Puerto Natales

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Puerto Natales
Port of Entry
51°44.000'S, 072°31.000'W Chart icon.png
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Puerto Natales is a city in Chilean Patagonia. It It is the final passenger port of call for the Navimag ferry sailing from Puerto Montt into the Señoret Channel as well as the primary transit point for travellers to Torres del Paine National Park, Chile.


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Puerto Natales is a port of entry/exit for Chile. For details see Entrance: Chile.


Terminal Pesquero

Terminal Pesquero/wiki/Puerto_Natales#Terminal_Pesquero
Harbour icon Terminal Pesquero [[Puerto Natales#Terminal Pesquero|Terminal Pesquero]] 51°43.801'S, 072°30.959'W
Port of Entry
You may be able to raft with a fishing boat. Water outlets and showers. Not too comfortable.

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

None, but a marina is planned.


Puerto Laforest

Puerto Laforest/wiki/Puerto_Natales#Puerto_Laforest
Anchorage icon Puerto Laforest [[Puerto Natales#Puerto Laforest|Puerto Laforest]] 51°43.552'S, 072°31.687'W
This is a possible anchorage. But Warning: there is a salmon farm here.


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  • There is a small airport about 10 km from the city center
  • Buses arrive and depart from Rodoviario Puerto Natales, a 10 minute walk away from the central area
  • It is possible to drive from Rio Gallegos, Argentina, to Puerto Natales



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See Chile.


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