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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Ruta y-290 kilometro 8, Puerto Natales, Chile
+56 61360485
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cave is located 20km from Puerto Natales easily accessible through the main road N9 and then a left turn into a smaller road not paved. The cave is nice, the walk very short and easy from the parking lot. However there is nothing truly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very accessible and large cave not far outside of Puerto Natales which offers an easy way of seeing some of the countryside - but there are many more interesting walks (even those to the 2 smaller caves nearby) and activities to do...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mpk1970
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are you are on your way to the Torres del Paine National Park from Puerto Natales the cave is a worthwhile diversion. It’s quite the largest cave I’ve ever been in. It’s a short walk through the cave but you need to be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank giclee_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had never heard of a milodon (a giant sloth that was probably a dinner for a saber tooth tiger) nor had I ever been in a cave of that size, Found the information and the site to be both educational and entertaining.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 1979Chas_Deb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed roaming into the big cave. The walk up to the mirador and down to the smaller caves and Sillar de Diablo made the trip more worthwhile. We saw lots of condors and the views from the top of the hill were good. It's...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

I’m sure that Milodon remains were found here - but you can well imagine that early man did use the cave as shelter. The cave was formed by glacial water erosion and is quite extensive. The fibreglass Milodon replica is not convincing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Go621796
Reviewed 28 November 2018

We went here on a tour and we are so glad we didn't miss it! A short walk on a board walk to the cave and then an easy walk thru the cave. Very interesting.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Susan V
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

The walk to the cave had lovely flora and views. One area explained the types of prehistoric animals that roamed the area. Great view of surrounding mountains. Big cave with a roped path inside.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank drichia
Reviewed 5 November 2018

We visited this place as part of a day out from Puerto Natales, taking in also the Grey Glacier and Torees del Paine. The cave is a “natural monument” which is geologically very interesting, spanning 20,000 years of evolution of rock formations and native animals.The...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

Having visited dozens of caves around the world, this isn't too memorable. Yes, historically important and good to know about, but not a destination in its own right.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Martin C | Reviewed this property |
Nothing was charged whist I was there