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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.

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Certificates

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