Última Esperanza, Seno Obstrucción
About 70 km south of Puerto Natales, along a gravel road, you will discover the different scenarios that Obstruction Sound offers: fjords, beaches of dark stones and humid forests of lenga and lichens, always accompanied by a calm sea and with optimal light to appreciate the small towns, as well as trails to reach the natural viewpoints of Obstruction Sound.
Featured in Obstruction Sound
Area of lenga forests overlooking the sea. Coastal route with mountain backdrops. Very green environment with wild nature. Feeling of inhospitable landscapes, a greener Patagonia look.
Village, landscape, forests, coastal roads, local settlement, rivers.
Good condition gravel without much signage, curvy stretches and paths between forests.
Doable with challenges
Ideal for a day of filming that seeks to find scenery with beautiful coastal environments surrounded by forests and mountains with lots of vegetation. There are no services, only a community to use as a base camp.
Distance from Santiago
3 hrs flight ,3 hrs drive from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales and then 1 hr 20 dirt road to the Seno Obstrucción settlement
Seno Obstrucción, Magallanes
Months of more light
Between November and April between 12 and 17 hrs of daylight.
Months of less light
Between June and August 7hrs
Month of highest elevation of the sun
Month of lowest elevation of the sun
December to March
Between March and May
Less windy month
Between April and October
Distance to site1 hr 20 minutes
Base Camp optionYes
Clothing3 layers, rain and wind proof.
FootwearGoratex comfortable hiking, gaiters, gloves and rain coats.
Physical conditionLow level requirement.
Tourist activities / Links
Recommended rolling size
Small 5 to 15Recommended
Medium 20 to 50Possible
Large 50 to 200Possible