Scenes of Puerto Natales
Available all year
Explore the charming town of Puerto Natales and learn about its history
Visit Plaza de Armas, a pretty, tree-lined square in the centre of town
See the Milodón Cave and learn about the interesting discoveries from 1896
Enjoy splendid views of glacier-capped peaks
Churches and caves
Visit Plaza de Armas, a typical Chilean small-town square, with its church, town hall and post office. Continue to the Milodón Cave where the remains of a Mylodon, a prehistoric ground sloth, were discovered in 1896. The cave is 98 ft high and 656 ft deep. You’ll also see a display of the indigenous tribes who inhabited this and other caves 12,000 years ago.
Language: English or German.
Remarks/Requirements: It is recommendable to wear layered clothing, a windbreaker, rain jacket and good walking shoes. Rain showers are common and unpredictable.
Walking information: Flat paved terrain, walking on sites.
Wheelchair accessible: Not accessible for wheelchairs.
Included: 1 bottle of mineral water.
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