Know Serrano River
Serrano River is the Torres del Paine National Park´s main fluvial network and one of its natural frontiers. It has 38 kilometers of extention and its volume allows visitors to practice fly fishing and other aquatic sports. The navigation and other aquatic activities are also possible in this river which waters drain of in the Toro Lake.
Attractions: Flora and fauna. Interesting geography and hidrography.
Activities: Canoe, sport fishing, river kayak, rafting, high mountain tours, flora and fauna contemplation, 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-Serrano River: Seaway, by Ultima Esperanza Fjord.
When to go: January, February, March, April, August, September, October, November, December.
Weather: Trasandino weather, with ice in high places. The summer media temperature reaches 10,8°C, with a maximum media of 23,5°C and a minumum media of 0,85°C in the same season.
Services: Housing, food, transportation, camping.
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.
Entrance from Torres del Paine National Park, which has different prices depending on the season:
-Between October and April: $2500 Chilean pesos for national adults and $6500 Chilean pesos for foreing adults. Kids pay $500 Chilean pesos.
-Between May and September: $1500 Chilean pesos for national adults and $3500 Chilean pesos for foreing adults. Kids pay $500 Chilean pesos.