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Magellan Strait

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It's the natural access between the Pacific and Alantic Ocean, the Magellan or Todos los Santos Strait, is an incredible sight for those who visit the zone.

Surrounded by an amazing natural landscape, the strait was named after its discoverer, Hernando de Magallanes.

Activities

Sea kayak, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.

Location

Twelfth region, in Punta Arenas.

How to get there?

Santiago-Punta Arenas: Airway.

Argentina-Punta Natales: Land route, through Monte Aymond, Dorotea, Casa Viejas and Don Guillermo River border customs. Route CH-225.

Puerto Montt-Punta Arenas: Seaway.

Anywhere-Punta Arenas and Magellian Strait: Airway.

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

Housing, food, transportation, outdoor activities, cafeteria.

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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