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.
Laguna del Laja National Park
Located 93 kilometers to the East of the City of Los Angeles, in the pre-Andes, this national park was created in 1958 and occupies a surface of almost 12 thousand protected hectares. Laguna del Laja National Park is made up mainly of El Laja Volcano and by the lagoon bearing the same name.
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.
Right at the end of the Carretera Austral is one of the remotest towns in Chile. Surrounded by mountains on one side and a vast lake on the other, Villa O`Higgins' isolation has made its residents warm, welcoming and friendly to all those who arrive here, and you can spend days taking advantage of the beautiful untouched scenery. Base yourself here for day hikes, boat trips and even overflights of the southern ice field.
A turquoise jewel sitting just beneath the iconic Paine Massif, Lake Pehoé will take any visitor’s breath away. The glacial water brought into the lake by the Paine river looks painted as it changes with the rising and setting sun from teals to purples to ambers.
Queulat National Park
Accessing the park by car is the best option with no doubt. You just need to make sure you book one in advance, as the closest town are small and cars can easily sell out. The park is situated 165 km north of the city Coyhaique and 180 km south of Chaitén, which are the best two places to get a vehicle.
Its colorful waters are the main attraction of Nordenskjold Lake. The lake is ideal for walking around it, because of the wonderful colors and the flora and fauna. Nearby “Cuernos del Paine” (a part of Paine Mountain), it has 200 meters of depth that enables navigation and other aquatic sports.
Cerro Dragon or The Dragon Hill is a massive sand dune which is approximately four kilometers long, situated nearby the coast in the city of Iquique in Chile. Cerro Dragons hill is varying in height in between from 150 to 500 meters.