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Mocha Island National Reserve
This reserve occupies more than 40% of the Mocha island’s territory, and is formed by two mountain ranges that travel from north to south. It has 4 different walks trails through which it is possible to see different trees and plants that have adapted themselves to the strong winds of the area.
Humboldt Penguin National Reserve
It is formed by three islands at the border of both regions; Chañaral Island, Choros Island and Damas Island. Just as its name says, this reserve is known for the presence of a colony of Humboldt penguin, that can be easily observed by booking a tour. Beside the penguins, it’s possible to watch sea lions, dolphins and several birds. It has been reported that during the summer it is possible to watch sperm and blue whales.
One beach area that you don't want to miss in the south of Chile is the protected area of Mapu Lahual. Located just 60km from the regional city of Osorno lies Mansa Bay and a number of smaller bays and coves with beautiful blue waters and white sand. The most isolated - but possibly most beautiful - of these is Caleta Condor, a bone-white sandy beach that lies in the indigenous Huilliche Reserve, surrounded by forests.
La Portada Natural Monument
This peculiar rocky formation resembles a white arch. Set in an area where strong waves crash into the cliffs, behold the power of nature reflected in these stone walls, which are actually mountain tops of the Coastal Mountain Range.
At the northern end of our country, in the Arica and Parinacota region, we find the Camarones Valley. This destination stands out for its rich culture that we find in all its celebrations of festivals and carnivals, interesting valleys and villages and several archaeological sites that are interesting to know.
Futaleufu National Reserve
The Futaleufú National Reserve was created on February 8, 1998 by DS No. 602 of the Ministry of National Assets. It has 12,065 hectares and is located in the commune of Futaleufú, south east of the river of the same name, 150 km from the city of Chaitén, capital of the province of Palena.
San Rafael Lagoon National Park
San Rafael exhibits marvelous topographic variety. Its sea fauna and channels, islands, snowcaps and fjords offer a grat place for tourism. The Northern Ice Field, San Rafael Lagoon and San Rafael Snowcap, are the favorite spot for national and foreing visitors because of their amazing landscapes and ecologycal biodiversity. (Declared Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO).
Its main attraction is the extensive presence of the colony of Magellanic penguins, which can be observed in their habitat and surrounded by a lot of other species, along with the Magdalena Island Lighthouse.
Located in the VIII Region, 18 km. to the west of Yungay, this spectacular jump so little known, has a waterfall in which the Itata River falls of 75 meters. high by its cliffs, which were formed by the erosion of the rock, caused in the course of time by the river, you can see its abundant vegetation with shrubs and wild flowers that surround the place.
Salto del Laja
It is one of the undisputed tourist icons of southern Chile and you have surely seen it in brochures and guides that graph it in all its splendor, but nothing compares to feeling the noise of the water falling with strength or observing very closely how thousands and thousands liters fall from 35 meters high. Los Saltos del Laja are, without a doubt, a spectacle of our nature that you should know.
Los Flamencos National Reserve
Located in the Antofagasta Region, within the commune of San Pedro de Atacama and stands out for the protection of the typical fauna of the place, such as the culpeo fox, puma, vicuña, guanaco and tuco tuco de la puna. The reserve is divided into 7 sectors, each with particular climates; causing causes that the flora and fauna to vary within the same reserve. Using the available trails you can access the Laguna Miscanti, Laguna Chaxa, Valle de la Luna, the Tulor Village and several salt flats.