Getting There & Away

Cucao is 54km from Castro and 34km west of Chonchi via a bumpy gravel road, passable in all but the most inclement weather. There are 20 daily bus departures from Castro to Cucao (CH$2000, 7:45am to 8pm). The last bus back to Castro leaves Cucao at 6:30pm. Both bus companies, Union Express and Buses Oejda, have small ticket kiosks near the park entrance.