Taking the long distance ferries in the south of Chile can be romantic and experience in cultural immersion. We recommend it for those who have time and who are up for the adventure.
How to make a reserve for a ferry in Chile. Whenever you interact with a Chilean web page you can have difficulty paying with your visa card. Contact exchile to make the reserve for you or use paypal to pay for it. to make a reserve you may have the problem.
As of 2017 want to announce that there is now a ferry connection between the end of the Carretera Austral at Caleta Tortel (Puerto Yungay) to transport you and your vehicle to Puerto Natales in Patagonia. The Ruta del Cruz del Australis. Before one had to drive through Argentina. On this voyage through the remote fjords of Patagonia you will experience a region that is isolated and stunning. The ferry can serve 100 passengers and transport cargo and vehicles.
It will run once a week from December to January and three times a month between March and November. The voyage is 44 hours. This allows the possibility of renting a car, and driving between your Torres del Paine trip and your Futaleufu trip experiencing all of Southern Patagonia on the “Carretera Austral”. Ask our office how you can fit this into your Patagonian vacation and we can help you make the reserve if you are traveling with us. Reserve the ferry between Tortel (Puerto Yungay) and Puerto Natales
Puerto Montt - Chaiten route: A few times a week there are ferries from Chaiten to Chiloe a 4 hour voyage. From Chiloe there are buses through the island and back to Puerto Montt. Not a bad way to see these islands if you have time. These are scheduled several times a week from Chaiten.
Ferries to or from Puerto Montt to Punta Arenas: Big Ferries for vehicles with beds or seats for passengers, Puerto Montt to Punta Arenas through the southern fjords. www.navimag.com