Archipiélago Juan Fernández attractions

Park in Parque Nacional Archipiélago Juan ­Fernández

Parque Nacional Archipiélago Juan Fernández

This national park covers the entire archipelago, a total of 93 sq km, though the township of San Juan Bautista and the airstrip are de-facto exclusions. In an effort to control access to the most fragile areas of t…
Cave in San Juan Bautista

Cuevas de los Patriotas

Up a short footpath from Baron de Rodt and illuminated at night, these damp caverns sheltered Juan Egaña, Manuel de Salas and 300 other patriots exiled for several years during Chile's independence movement after th…
Fort in San Juan Bautista

Fuerte Santa Bárbara

Built in 1749 to discourage incursions by pirates, these Spanish fortifications were reconstructed in 1974. To reach them, follow the path from Cuevas de los Patriotas, or climb directly from the plaza via Subida El…
Landmark in San Juan Bautista

Shell Holes & Dresden Plaque

Commemorating the battle between the British naval vessels Glasgow, Kent and Orama, and the German cruiser Dresden.