Starting Time: 8:00 am.
Starting Place: Puerto Varas.
Duration: Full Day, estimated time of return to Puerto Varas: 19:00 hrs.
We begin in Puerto Varas at 8:00 AM. Then head over to the pier in Pargua, where we go on board of a transfer-ferry to cross the Canal de Chacao arriving Chiloé Island. Sea-birds can already be observed during navigation as well as other marine life such as sea lions and a type of dolphins.
Once in Chiloé Island our first stop is Caulín, where we visit a bird sanctuary, inhabited mostly by migratory species. Here we also have the chance to taste exquisite oysters. The next stop is the city of Ancud, where we are visit the Museum of Churches and the traditional Artisans Market. A traditional lunch can be enjoyed here.
The excursion continues further to the penguin sanctuary of Puñihuil, where we board a boat to visit the nesting place of these magnificent birds. Then we drive back to Puerto Varas.