Puerto Natales, in the Patagonian region of Chile, is the southern terminal stop of the Navimag ferry, and the gateway to Parque Nacional Torres del Paine. It is a popular tourist destination, especially during January and February.
From the Puerto Natales Travel Guide
This hostel is as basic as you get. I wouldn't call it nice, but it is clean and safe (which in 11 months of traveling is the most important) and the owner is very helpful and informative, so it's good value for the price. We should have listened to her though when she told us not to do a day trip to Torres Del Paine. ... more
Rooms take sparseness to an extreme, but service is friendly (if at times trying a bit hard to sell you tours / transport / whatever else you might need), breakfast great (and caters to people leaving early for the W), and the overall atmosphere very warm. ... more
Treking Southern Chile in July
We will be in Bariloche in July 2009, I am sure we will be tired of skiing after this week. We as a family would like to do some cold weather treking or maybe something else. Puerto Natales seems to be the area. We do understand it will be winter. I am open to suggestions also. We are in good shape ...
South America and Patagonia February, March, April, 2011
Hello! I will be in Patagonia Mid February through April. The general plan is to Start in Puerto Natales and slowly travel north making sure to stop at all the great national parks and do lots of trekking and camping out. Does anyone else out there have a similar plan? I'm traveling solo and would like ...
From Bariloche to Santiago
Hello! I traveled for 18months in South America, the buses are very nice, however, look into the NaviMag Ferry...it leaves from Puerto Natales/Puerto Montt, it's a very nice way to travel by sea, 4 days exactly...Bariloche is beautiful! ...