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Channel of Last Hope (Ultima Esperanza)

Av. Pedro Montt, Puerto Natales, Chile
+56 61 261 4420
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Balmaceda and Serrano Glaciers Sightseeing Cruise from Puerto Natales
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A sail through this beautiful Sound offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains, and the setting is particularly gorgeous at sunset.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Av. Pedro Montt, Puerto Natales, Chile
+56 61 261 4420
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Reviewed 17 February 2013

We passed this channel on our cruise to Serrano Balmaceda. It was a nice channel and we even managed to do some bird watching!

1  Thank cewcil
Reviewed 23 January 2013

The weather wasn't great when we took a boat through the channel. But still saw waterfalls and seals along the way. Then stopped and walked up a path to a glacier (can't remember the name). Icebergs in the water and firebush all around - very...More

2  Thank Macallan01
Reviewed 6 January 2013

This boat trip is really worth!!! We saw he fjords, many birds, waterfalls, Glaciers, and stoped for a lunch at Estancia Perales... And when we thought it couldn't get any better, our boat was surrounded by dolphins!!!! Great!

4  Thank Lilianeneves
Reviewed 24 December 2012

The all day trip is worth for the money it costs. Many animals and gletchers Balmaceda and Serrano make your trip unforgetable. The dinner in one of the farms on the bank of Ultima Esperanza is rich and there is enough different sorts of meat....More

3  Thank Jitule
Reviewed 14 December 2012

I went to the day tour of "navegacion" which also included a great (delicious) lunch at Estancia Perales. It was a very nice day. I loved the "navegacion" and being by the "glaciar" - it was really an amazing experience. Be prepared for cold weather!

Thank MariaNunes
Reviewed 21 February 2012

After the glacier Grey in the park , the two glaciers Balmaceda and Serrano offered of the full day tour by boat Ultima Esperanca fjiord were poor relatives. The BBQ excellent thgough

6  Thank BIZAS
Reviewed 17 February 2012

This is a different place, well worth a visit. Great views. Enjoy it!

Thank KansasSwede
Reviewed 30 January 2012

Last Hope Bay is a long arm of the Pacific which swings by Puerto Natalis and goes miles up to the base of the mountains. A spectacular trip from The Singular to the Cerrano glacier

1  Thank tantallon3
Reviewed 22 January 2012

The strait of Ultima Esperanza leads to the Balameda Glacier, very spectacular as it creeps down the mountain toward the waters of the strait. The boat ride from Puerto Natales was several hours long and the boat was packed with mostly day-trippers, many of them...More

2  Thank JWRAustin_TX
Reviewed 19 November 2011

The Navigation to Bernardo O'Higgins National Park departs from Puerto Natales dock every morning. It is a beautiful journey surrounded by mountains, pristine forests and islands, hanging glaciers.. lots of wildlife and the stunning Balmaceda and Serrano Glaciers.. really a beautiful trip! Book it with...More

7  Thank FolkRod
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26 September 2016|
Response from JamescK8812GU | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we didn't go hiking on this glacier. We walked along the beach. Got to the location by renting a vehicle and driving there ourselves. Wish I could be of more help
16 June 2016|
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Response from tearoomwalker | Reviewed this property |
It was part of our itinerary so I do not know who the local operator was