Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Passport: Your weekly travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration

Puerto Natales Travel Guide

Gallery
  • Photo: Tom Grundy / Shutterstock

Plan Your Puerto Natales Vacation

Puerto Natales has become the main base for exploring a number of southern Patagonia's top attractions, including Parque Nacional Torres del Paine and Parque Nacional Bernardo O'Higgins. The medium-sized fishing town offers picturesque views of the Seno Última Esperanza (Last Hope Sound) channel, which was named so by Spanish navigator Juan Ladrillero in the 16th century as it was his last hope

to reach the Straight of Magellan.

As a launching point for many touristic sites, Puerto Natales has recently seen a large increase in tourism and development with a new surge of luxury accommodation offering all-inclusive stays with excursions. The town has added a string of hip eateries, cafés, and boutique hotels recently, and is starting to challenge the more staid larger city of Punto Arenas as a hub for exploring the entire region.

Read More

Advertisement

Advertisement

Book Your Trip







Compare Sites:




Compare Sites:




Compare Sites:





Trip Finder
Store
Travel Phrases

Learn Spanish Phrases before or while you're on the go!

Download Now
X

No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE e-mail communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

How we use your email

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.