The Kawésqar Territory extends into the Macro zone of Patagonian Fjords and Channels: from the Taitao Peninsula of the north, to the Brecknock Peninsula of the south.

80% IN PROTECTED WILDERNESS AREAS

Territorio

kawésqar

170.000 Km2

Taitao

Brecknock

National Park Laguna San Rafael + National Park Bernardo O´Higgins

National Park Kawésqar + Marine Park Francisco Coloane y MCPA-MU 

National Park Alberto de Agostini + Marine Coastal Protected Area MU Seno Almirantazgo

Yagán

Kawésqar

Massive

Protected Wilderness Areas

National Park

Laguna SAN Rafael

Located in the Region of Aysén. Created on June 17, 1959

The Park has an area of 1,742,000 hectares and is recognized for the San Rafael, San Quintín glaciers and for Monte San Valentín claiming the highest peak in Chilean Patagonia.

National Reserve 

Katalalixar 

Located in the Commune of Tortel, Capital of Capitán Prat Province. The reserve was created on December 21, 1983 by DS n.° 780, and has a surface area of 674,500 hectares.

 

National Park

Bernardo O'Higgins

The park is administered by two regions: the Tortel commune in the Aysén region, and the Natales commune in the Magallanes Region. It covers an area of 3,525,901 hectares and was created on July 22, 1969 by DS n.° 264.

National Park

Kawésqar  

Expanded and Reclassified to National Park in 2017

Since July 22, 1969 the park has been protected by the “Alacalufes National Reserve” conservation model DS n.° 263. It covers a total area of 2,800,000 hectares.

National Park

Alberto de

Agostini

The Park is spread over three communes: Punta Arenas, Timaukel and Navarino of the Magallanes Region. Created on January 22, 1965, by DS 80. It covers an area of 1,460,000 hectares.

National Park

Cabo de Hornos

National Reserve

Kawésqar  

Alacalufes Forest Reserve since 1969, was reclassified, expanded and renamed in 2017. This year the Protected Wildlife Area created as a National Reserve Protects only the marine area of the National Park with the same name. It covers a total marine surface of 2,500,000 hectares.

Marine Park

Francisco

Coloane

And other protected public-private wild areas:
natural monuments, public goods, coastal marine areas protected from multiple uses, etc.