Puerto Edén is a port town in southern Chile, situated south of the Gulf of Penas on the western shore of the Paso del Indio, on Wellington Island. The Bernardo O’Higgins National Park, the largest in Latin America, covers the whole of Wellington Island. Approximately 6,000 years ago, the island’s coasts were inhabited by native canoeing peoples, the ancestors of the modern day Kawésqar.
Climate of Puerto Edén
The climate around Puerto Edén is cold, rainy and temperate with no dry season but with distinct microclimates. The mean annual temperature is 8°C, but in summer it varies between 10°C and 18°C. Rainfall averages 450 mm per year.