CABO DE HORNOS NATIONAL PARK
Know Cabo de Hornos National Park
Cabo de Hornos National Park is a protected area, where native flora and fauna can live unafraid of human touch. Created in the 40s, the national park is home of the magellian and antartic penguins, in its 60093 hectares, in which you can also find a monument that conmemorates the five centuries of the discovery of the American Continent. Located in the Wollaston Archipielago, the park has minor altitudes that never go over the 300 meters, except for Piramide Hill, which is 400 meters high.
Attractions: Colorful flora and fauna. Fauna in extinction danger like condors, coscoroba swans and liles.
Activities: Sailing, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.
How to get there: Santiago-Punta Arenas: Airway.
Tres Puentes (Punta Arenas)-Puerto Williams: seaway.
Punta Arenas-Puerto Williams: Airway.
Puerto Williams – Cabo de Hornos: Seaway. Through the Beagle Channel.
When to go: January, February, March, October, November, December.
Weather: The temperature does not surpass the 10ºC, with a high media of 12,4ºC and the low media of 5,9ºC, in summer season. During winter time, the high media temperature is 4,8ºC, and the lowest is -0,5ºC.
Services: Housing, food, transportation, information center.
Surroundings: Milcavi Ship, Martin Gusinde Museum, Picacho Dientes de Ambarino, Puerto Williams, Úrica Village.