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Seno Otway

Get to know more about the Destination

The Otway Inlet is known by the 60,000 Magellian Penguins couples that live in the area.

The Otway Inlet is one of the most important penguin reservations in the world.

Located north of Punta Arenas, here is possible to enjoy the natural landscape and fauna.

Attractions

Extraordinary fauna (Magellian penguins)

Activities

Bird watch, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.

Location

Twelfth region, in the Fritz Roy Channel. Located 65 kilometers from Punta Arenas.

How to get there?

Santiago-Punta Arenas: Airway.

Punta Arenas- Otway Inlet: Land route, through Route 9 North.

When to go?

January, February, March, 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

Roads.

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.

They recommend us

  • "We would like to thanks the great attentions of Belen, our agent,always very kind and attentive, even in critical moments. The reception at the hotel in Santiago was excellent, with champagne and strawberries.…"

    November/2012

    Jerson Jussef Parra Ramirez

  • "We are just arriving from two tours with VisitChile (one of 4 days at Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales with Torres del Paine, Pinguineras and Navigation to visit Serrano and Balmaceda glaciers; and the other…"

    February/2013

    Graciela Ventós

  • "I just would like to thanks the attention and the excellent organization for our trip to Chile and Argentina. Thank you very much. "

    March/2013

    Roberto Lazarrini

  • "Thank you very much for your organization and the chance to enjoy of Patagonia. "

    January/2013

    Joaquim Fontes Filho

  • "The service was very good, efficient and with proper information about the promoted hotels. "

    December/2012

    Hans Luis Mayer

Certificates

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  • Sello de Calidad Turística
  • United States Tour Operator Association Allied Member
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Contact us

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