QUEULAT NATIONAL PARK
Know Queulat National Park
Queulat National Park features an attractive geography, with mountains that are over the 2000 meters above sea level as well as native flora and fauna. Its natural attractions are perfect for turism activities, with marvelous landscapes that include snowcaps (El Colgante is the most important, located 7800 meters away from the shortline), portezuelos, waterfalls, fjords, lakes, lagoons and paths. The vegetation is exhuberant and wild, with species like coigues, tepas, nalcas and tepus. It has a diverse fauna as well, including black woodpeckers, caiquenes, black-neck swans, chucaos, coipos guiñas and pudues.
Attractions: Exotic flora with siempreverde forrest. Colorful geography; Risopatron Lake, El Condor Waterfalls and Tempanos Lagoon (the most attractive places)
Activities: Hiking, trekking, mountain climbing, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.
How to get there: Santiago-Puerto Montt: Land route and airway
Puerto Montt-Puyuhuapi: Airway, by Puyuhuapi small airport
Puerto Montt-Coyhaique: Land route and airway
Coyhaique-Puerto Queulat: Land route, by Austral Route heading Puerto Aisen.
When to go: All year long.
Weather: Humid. The annual media temperature goes from 4º to 9ºC. Rain is plentiful and distributed during the year, reaching the 3500 to 4000 milimeters per year.
Services: Housing, food, transportation, information center, camping.
Surroundings: Las Torres Lake National Reserve, Puyuhuapi, Verde Lake, Magdalena Island National Park, James Island, Jechica Island, Kent Island, Queulat National Park, Puyuhuapi Springs, Cisnes River.