Tourist Information in Parque Nacional Patagonia

Visitor Center & Museum

A new visitor center welcomes visitors and offers camping and trail information. Don't skip the excellent museum which helps visitors understand the context of the park and the philosophy of its creation. Visitors e…
Tourist Information in Pisagua


Tourist Information in Santiago

Departamento de Extranjería

It costs US$100 to renew a tourist card for 90 more days at the Departamento de Extranjería. Take with you photocopies of your passport and tourist card. You can also visit the Departamento de Extranjería in any of …
Tourist Information in San Juan Bautista


Guards at this small kiosk on the plaza collect park admission, register all hikes and distribute free basic maps (better English-language maps are sold for CH$2000). For information on visiting any part of the park…
Tourist Information in Parque Nacional Conguillío

Centro de Informaciónes Ambientales Santiago Gómez Luna

Conaf's Centro de Información Ambiental, 8km from Guardería Captrén, offers a variety of programs mainly in the summer (January and February), including slideshows and ecology talks, hikes to the Sierra Nevada and o…
Tourist Information in Parque Nacional Queulat

Centro de Información Ambiental

The Centro de Información Ambiental, 22km south of Puerto Puyuhuapi and 2.5km from the road, at the parking lot for the Ventisquero Colgante, is the main center to Parque Nacional Queulat and where admission fees ar…
Tourist Information in Talca


Exceptionally helpful English-speaking staff offer travelers advice on accommodations and activities as well as money-saving tips in Talca. Sernatur also runs occasional buses from the Plaza de Armas to area vineyar…
Tourist Information in Santiago

Dirección de Fronteras y Límites

Climbers intending to scale border peaks like the Pallachatas or Ojos del Salado must have permission from Chile’s Dirección de Fronteras y Límites. It’s possible to request permission prior to arriving in Chile; a …
Tourist Information in Cochamó

Municipalidad de Cochamó

Provides a very useful Cochamó hiking map, brochure, bus schedule and list of official lodgings and contact numbers. At time of writing, this office and the town library next door boasted the town's only wi-fi signa…
Tourist Information in Temuco

Dirección de Turismo Kiosk

Small but helpful tourist information kiosk inside the temporary Centro Mercado Modelo (though it could be closed in favor of the Plaza de Armas location by the time you read this).