Dig into Chiloé’s national dish, a savoury hotchpotch of meat, seafood and potato dumplings, cooked either in a pit in the ground or in a cast iron pot.
2 Chepu Valley
Stay at Chile’s only self-sufficient eco-campsite and explore this tranquil valley’s sunken forest in a kayak at dawn.
3 Isla Quinchao
A soothing spot to experience the slow pace of Chiloé’s lesser isles and see one of the island’s most celebrated wooden churches.
4 Palafitos in Castro
Slums or shrines? Insalubrious yet picturesque, Castro’s traditional fishermen’s houses on stilts are the sole remaining examples in the country.
5 Parque Nacional Chiloé
Explore the remains of the region’s once vast forests by hiking its interior trails.
6 Whale watching
Head out in search of the blue whale pod resident in Chiloé’s waters, either with Austral Adventures or Darwin Adventure.
7 Parque Tantauco
A vast private nature reserve with a well-designed infrastructure offering access to pristine and remote corners of southern Chiloé.