What to visit?




What to visit?

In our city you can enjoy tourist attractions from the area as the penguin colonies, folkloric festivals.



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Places of interest


Fuerte San Antonio

Fuerte San Antonio
It is located 800 mts. of the parade by Baquedano to San Antonio. It was built in 1770 in a strategic location: from there the harbor entrance is dominated. This was the place where the last Spanish flag flapped in 1826.

Faro Corona

Faro Corona
It is located 28 km. northwest of the city of Ancud, in the sector of Guapilacuy. This lighthouse delivers all relevant information to maritime traffic navigating the Chacao Channel. With permission you can travel with the guidance of Faro.

Río Chepu

Río Chepu
It is located about 30 Km. of Ancud and runs through the valley of the same name. This river is navigable to its mouth and suitable for sport fishing. Fario species such as salmon, trout river, Robalo and Corvina are. Empties into the Pacific Ocean, where, in its outlines, form large wide beaches of sand. Into the river is a beautiful lagoon, large vegetation, which allows the observation of a rich variety of birds.

Pinguineras de Puñihuil

Pinguineras de Puñihuil
They are located about 25 km. southwest of Ancud. It consists of three very close to the beach in the sector of islets where species such as sea otters (sea otters), gulls, caiquenes and carancas, but what makes it unique to the islands of Puñihuil, is the presence of Magellanic penguins and Humboldt coexist in the same ecosystem, two species that come from far away and struggling peacefully for their livelihood.

You can reach the place by conducting guided navigations Otway Foundation volunteers around the islets. It is also possible to make navigation with artisanal fishermen who offer the tour.