, Cape Froward indicates the very last place of the American continent. It's a popular attraction, in spite of its distance, due to the climate and scenery -almost antarctic-, and the biological diversity you can see around it.

It's a great place to practice sports such as hiking and trekking, and enjoy nature.

Attractions

Colorful flora and fauna. Amazing landscapes.

Activities

Hiking, trekking, horseback riding, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.

Location

Twelfth region. Located 30 kilometers southwest of Bulnes Fort and 90 kilometers southwest of Punta Arenas.

How to get there?

Santiago-Punta Arenas: Airway.

Punta Arenas-San Juan: Private land route

San Juan-Froward Cape: Through paths.

Punta Arenas-Froward Cape: Sea way.

When to go?

January, February, March, April, September, October, November, December.

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, transportation.

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.

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