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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.

They recommend us

  • "The guide we had in Pucon, Alexandre Joly, is excellent. Very knowledgeable about history, traditions, geography, vegetation, animals, vulcanology and a very good narrator. We hope that all the guides…"

    June/2012

    Dan Marinescu

  • "Excellent service, excellent hotels. "

    April/2013

    Claudio German Roa

  • "In general, excellent service for provision of airline tckets and hotels. Hotel Iorana was great!!"

    December/2012

    Peter Kardashinsky

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our cruise and the company of the other multinational guests. The meals were excellent and Ana our waitress would always adjust meal servings if the boat was sailing past interesting…"

    February/2013

    Peter Lee

  • "Great attention from guides, transfers and the whole tours. In general terms, everything was perfect."

    February/2013

    César Orozco Martini

Certificates

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Contact us

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