Know Grey Lake
Grey lake is a beautiful show of nature for visitors from around the world. Its waters –recovered by sediments in the surface-, and the Paine Mountain behind it, turn it into a postcard worthy picture. It has more than 500 meters of depth, surrounded by incredible rocky attractions. It was born from the Southern Patagonia Ice Field, and it is the birhtplace of huge icebergs detachment from Grey Glacier. Its gray waters are ideal to practice kayak and canoe, among other entertaining activities you can do around the place.
Attractions: Interesting tophography. Colorful landscape.
Activities: Sea kayak, canoe, photography.
How to get there: Santiago-Punta Arenas: Airway.
Punta Arenas-Puerto Natales: Land route, by Route 9 north.
Puerto Natales-Torres del Paine National Park: Land route.
Santiago- Puerto Montt: Land route and airway.
Puerto Montt-Puerto Natales: Seaway.
Puerto Natales-Grey Lake: Land route.
When to go: All year long.
Weather: 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: Housing, food, transportation.
Surroundings: Las Montañas Channel, Castillo Hill, W Network: Torres del Paine Base- Valle del Frances-Grey Lake, network: Cordillera Paine Lake, Puerto Natales seashort, Dos Lagunas, Calvo Fjord, Bories cold-storage plant, Balmaceda Glaciar, Gulf of Almirante Montt, Balmaceda Lake, Azul Lagoon, Verde Lagoon, Paine Mountain, Cueva del Milodon Natural Monument, Bernardo O´Higgins National Park, Torres del Paine National Park, Antonio Varas Peninsula, Puerto Natales, Alacalufe National Reserve, Serrano River, Ultima Esperanza Inlet.