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Parque Tantauco

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Ruta 5 Sur 1826 | Costado club aereo Gamboa , Castro, Isla Chiloe 5790000, Chile
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Reviewed 20 November 2018

This small town in Chiloé has amazing reliefs, a lot of nature, and you can have a beautiful view to an archipelago. the road has parts that are not asphalted, so be careful of the holes in the road

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Nicohalfaxa
Reviewed 15 September 2018

I can't remember what we paid but it was a quick little stop where you could walk around through the forest. It is beautiful for sure.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

The official park website clearly states “a 4x4 is not necessary to access the park” Unfortunately we found this to be the complete opposite. The 18km gravel road off route 5 is poorly maintained and full of giant pot holes. We managed to navigate these...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Zee337
parquetantauco, Comunicaciones at Parque Tantauco, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Thanks for your opinion. We hope to improve in the future. Regards,

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Really an experience !!! This is quiet, water sound, immerse in vegetation, humidity, just amazing you don't like the path to end, the sank wood "bosque hundido" We just loved it

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

This private park open to the public is a gem. It protects roughly one quarter of Chiloe Island. Cypress forests, lakes, rivers and swamps. A refuge for rare animals such as Darwin's Fox and the Southern Pudu (one of the smallest deer species in the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

They have made strict rules requiring you to book a plane or transport with them. It made it outrageously expensive and frustrating. This seems to be a private park for the rich, not for the common backpacker or trekker. It was so pricey that we...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

Went here with my husband for a day hike mid January. The coliguacho bugs were out in full force and made the hike itself pretty miserable, but the park was very nice. Helpful Rangers, great facilities, trails are well marked, etc. My only complaint (if...More

Date of experience: January 2016
3  Thank Erica G
Reviewed 25 September 2014

*This* is th plce to go if you want to go hiking on Chiloe. 150kms hikes, several refuges, camp sites, some domes. Infrastructure is the best I encountered in any Chilean park. For something short but special, wald the "Bosques Inundados", a boardwalk following a...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank EatSleepClimb
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