- 9 hours (Approx.)
- Hotel pickup offered
- Mobile ticket
We will go to the town of Pargua and take a ferry to sail the Chacao Channel, which will take us to the Island of Chiloé. Visit the town of Chacao, and after a few minutes touring the town, we will go to the town of Puñihuil, to the sector of the Pingüineras. After that, take a 30-minute navigation to the islets to appreciate Humboldt and Magellanic penguins. After our boat ride through the bay, we will return by a coastal road to the city of Ancud, famous for its local craft market. After a few minutes in Ancud, we will take route 5 to connect with a interior mino where we can observe the Chilote field.
- Professional Guide
- Hotel Pick-Up and Drop-Off
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- All Fees and Taxes
- Entry/Admission - Islotes de Punihuil
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-Up at centrally located hotels in Puerto Varas. We will inform exact pick-up time to passenger via
NOTE: We need a minimum of 2 people to operate this tour.
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Pass By: Canal De Chacao, Chacao Chile
The Chacao Channel is a channel located in the southern region of Chile that separates the southwestern coast of the American continent from the north coast of the Big Island of Chiloé joining the Gulf Coronados with the Gulf of Ancud.
Stop At: Iglesia San Antonio de Chacao, Martin Ruiz de Gamboa 10, Chacao Chile
Chacao, founded as San Antonio de Chacao, is a Chilean town belonging to the commune of Ancud, located on the northern tip of the Isla Grande de Chiloé, in the Los Lagos Region.
It constitutes the northern gateway to the Chiloé archipelago, since on its coasts is the main jetty that joins it to the mainland in the Pargua area, by means of a ferry service that runs all year round.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Islotes de Punihuil, Isla Chiloe Chile
In 1999 the 3 little islets of Puñihuil were declared Natural Monument because they are an important site for the reproduction of the Humboldt and the Magellanic penguins. A mixed penguin colony like this is not very common in Chile. In addition, the islets are the habitat for several other birds and also marine otters.
In order to protect this particular eco system, the boat trips are operated in accordance with a local regulation which limits the number of tours per day.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Chiloe Island Penguin Colony, Punihuil, Isla Chiloe Chile
Discover Chiloe colorful houses built on the water and enjoy the company of the Chilotes, inhabitants who seal with their amazing tradition the unique character of this archipelago.
Explore this mythical territory, its colorful wooden churches, 16 of which were declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
And if it's about nature, this island gives you cinematic landscapes.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Errázuriz 317, Ancud, Región de los Lagos, Chile
Founded as a fortress in Cape Horn in 1767, Ancud is today one of the attractions most visited by tourists from around the world for being the best city located in Chiloé. It is the political and military capital, and has a beautiful urban infrastructure planning that combines the typical architecture of the area with the modernity of recent constructions.
Duration: 1 hour
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Infant seats available
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.