Practical suggestions for Chile and Easter Islands - Street Travelers - Travels - 2020

Practical suggestions for Chile and Easter Islands

One of the main reasons why we have stopped at Punta Arenas is, in addition to being the gateway to Torres del Paine, for doing one of the most famous tours in this area of ​​the country: the Magdalena Island and Marta Tour, in which can be seen, accessing by boat Magellan penguins, sea lions, sea elephants, sheep tonines, cormorants, seagulls, skua, petrels, Antarctic seagulls and Antarctic pigeons, in addition to landing on Magdalena Island and walking among penguins.
The most common option is to hire this tour through an agency, in the afternoon, in which the trip is done on a larger ship. We have had an inconvenience and it is that our stay between Punta Arenas and Puerto Natales included the day January 1, day in which no tour is done and in which we had initially scheduled to navigate to the Balmaceda and Serrano glaciers from Puerto Natales Having to advance this tour to December 31 (a unique way to say goodbye to the year), we had to advance the Tour to Magdalena Island and Marta to the 30th in the morning, since in the evening we had to take a bus that took us from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales.
That said and having to be available in the afternoon for the transfer to Puerto Nat