Fildes Bay

Know Fildes Bay

Located in the King George Island, Fildes Bay is close to different military bases and it features a varied fauna, which you can see if you the Antarctica (you need an authorization to make your trip). Fildes Bay has protected areas for penguins, the Cosmic Radiation laboratory (in Presidente Frei Base of the Chilean Air Force), and other military bases ran by other countries, such as China, Uruguay and Russia.

Información del Destino:
  • Attractions:

    Peculiar sea fauna and penguins, scientific investigation centres.

  • When to go:

    January, February, December.

  • Activities:

    Hiking, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.

  • Weather:

    Polar weather. The media temperature during winter season is -12°C, meanwhile during summer time the temperature reaches the 0°C. The rain is solid (snow) and surpasses the 1250 milimeters.

  • Location:

    Peculiar sea fauna and penguins, scientific investigation centres.

  • Services;

    Information center.

  • How to get there:

    Santiago-Punta Arenas: Airway.
    Punta Arenas, Puerto Williams, Ushuaia- Chilean Antartic Territory: Seaway.
    Punta Arenas-Chilean Antartic Territory: Airway, from the Presidente Carlos Ibañez del Campo Airport, in Punta Arenas, to Teniente March Small Airport, in Rey Jorge Island.

  • Surroundings:

    Chile Bay, Las Estrellas Village.

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