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Reserva nacional Magallanes

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5 kilometros al oeste de Punta Arenas, Punta Arenas, Chile
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

The toughest part is the hike to get to the hike. It is possible to take public transportation, but it only gets you half the way there. You first need to walk along Avenida Independencia towards the reserve and find this 'microbus' along the way....More

Thank dan n
Reviewed 13 March 2018

If you like trekking in near urban settings this place has a few treks available. The circuit or half-circle would give you a great overview. You could take a taxi that would charge an arm and leg yet you may get the microbus from the...More

1  Thank TravelHedgehog
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We drove from punts arenas and then once you buy your ticket there is a rough drive able track through the park to some short hikes. The hiking trails were quite muddy but walking through the forest was beautiful. Every now and then we came...More

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 27 January 2018

The Magallanes National Reserve is a national reserve of the Magallanes and Antartica Chilena Region. It is located just outside of downtown Punta Arenas and offers beautiful hikes and walks. The park charges an entry fee, but it is well worth it because you can...More

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 12 January 2018

There is a 1/2 km interpretative paved loop trail, then then 2 km (??) each way trail to a vista point, and other trails through the park. The vegetation is unique to the region and view wonderful. If you weary of old buildings, this is...More

Thank ErvanInFremont
Reviewed 6 January 2018

The cost to enter the park is $4500 chilean pesos (~ $7.50 USD) per person. This was payable in cash and one person in the group needs to register their information with the Ranger as a person responsible for the group. The administration office Ranger...More

4  Thank Casa_Baskey
Reviewed 26 December 2017

beautiful place to go and do some hiking without drive hours. you can go by bus also just need to take the bus os the rural bus station in carrera pinto with chiloe streets, just 300 chilean pesos. leaves you on the main road then...More

2  Thank Gabriel C
Reviewed 18 February 2017

The reserva nacional magellanes lies just outside of downtown Punta Arenas and especially if you have your iwn wheels, it offer a few nice walks with beautiful vistas. The park rangres charge an entry fee (cash only), but fee is well worth it.

Thank Lata67
Reviewed 6 February 2017

If you've ever hiked Barometer in Kodiak, or similar mountains, then this is very similar. I biked (mostly walked) up from the pier to the Reserve. No road signs, no macadam, and what roads are there are under construction, or appear that way. That said,...More

3  Thank d1deleonrn
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Low level of difficulty hiking through the forest up to a great viewpoint overlooking Punta Arenas to the Strait of Magellan. Lots of wild rabbits everywhere, but no fox or puma sighting :-(

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Response from Casa_Baskey | Reviewed this property |
We took a taxi ride from Punta Arenas to the Park for less than $10 USD. Driver dropped us off at the Ranger's station. When we finished our hike, the Ranger called a cab to pick us up. No need to book anything, just... More