Chiloe Tour

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Highlights of Discover Ancud And The Puñihuil Penguin Colonies

Discover the fascinating Chiloé Island with our full day adventure to "Ancud and the "Penguin colonies of Puñihuil".


We will start with a exciting ferry ride from Pargua to Chacao, where you can spot sea lions and explore the historic San Antonio church. We will continue towards Caulin, a wetland full of birds like Black-necked Swans, before embark towards the famous penguin colonies of Puñihuil, home of Magellanic and Humboldt Penguins.


In Ancud, immerse yourself in its rich culture by visiting the Local Museum to discover the history local, exploring the picturesque Market Municipaland marveling at the imposing Saint`s Fort Antonio, witness of Spanish history in the region. We will conclude our day with a return to the hotel, full of unique experiences and spectacular landscapes that will leave you in love with Chiloé.


Don`t miss this one opportunity to explore nature, the history and wildlife of Chiloé in a single day. 

Book now and Live an unforgettable adventure in one of the most captivating destinations in Chile!

Pick Up: From centrally located hotels in Puerto Varas or Puerto Montt.
Schedule: From Puerto Varas 08.00 Hrs.
Time: From Puerto Montt 08.30 Hrs.
Drop Off: To central hotels in Puerto Varas or Puerto Montt.
Schedule: From Puerto Montt 19.0 Hrs.
Time: From Puerto Varas 7:30 p.m.
11 Hours
November - April
- Bilingual guide (Spanish/English/Portuguese).
- Round trip transportation from Puerto Montt or Puerto Varas.
Not Included
- Food.
- Extras not specified.
- Tips.
- Tickets to Parks, Museums, Navigation.
Physical Reqs.
- Includes walks that are gentle, although there may be unevenness.
- Physical condition according to the activity.
What To Bring?
- Comfortable clothes and shoes.
- Hat or Jockey.
- Sunglasses.
- Sunscreen.
- Water.
- Money for extra expenses or tickets.
- Operation: From November to April approx. season when there are penguins.
- Navigation in Puñihuil is subject to weather conditions, according to the Maritime Government.
- Regular operates with a minimum of 2 passengers.
- Tickets to museums and parks are paid directly at the destination, in cash.
- The schedules and order of visits may vary for better operation.
- All Museums and Churches are closed on Mondays.
** Not Valid for Cruise passengers.

Details of Day Tours

Today you will embark on an unforgettable adventure on the Chiloé Island with our exciting adventure to "Ancud, Caulin and the Pingüineras de Puñihuil".


From the moment We left the hotel in Puerto Montt or Puerto Varas, we headed towards the picturesque Town of Pargua, where We boarded a ferry to cross the Canal Chacao towards the mythical Isla Grande de Chiloé. During the 45-minute journey, you will have the opportunity to spot sea lions frolicking in the waters, pelicans flying over and a varied marine birdlife, introducing you filled with the natural beauty of the region.


Once in Chacao, we explore this charming town characterized by its larch wood constructions and the iconic San Antonio de Chacao Church, declared National Monument. We continue our tour along the coastal route to Caulin, famous for its intertidal wetland which houses a rich biodiversity of birds such as Swans of Cuello Negro, Herons and Flamingos, especially notable during the winter. This unique landscape invites you to connect with nature while you enjoy the serenity of the surroundings.


We arrived at Puñihuil Beach around noon, where An exceptional experience awaits us, a boat ride to the islets that house the Puñihuil Penguin Areas. During the 40 minutes of navigation (ticket not included), you will be able to marvel with the presence of the Magellanic penguin and Humboldt, protected species that find refuge in this Monument National for its ecological importance.


Finally, we will go to Ancud, we will explore the Local Museum to immerse ourselves in the history and culture of the island, we will visit the traditional Market Municipal and we will get to know the imposing Fuerte de San Antonio, an 18th century Spanish fortification that offers stunning panoramic views of the city and the sea.


We conclude this fascinating day around 7:00 p.m., returning to the hotel with unforgettable memories of Chiloé and the certainty of having lived an experience authentic in this unique corner of Chile.

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If you are looking for what to do in Puerto Varas, you should consider booking the tour Ancud & Puñihuil At Chiloé Island. It´ll be an experience you won´t forget!

Reviewed by Hellen - 25/09/2016

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