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Chilean Fjords

The Chilean Fjords stretch from the Strait of Magellan to Puerto Montt in Chile. Here is where visitors will travel deep water fjords and view snow-capped Alpine peaks, lush vegetation, exotic wildlife and perhaps whales.

Great glaciers can be seen shining white and vivid blue in the summer sun, calving with a thundering roar into the sea. These waters are abundant with wildlife including whales, dolphins, seals and albatross.

Things to see and do

* Rio Simpson National Reserve
* Laguna San Rafael National Park
* Glaciers
* Hiking, kayaking, rafting, etc.
* Flora and fauna

Cruise Season – Jan – Dec
Currency – Peso (CLP)
Language – Spanish
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style
Time – GMT minus four hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 56

Port Location – There are ports located at Puerto Montt, Puerto Eden and Puerto Natales.

Transport Links – Puerto Montt has one airport, El Tepual, where three airlines have regular flights from Santiago, Punta Arenas, Balmaceda, Concepción, Temuco, and Bariloche (Argentina). The airlines operating at the airport are LAN Airlines (the country’s largest), Sky Airlines, and Air Comet Chile. The flight to Santiago takes two hours.

There are daily bus departures from Santiago and from the neighboring cities to Puerto Montt.

Navimag has boats to and from Punta Arenas and Puerto Chacabuco.

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