Birdwatching in Santiago? Get Those Binoculars Ready!

When many people think of bird watching in South America, they tend to think of the rich jungles of.
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What You Might Spot On A Wildlife Safari

Patagonia, at the far southern tip of Chile, is one of the world’s few remaining truly wild.
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All You've Ever Wanted to Know About the Humboldt Penguin

Meet the charming Humboldt penguin (Spheniscus humboldti), Chile and Peru’s favourite monochrome.
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Birdwatching in Santiago? Get Those Binoculars Ready!

When many people think of bird watching in South America, they tend to think of the rich jungles of the Amazon.  But did you know that Chile is...
Published: July 12, 2018
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What You Might Spot On A Wildlife Safari

Patagonia, at the far southern tip of Chile, is one of the world’s few remaining truly wild frontiers. Venture into the unspoiled Torres del Paine...
Published: April 24, 2018
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All You've Ever Wanted to Know About the Humboldt Penguin

Meet the charming Humboldt penguin (Spheniscus humboldti), Chile and Peru’s favourite monochrome bird! Found pottering and plunging along 1,000 miles...
Published: February 17, 2018
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Photography in Patagonia: 10 Wildlife Photography Tips

Our Patagonia Puma Tracking - Wildlife Discovery Adventure, under the expert guidance of animal tracker and wildlife photographer Diego Araya, gets...
Published: June 26, 2017
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Celebrate World Penguin Day With 15 Facts about Penguins in Chile

Who doesn’t love an adorable penguin!? With their waddling gait, cute cries, and whimsical personalities, they are loved the world over, and Chile...
Published: April 25, 2017
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Whales, Penguins and Dolphins: Dive into Tierra del Fuego's Underwater World

If you’ve ever wanted to see humpback whales breaching, visit a penguin colony, and sail through waters teeming with sea lions, dolphins, and other...
Published: January 9, 2017
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5 Fascinating Facts About Guanacos

In the dependable words of Charles Darwin, Patagonia’s favourite camelid can be summarised as, “an elegant animal, with a long, slender neck and fine...
Published: November 12, 2014
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The Huemul: Chile's National Animal

The huemul deer (Hippocamelus bisulcus), also known as the South Andean deer, is the iconic animal of Chile. A huemul even appears alongside the...
Published: October 14, 2014
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Discover Patagonia's Marble Cathedral

Let’s set the scene... ...you are clambering excitedly into a small boat docked in the peaceful town of Puerto Río Tranquilo, perched on the...
Published: August 20, 2014
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