Caleta Tortel is located in the province of Capitán Prat, XI Region of Aisén of General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo, on one side of the mouth of the Baker River.
The year 2001 was declared a Typical Zone , the area formed by the 80-meter strip of the cove, the piers, the footbridges, the houses and the vegetation of the hill, including this one as a peninsula next to the delta of the Baker River.
It has an area of ??20,390 km². It has a strategic location between the North and South Ice Fields (about 4,000 km² of communal glaciers). In it flow the largest river in Chile, the Baker River, also the Easter River, the Rio Grande (Chile) and the Huemules River, forming an estuarine basin and inland channels with an important contribution of fresh water of both glacial and pluvial. There is also the famous Gulf of Penas. Its rugged geography is divided into an archipelagic zone with an infinity of islands, channels and estuaries, and another, of steep mountain ranges crowned by glaciers, cut by narrow valleys.