Tierra del Fuego


Tierra del Fuego, with this particular name Hernando de Magallanes named this earth in honor to the bonfires of the indigenous Selk’nam, island located on the other side of the Strait of Magellan, compared to Punta Arenas. Follow the route with your RV until you find a huge field with guanacos and wild horses. Look to the sky and watch the condors soaring above the Cordillera Darwin. Visit the Museum Fernando Cordero Rusque in order to know more about the history of the ancient inhabitants and the settlers who opted to work on this side of the globe, which contains interesting samples of fauna of Tierra del Fuego, and tales of the history of the exploitation of gold in Chile. Stresses its world-renowned photographic exhibition of the Selk’nam.



Lake Fagnano and Lake Deseado are good places for hikings, usually performed in these boundaries virgins and offer breathtaking parts for lovers of fly-fishing. The tours by stays and old facilities that still exist in the surrounding area will give you an idea of the life at this end of the planet. If you want, you can goet on a cruise to Puerto Williams and Cape Horn, traveling through spectacular landscapes and ice floes.


Puerto Williams, on Navarino Island, is the southernmost town in the world. Visit the Father Martin Gusinde museum that portrays the life of the yanas, people originating in Tierra del Fuego. In Cape Horn, an unmissable is to perform the circuit Dientes de Navarino, the most southern trekking in the world.



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Tierra del Fuego
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