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Punta Arenas is the biggest city in the 12th region, and it receives thousands of visitors every year. With 1382033,5 km2 and over 131.067 inhabitants, the Magellian Region Capital is the main urban center in the region, having only a 20% of rural population. With colorful houses and a beautiful natural landscape, Punta Arenas –discovered four centuries ago by John Byron- is the strategic point for commercial, social and cultural networks in the whole area.
Colorful cultural and natural landscapes. Perfect place to enjoy the urban centers activities.
Hiking, horseback riding, bird watch, scuba diving, buggy, sport hunting, canoe, bicycle riding, mountainbike, mountain ski, sea kayak, sailing, swimming, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.
How to get there?
Santiago-Punta Arenas: Airway. Argentina-Punta Arenas: Land route, through Monte Aymond and San Sebastián border customs. Puerto Montt-Punta Arenas y Puerto Williams: Seaway. Anywhere-Punta Arenas: Airway.
When to go?
All year long.
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.
Housing, food, transportation, outdoor activities, museums.
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.
Some featured hotels in Punta Arenas
Hotel Tierra del Fuego is located in Punta Arenas, minutes away from the civic centre and the financial district in the city. It is a traditional hotel decorated with elegance. There are thirty carpeted rooms that include private…
From USD$135 Ref. Double
Located in a privileged area, in the downtown of Punta Arenas city; its location let you to get an easy way to the most important places inside the city. An elegant hotel located in the city center, offering a warm and comfortable…
From USD$88 Ref. Double
Facing the Plaza de Armas (Main square) in the commercial and financial heart of Punta Arenas, it is open throughout the year and look forward to offering you the best of its services. The warm attention and the professionalism…
From USD$95 Ref. Double
Hotel Rey Don Felipe is located in Punta Arenas, a city of contrasts and strong personality that keeps in mind every time in its history. Capital of the Chilean Patagonia and port of embarkation for the Antarctic continent, southern…
From USD$136 Ref. Double
Punta Arenas touristic attractions
Near touristic attractions
|Magellan Strait||0,5 mi|
|Cerro de la Cruz||3,6 mi|
|Magallanes National Reserve||7 mi|
|Seno Otway||10 mi|
|Parrillar Lagoon National Reserve||14 mi|
|Tierra del Fuego||17 mi|
|Lynch Lake||21 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