PUERTO CHACABUCO, CHILE
Puerto Chacabuco is the main port of Aysén Region as well as being the region’s most important point of access. It is located about 15 km from Puerto Aysén and has a population of nearly 1,600 inhabitants. The economy is mainly based on fishing, marine farming, and increasingly, on tourism, especially ecotourism and sport fishing. Puerto Chacabuco is the maritime hub of Aysén Region in the northern part of Chilean Patagonia, as it is here where cargo ships, cruise ships, and catamarans pull in, mainly arriving from the city of Puerto Montt, 750 kilometers to the north.
How to get to Puerto Chacabuco
Puerto Chacabuco is 15 kilometers from Puerto Aysén and 1,871 km south of Santiago. It is the largest port in the region.
Navimag Ferries sail from Puerto Montt to Puerto Chacabuco and from Puerto Chacabuco to Puerto Montt, on a trip through stunning Chilean Patagonian scenery.
Departures from Puerto Montt to Puerto Chacabuco are on Wednesdays and Saturdays, and from Puerto Chacabuco to Puerto Montt on Tuesdays and Fridays throughout the year.