Penguin Natural Monument

Know Penguin Natural Monument

Located less than 40 kilometers from Punta Arenas, the island has more than 60,000 penguin couples, a peculiar fauna in this Natural Monument. The Natural Monument was named by the penguin colonies that have chosen this spot as their home.



Información del Destino:
  • Attractions:

    Austral fauna, magellian penguins, also known as Spheniscius Magallanicus.







  • When to go:

    January, February, March, October, November, December.

  • Activities:

    Flora and fauna contemplation, photography, sea kayak.

  • 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.

  • Location:

    Austral fauna, magellian penguins, also known as Spheniscius Magallanicus.







  • Services;

    Information center, forest ranger.

  • How to get there:

    Tres Puentes Pier-The Penguins Natural Monument: Seaway.

  • 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, Otway Inlet.

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