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Channel of Last Hope (Ultima Esperanza)

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A sail through this beautiful Sound offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains, and the setting is particularly gorgeous at sunset.
Av. Pedro Montt, Puerto Natales, Chile
+56 61 261 4420
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

A good day out. Boat trip to view glaciers,seal and bird colony. Interesting if crowded walk to the Balmaceda glacier. Back on the boat to an estancia for a good lunch of Patagonian lamb. Good weather essential for this trip, departure point just a few...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank giclee_10
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

I mean anyone who would say different can not be replied on for reviews. In my opinion all the Chilean Fjords, Patagonia, is some of the most beautiful landscapes on earth. So untouched

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank imharrydietrich
Reviewed 29 March 2018

We had a lovely day on this trip travelling up the Senoret canal to the fjord Ultima Esperanza to the Balmaceda and Seranno glaciers. The scenery is beautiful and looking up a valley on the way we could see the Torres del Paine massif. The...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Nan90
Reviewed 3 March 2018

The mountains sink into the fjord in a timeless way, it seems that nothing has changed for millions of years. One feels small before this beautiful spectacle of Last Hope Fjord! All the colours of sunset and dawn are there for you to enjoy! take...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Lilian C
Reviewed 20 February 2018

With sun all over the time we came here to see this natural wonder. We left from Puerto Natales and came here by boat. A beautiful place and the history about Juan Ladrillero who gave this place its name is very interesting, as he thought...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank glhatchr
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We managed to get some distance up the channel, but when we turned towards the west, winds of 80-90 kph beat us back. The views which we did get were great. If you plan to do this trip, try to allow a couple of days...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank M1DXB
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

We passed by this body of water on our way to the Muldoon cave and Torres Del Paine National park during our recent day tour. You can walk along the concrete path along this coast line which has benches for you to sit when you...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank JamesKMTan
Reviewed 9 December 2017

I would recommend this navigation, but only on a sunny or partly sunny day. The 30 minutes walk in the Bernardo O'Higgins Nat Park to Serrano Glacier was very nice but all the tourists from the boat(100 people) have to walk the same narrow path,...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank LadyFromBelgium
Reviewed 14 November 2017

The navigation offers wonderful views of the glaciers and animals like sea lions. There are two trails for the walk part to the Serrano Glacier. The longest trail may take 20-30 minutes to reach the glacier's foot with stones, climbs and descents. The shortest and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Sig1973
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The Channel of Las Hope (Ultima Esperanza) is an inlet stretching from Eberhard Fjord to Monte Balmaceda. Is a calm cruise, nice views, the way to see the gorgeous Serrano glaciar

Date of experience: February 2017
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26 September 2016|
Response from JamescK8812GU | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we didn't go hiking on this glacier. We walked along the beach. Got to the location by renting a vehicle and driving there ourselves. Wish I could be of more help
16 June 2016|
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Response from tearoomwalker | Reviewed this property |
It was part of our itinerary so I do not know who the local operator was