Located in the Northern Patagonia of Chile in the Aysén Region and 80 km from Coyhaique, the Puerto Chacabuco is a boarding point for international cruise ships of great importance, a strategic sector of the local economy since it allows the connection with Puerto Montt and is a starting point for the tour of Laguna San Rafael.
Its main economic activity is fishing, marine farming and tourism. Regarding the climate, in summer its temperature does not exceed 14 °C and is characterized by a cold rainy environment.
The Laguna San Rafael National Park is a great tourist attraction in the region and has a territory of 1,742,000 hectares, declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO. It is rich in water sources such as lagoons and rivers, its ecosystem allows it to be the habitat of a beautiful and diverse range of birds and mammals. The park has a privileged system for the protection of species and habitats, which allows it to preserve the cycle and ecological balance of the place, even with an anthropic presence.
Due to the environment of the place, its strong winds and low temperatures, the sale of handicrafts in high season are carried out inside domes, where the inhabitants of the sector offer their products and services, enhancing their entrepreneurship and offering an optimal place to walk, observe and buy without being out in the open. These domes have a special air conditioning system to maintain a suitable temperature inside them and a special design that allows all kinds of economic activity such as fairs, exhibitions, sale of handicrafts and the realization of alliances between local entrepreneurs.
This natural beauty located in the Northern Patagonia of Chile, offers its landscapes and cultural diversity within the reach of everyone who wants to know and experience a different adventure.
To move to Puerto Chacabuco from different nearby towns you can enter at kupos.com and evaluate the available land transportation alternatives. In kupos.com you will find bus services, shared trips, transfers and private transport; so you can choose the option that best suits your needs and preferences.