Puerto Williams

Top things to do

Museum in Puerto Williams

Museo Martín Gusinde

A well-crafted museum named for the Austrian priest and ethnographer who worked among the Yaghans from 1918 to 1923. Focuses on ethnography and natural history. Spanish-only signs. Public wi-fi is available in...

Chilean in Puerto Williams

La Picada de los Veleros

Family-style dinners are served to a menagerie of travelers. Patty is a genius with fresh seafood preparations. The jovial environment is best enjoyed if you can speak some Spanish. A bottle of wine is always...

Landmark in Puerto Williams

Club de Yates Micalvi

A grounded German cargo boat, the Micalvi was declared a regional naval museum in 1976 but has found an infinitely better use as a floating bar, frequented by navy men and yachties. Unfortunately, the bar isn't...

Cafe in Puerto Williams

Puerto Luisa Cafe

Next to the dock, this little haven offers espresso drinks and cheesecake in a cozy setting of oversized chairs with great sea views.

Colombian in Puerto Williams

Diente de Navarino

Pulsing with tropical beats, this Colombian cafe serves up big sandwiches, arepas (cornmeal cakes) and stews. The bandeja paisa feeds big appetites with flavorful beans and rice, fried plantains, egg and...

Pizza in Puerto Williams


Brought to you by a couple from Lyon, France, these delectable thin-crust pizzas are served in their own living room on the coastal road. Look for the lime-green house. BYO drinks. Servings are small.

Landmark in Puerto Williams

Yelcho Replica

Near the entrance to the military quarters is a replica of the original bow of the ship that rescued Ernest Shackleton’s Antarctic expedition from Elephant Island in 1916.

Chilean in Puerto Williams


A decent option for fried fish, chupe de centolla (king crab casserole) and abundant meat dishes, though vegetables lack luster. Service can be slow.

Pub in Puerto Williams

El Alambique

Covered in murals, this cavernous haunt is the only venue with a pub atmosphere at night.