Laguna San Rafael, Puerto Chacabuco

Come face to face with a 30,000-year-old glacier at Laguna San Rafael, a bioreserve located in Chile's northern ice field. Traversing the diverse landscapes of the UNESCO-protected reserve, including wetlands and a pristine rainforest, you can observe the region's main attraction, the San Valentín glacier. Reaching an imposing 4,058 m (13,313 ft), the glacier ranks as the highest point in the Southern Andes. Though trips to the reserve were previously time-consuming and expensive, the construction of a new 77 km (47 mi) road now allows for exploration of the biodiverse trails surrounding the glacier. Arrange to visit Laguna San Rafael and other attractions in Puerto Chacabuco using our Puerto Chacabuco online trip planner .
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  • One of the most stunning landscapes I've seen, a wonder that can only be reached sailing, hopefully show on a day with Sun, since you can enjoy the most. Don't forget to take their whisky with millenary ice, is tradition.
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  • From Puerto Chacabuco is a long trip (approx. 5 hours), but fascinated by the southern fjords. The San Rafael Lagoon is actually a Bay connected by a canal to the sea. Minitempanos floating, are an amazing landscape. The return is with animation on the catamaran and open bar, impossible to be bored.
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  • Amazing landscape with icebergs from a range of beautiful blue the catamaran trip from pto. Chacabuco very comfortable with snacks during the trip of four or more hours. And a beautiful landscape. In the snowdrift you avercan to the with Zodiac boats.
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  • Special place, but it is not as advertising, the boat or the sodiak approach to the glacier, practically must be seen with binoculars, the ride is comfortable and fun
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  • One of the must-see places in Chile. Very visited by Chileans and little by foreigners, is a journey through the fjords and channels in the South of the world. This journey is one of the best trips of the Southern Cone.
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  • It is National Park of greater surface in the Aysén region, with an area of 1742.000 hectares. Its main attraction recognized around the world is the San Rafael glacier, part of the northern ice field, whose detachments give rise to the lagoon of the same name. This imposing wall of ice, in the midst of lush vegetation, is the reason because thousands of visitors navigate through the fjords and channels pathogenic, to appreciate its Majesty and enjoy why not, an exquisite whisky with millenary ice.
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  • Pure nature...
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  • Spectacular scenery, a shame that in a few years already there the glacier...
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