Channel of Last Hope (Ultima Esperanza), Puerto Natales
(4.3/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
Not as intimidating as it sounds, Channel of Last Hope (Ultima Esperanza) is a glacier-carved inlet filled with blue waters. The channel was named by the 16th-century Spanish explorer Juan Ladrillero, who felt the inlet was his last chance to reach the Strait of Magellan. Take a boat tour to see small glaciers, sea lions, and local birds. Note that a boat trip will take up most of your day and unpredictable weather may cause cancellations. Put Channel of Last Hope (Ultima Esperanza) into our Puerto Natales travel itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • I had made this trip 2 times before more than 20 years ago, but always with beautiful weather, to appreciate the wildlife and landscapes. In this opportunity we had bad weather despite the time, they said that the winter was late... Not the landscape could be seen in all its glory, but currently in charge of Conaf have improved trails as in all parks, this attraction is located in the Parque national Bernardo O'Higgigins, as in all national parks of Conaf, in addition there are very clean restrooms and deliver brochures of the places. Lunch is at estancia Perales, Grill for those who like it, but if someone doesn't eat meat can make him somewhat apart. Despite the day was an interesting trip sharing with tourists from around the world. It should go well warm and waterproof clothing if it is bad weather.
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  • Lindoo! It's amazing the size of glaciers. At Serrano, we got off the boat and we're walking down a trail. Half way already heard the ice breaking due to melting, is a big noise, gives even fear. haha. In the back, past the balmaceda, we beautiful, that we spotted only by boat.
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  • I took great pictures of wildlife (Condors, Petreles, Cormoranes, Dolphins) and scenic views of cascades and glaciers (Balmaceda and Serrano). Lunch at Estancia Perales was great, just great typical P...  more »
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  • Rich food, well served and fast. When you enter the restaurant, the atmosphere feels smell of fish and sea things. When we went the clothes had impregnated with the smell.
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  • Delicious food
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  • Distinguished, elegant, beautiful and rich
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  • Restaurante muito bom! Jantamos duas noites e fomos muito bem atendidos!
  • Comida de qualidade mas preços altos como tudo na localidade.