Attractions

National Park in La Araucanía

Parque Nacional Conguillío

The 3125m Volcán Llaima, one of Chile's most active volcanoes, forms the focal point of Parque Nacional Conguillío and the Unesco Biosphere Reserve in which its included, a magnificent and otherworldly national park…
Nature Reserve in La Araucanía

Reserva Nacional Malalcahuello-Nalcas

Serving up one of the most dramatic landscapes in all of Sur Chico and easily the jewel of northern Araucanía’s protected reserves, the 303 sq km Reserva Nacional Malalcahuello-Nalcas is a combined reserve just nort…
Arts Center in Frutillar

Teatro del Lago

This amazing 12-years-in-the-making, US$25-million world-class performing-arts center opened in 2010, and has single-handedly put Frutillar on the global cultural map. The striking copper-roofed structure is a thing…
Nature Reserve in Los Ríos

Huilo-Huilo Biological Reserve

This conservation project, begun in 2000, encompasses 1000 sq km of private land that has been developed for low-impact ecotourism and falls within a much larger Unesco biosphere reserve. There is a wealth of excurs…
National Park in La Araucanía

Parque Nacional Villarrica

Towering over the adventure capital of Pucón, Volcán Villarica is the centerpiece of Parque Nacional Villarrica, one of the most popular parks in Chile. Highlights of the 630-sq-km park are the three volcanoes: the …
Nature Preserve in Osorno Coast

Territorio Mapa Lahual

Territorio Mapa Lahual protects some 60,000 hectares of mature forest and indigenous territories south of San Juan de la Costa and into Río Negro province. It began after a decade of sustainable tourism research by …
National Park in La Araucanía

Parque Nacional Huerquehue

The 125-sq-km preserve, founded in 1912, is a little wonderland of waterfalls, alpine lakes and araucaria forests and the creatures that traverse them, including the pudú (the world’s smallest deer) and arañas polli…
National Park in The Lakes District

Parque Nacional Puyehue

Parque Nacional Puyehue protects 1070 sq km of stark landscape defined by sand dunes and lava rivers, the result of Volcán Puyehue's 1960 eruption that turned a dense, humid evergreen forest into an otherworldly con…
Museum in Huilo-Huilo Biological Reserve

Museo de Volcanes

The stone-domed Museo de Volcanes is Sur Chico's most impressive archeological museum, covering Chilean indigenous cultures, including one of the best Mapuche ornament collections in existence, an impressive lantern…
Nature Reserve in Río Puelo

Parque Tagua-Tagua

Carved out of virgin Valdivian rainforest 15km east of Puelo, Parque Tagua-Tagua is southern Chile's latest park. A private initiative funded by Universidad Mayor in Santiago and managed by Mítico Puelo Lodge and Mi…