> > > > Capilla de Marmol Natural Sanctuary

Capilla de Marmol Natural Sanctuary

Get to know more about the Destination

Capilla de Marmol –a marvelous geographic formation- is a General Carrera Lake elevation cliff, made of fluvial erosion with singular white marble.

The caverns nearby Puerto Tranquilo turn Capilla de Marmol in a nature sanctuary to protect this natural patrimony.


Colorful geography (made of the erosion of General Carrera Lake waters)


Sport fishing, photography


Eleventh region. Puerto Tranquilo, general Carrera Lake. Located 2 kilometers southeast of Puerto Rio Tranquilo, 171 kilometers southwest of Puerto Ibáñez and 225 kilometers southwest of Coyhaique.

How to get there?

Santiago-Coyhaique: Airway

Coyhaique-Puerto Rio Tranquilo: Land route by Austral Route

Puerto Tranquilo, Puerto Guadal, Murta Bay, Puerto Sanchez-Santuario: Seaway

Anywhere-Murta Bay: Airway, by Murta Bay small airport

Murta Bay-Puerto Tranquilo: Land route

When to go?

All year long.


Cold weather. The annual media temperature is 9ºC. The rain is plentiful all year -600 to 4000 milimeters per year-.


Housing, food, transportation.


Tortel bay, Exploradores bay, Castillo Hill, Las Manos cave, Bertrand Lake, Cochrane lake, Leones lake, San Lorenzo Hill, Bernardo O`Higgins National Park, Castillo Hill National Reserve, Tamango National Reserve, Baker River, General Carrera Lake, Jorge Montt snowcap, Leones snowcap, Soler snowcap.

Public comments

  • July 18, 18:12Mita BhattacharjeeMita Bhattacharjee


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…"


    Deborah Lau Okamura

  • "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…"


    Alexandra Sternstein

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


    Frances Scheib

  • "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…"


    Emma Knowles

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


    Pamela Donaldson


  • Turismo Chile
  • Verisign
  • Sello de Calidad Turística
  • United States Tour Operator Association Allied Member
  • TripAdvisor

Contact us

  • VisitChile.com 2002
  • 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