Why visit Puerto Natales
Puerto Natales is the provincial capital of Ultima Esperanza and is located at sea level on the edge of the Señoret channel and in front of the Patagonian Andes Mountains. It is the gateway to beautiful natural landscapes such as those worldwide known: Torres del Payne National Park and the Cueva del Milodon Natural Monument. From the gentle slope on which it is located, you can see the Riesco Mountain Range, the Paine Massif and the snowdrifts of the Southern Ice Field. It has a population of 15,500 inhabitants and it is the starting point for the most interesting tourist attractions in the area. It currently has a great tourist infrastructure with different types of cafes, restaurants, shops, supermarkets, hotels, hostels, casino, museums and a wide range of travel agencies that offer different tours for each type of tourist.
Puerto Natales was selected in the 2019 and
2020 Sustainable Destinations Top 100
Our vision is the sustainable development of the community, with integral development of the inhabitants. We aim to position Puerto Natales as a destination with sustainable tourism management that involves local communities, highlighting the value of native peoples and traditions that give value to who we are and protecting and conserving nature and cultural wealth.