Getting There & AwayRegión de Magallanes
Tierra del Fuego
The most common route from Patagonia to Tierra del Fuego is through a Chilean ferry crossing from Punta Delgada. The roads in Chile to Tierra del Fuego are largely unpaved land. If you are taking a car past Porvenir, it must be 4WD or at least have good clarity and a spare tire. Those who rent a car will need special documents and additional insurance to cross into Argentina, most rental agencies can organize this paperwork in advance. Visitors can take a short flight from Punta Arenas to Porvenir. You can also enter the region from Ushuaia (Argentina), a major transportation hub with planes, ships and buses providing access to many destinations in southern Patagonia. Frequent buses link Ushuaia with Punta Arenas, in fact, many travelers fly to Ushuaia as a starting point for explorations of the South. If you travel from Ushuaia to Isla Navarino (Chile) by boat, be sure to visit the customs office at the airport.
How Much Do We Love This Place?
- Unique and isolated destination
- The end of the World
- Stunning Landscapes
- There are no hotels or tour companies
- Difficult dirt roads
- You need a car or a bike to go there
- Bad climate conditions during winter season