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Austral Road Guide, Caleta Gonzalo

Information of Caleta Gonzalo

Caleta Gonzalo is a small town on the seafront, located in the eastern part of the Pumalin National Park.
It is located in the commune of Chaiten 60 km away from that city, Region de los Lagos, Chile.

Thanks to the Pumalin National Park, Caleta Gonzalo has been developed touristically, nowadays you can find cabins, restaurants and everything you need.

How to get to Caleta Gonzalo
To get from the North there are different ways.

By car
From Puerto Montt, go to Caleta Arena (45km), take a ferry to Caleta Puelche (30 minutes), then go to Hornopiren (60km) and from Hornopiren, take the ferry to Caleta Gonzalo

Caleta La Arena Ferry - Caleta Puelche (Naviera Paredes)
The trip between Puerto Montt and Hornopirén has a ferry that makes several trips a day.
Departures from Caleta La Arena (towards the south): 7:15 am, 10:15 am, 1:15 pm, 16:15 pm and 7:15 pm.
Departures from Caleta Puelche (to the north): 6:45 am, 9:30 am, 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 6:30 pm.
Contact: 56 (65) 2276490 - Mobile 94458649

Hornopirén Ferry - Caleta Gonzalo
The trips from Hornopirén to Caleta Gonzalo are every day at 10:30 a.m.
Vehicle $ 30,000
Driver does not pay
Companion $ 5,000
Linear meter $ 7,000

Public Transportation from Puerto Montt to Caleta Gonzalo:
Kemel Buses
It offers a bus and ferry combination every day to Caleta Gonzalo, leaving from the bus terminal of Puerto Montt
Pto. Montt - Caleta Gonzalo - Chaitén: 7:00 a.m.
Chaitén - Caleta Gonzalo - Pto. Montt: 12:00 pm (You can take this bus in Caleta Gonzalo approximately at 1 in the afternoon every day)
Duration of the trip: 9 hours.
One way: $ 14,000 pesos.
Contact: 56 (65) 2253530