Chiloe Island from Beach Cabin

Combine the unique experience of staying with a local family in a truly unique beach setting, with exceptional birding or sea kayaking across the tranquil bays. Eat local cuisine, meet the locals and rise to the sound of the lapping Pacific.

4 Days

$1,180

Chiloe Island from Beach Cabin - 4 - $1,180

Trip Summary and Itinerary Map

  • Transfer from Puerto Montt and visit the village of Chacao.
  • Visit penguin colony at Penihuil and kayak into the bay to see wildlife.

Start from Puerto Montt and end at Puerto Montt

Landmarks visited on Chiloe Island from Beach Cabin

Operator's Itinerary

Day 1:

Transfer from Puerto Montt airport to your base on Chiloe Island visiting the village of Chacao and the protected tidal Caulin bay on route. 

Accommodation: La Casita, beach cabin

Meals: Dinner


Day 2:

Option 1 (active)

Morning visit to the penguin colonies at Punihuil where it is possible to spot sea otters, sea lions, cormorants and where two types of penguins nest. In the afternoon hike along the dramatic pacific coast to look out over the stunning beach.

Option 2 (birding & nature)

Morning visit to the penguin colonies at Punihuil where it is possible to spot sea otters, sea lions, cormorants and where two types of penguins nest. In the afternoon visit the dramatic Pacific coast to look out over the stunning beaches and spot dolphins from the headland. 

Accommodation: La Casita, beach cabin

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 3:

Option 1 (active)

Step from La Casita into your expedition kayaks (weather permitting) and self-guided you will paddle out into the bay to view wildlife and take in the coastal backdrop. If you have any experience (or the day is very calm), you could paddle over to the Spanish forts in front of Ancud. Get out at the forts for a visit and have lunch at the largest fort, Fuerte Ahui.  All in all it is a full day with about 4hrs of paddling broken up by the visits.

Option 2 (birding & nature)

Get to know the other side of the island - the east coast with islands, the city of Castro with its colourful wooden houses on stilts, Jesuit wooden churches, villages, boat builders, great views and birding, but a day off of physical activity.

Accommodation: La Casita, beach cabin

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 4:

Transfer back to Puerto Montt.

Meals: Breakfast

Prices, Departures and Inclusions

This trip can run as a group trip, with prices starting from $1,180 per person for a complete group. If you are looking to join a group or you are a solo traveller we will help to form likeminded groups of travellers. Please let us know your travel plans.

The trip can also run on a private basis to fit around your plans. Departures may be tailored and can be set up on a date of your choice. Please note that there is a higher price for smaller groups. Please enquire for further details.

Please note:

Prices are per person, based on 2 people sharing.

Departures can be set up on a date of your choice, subject to availability. 


Includes

  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Transfers

Excludes

  • Meals not indicated in itinerary
  • Personal expenses and equipment
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Any visa, passport and vaccination expenses

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