General Carrera Lake
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General Carrera Lake is the second major lake in South America. It`s located in Patagonia, surrounded by abundant vegetation, with a surface of 978 squared kilometers.
The lake is located in the Chile/Argentina border, and it features special conditions that make turism activities development possible, like adventure sports and walks close to the marvelous nature.
The seaports and villages turn it in one of the most attractive places to enjoy outdoor and sports activities.
Colorful flora and fauna. Craftsmanship and sport activities.
Hiking, horseback riding, bicycle riding, sport fishing, rowing, mailing, picnic, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.
Eleventh region. Located 112 kilometers southwest of Chile Chico and 290 kilometers south of Coyhaique.
How to get there?
Coyhaique-Puerto Ibáñez, Murta Bay, Puerto Tranquilo, Puerto Guadal: Land route by Austral Route
Coyhaique-Chile Chico, Murta Bay, Puerto Sanchez, Guadal: Airway, by small airports in each point.
When to go?
All year long
Cold weather. The annual media temperature is 9ºC. The rain is abundant all year -600 to 4000 milimeters per year-.
Housing, food, transportation, cafeteria, crafts, camping.
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, Capilla de Mármol Nature Sanctuary, Jorge Montt snowcap, Leones snowcap, Soler snowcap.
Some featured hotels in General Carrera Lake
Located in a 6ha private land with more than 400m of beach, the lodge, is open all year round and offers extraordinary view on the lake and the surrounding mountains . Its infrastructure, its panoramic jacuzzi, its leasure room totally…
From USD$60 Ref. 2 passengers
Mallín Colorado, a cozy, secluded countryside with four cabins, constructed in 12 acres, facing the huge lake General Carrera, 4 hours south of the airport of Balmaceda and five hours from the city of Coyhaique.From the hill upon,…
From USD$300 Ref. 4 people
This cabin complex is located in front of General Carrera Lake shores, at two kilometers from Puerto Guadal, the most importan beach of Aysen, in the chilean Patagonia. It offers eight cozy and comfort cabins, built with noble woods…
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In a virgin and still unexplored landscape with plains, rivers, mountains and fiords you will find Hacienda Tres Lagos (Three Lakes Estate) located between glaciers, ice fields, volcanoes, caverns, waterfalls, snowdrifts and cold forests…
From USD$316 Ref. Double
General Carrera Lake touristic attractions
Near touristic attractions
|Laguna San Rafael National Park||0,7 mi|
|Castillo Hill National Reserve||7 mi|
|Tamango National Reserve||15 mi|
|Baker River||18 mi|
|Elizalde Lake||36 mi|
|San Rafael snowcap||41 mi|
|Coyhaique and Puerto Aisen||41 mi|
Destinations by Areas of Chile
- Atacama Desert and Altiplano
- La Serena, beaches and astronomy
- Valparaíso, Santiago and Vineyards
- Easter Island
- Lakes and Volcanoes District
- North Patagonia and Black Forest
- South Patagonia and Torres del Paine