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General Carrera Lake

Can you imagine yourself touring Patagonia among turquoise waters undulated by the wind? Sail and discover the majesty of the largest lake in Chile.
Embark from Puerto Río Tranquilo and surprise yourself by kayaking through the tunnels of the Capilla de Mármol Nature Sanctuary, an undisputed postcard of the Chilean Patagonia!
The town of Chile Chico, an oasis with a temperate climate and flourishing agriculture, extends to the south of this binational body of water.
If you love outdoor activities, we invite you to try sport fishing, horseback riding or trekking, to enjoy the wildlife that surrounds this great lake.
And to recharge your batteries there are excellent lodges with exquisite cuisine.

Nubes dispersas
C / 11°C
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General Carrera Lake
Nubes dispersas

Prob. de precipitaciones: 2%Humedad: 35% Viento: a 10 km/h.
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Explore the charms General Carrera Lake

  • Marvle Caves
    Capillas de Mármol

    One of the most isolated natural treasures of the world, the Marble Caves (Capillas de Mármol) are a series of sculpted caves in the General Carrera Lake in the heart of Patagonia. The Cathedral, the Chapel and the Cave are the three formations that make up this natural spectacle that will certainly leave you breathless.

    Keep your eyes wide open to admire the black and white columns reflected on the blue waters. A true dream for photography lovers.

  • Baker River
    rio baker

    Heaven for fly-fishing and kayaking lovers, you can’t miss out on the waters of the fastest-flowing river in Chile. Surrounded by an evergreen forest and vast wetlands, the Baker River is the ideal hideout for several indigenous species.

    Go rafting. Its turquoise waters and international level rapids promise a thrilling adventure. Tired? The nearby villages offer lodges and hotels with excellent food for you to enjoy.

  • Parque Patagonia
    Parque Patagonia

    Inserted in the evergreen Patagonia, this park offers cinematic landscapes with a uniquely rich biodiversity. Meet animals such as the southern viscacha, wildcat, and the elusive puma.
    Live a three-day trekking adventure, mountain biking or simply witnessing the immense beauty of the area while fly fishing or riding a boat.

  • Northern Patagonian Ice Fields

    Inserted in the middle of Patagonia, you can find the third largest ice extension in the world: The Southern Ice Fields.
    Visit the Laguna San Rafael National Park, where the San Rafael, Exploradores, Leones, Nef, Soler and Steffen glaciers are found. Go trekking on its icy surface or sail along its edges, the encounter with floating icebergs on lakes and the ocean will be an unforgettable experience.

Marvle Caves
Capillas de Mármol

One of the most isolated natural treasures of the world, the Marble Caves (Capillas de Mármol) are a series of sculpted caves in the General Carrera Lake in the heart of Patagonia. The Cathedral, the Chapel and the Cave are the three formations that make up this natural spectacle that will certainly leave you breathless.

Keep your eyes wide open to admire the black and white columns reflected on the blue waters. A true dream for photography lovers.

Nature
Capillas de Mármol
Baker River
rio baker

Heaven for fly-fishing and kayaking lovers, you can’t miss out on the waters of the fastest-flowing river in Chile. Surrounded by an evergreen forest and vast wetlands, the Baker River is the ideal hideout for several indigenous species.

Go rafting. Its turquoise waters and international level rapids promise a thrilling adventure. Tired? The nearby villages offer lodges and hotels with excellent food for you to enjoy.

Nature
rio baker
Parque Patagonia
Parque Patagonia

Inserted in the evergreen Patagonia, this park offers cinematic landscapes with a uniquely rich biodiversity. Meet animals such as the southern viscacha, wildcat, and the elusive puma.
Live a three-day trekking adventure, mountain biking or simply witnessing the immense beauty of the area while fly fishing or riding a boat.

Adventure and sports
Parque Patagonia
Northern Patagonian Ice Fields

Inserted in the middle of Patagonia, you can find the third largest ice extension in the world: The Southern Ice Fields.
Visit the Laguna San Rafael National Park, where the San Rafael, Exploradores, Leones, Nef, Soler and Steffen glaciers are found. Go trekking on its icy surface or sail along its edges, the encounter with floating icebergs on lakes and the ocean will be an unforgettable experience.

Adventure and sports