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Capillas de Marmol

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Address: Carretera Austral, Chile Chico, Chile
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The most beautiful caves in the world!

These caves are absolutely incredible! Best option is a small boat from one of the many small owners/agencies in Puerto Rio Tranquilo or Puerto Sanchez. We opted for a trip... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed February 28, 2015
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Cork, Ireland
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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2015

These caves are absolutely incredible! Best option is a small boat from one of the many small owners/agencies in Puerto Rio Tranquilo or Puerto Sanchez. We opted for a trip from Bahia Mansa which is about 5 K to the south of Puerto Rio Tranquilo just off the main road. (However, the 1 kilometer track down to the harbour needs... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Best appreciated on a day with blue skies and no wind. But awesome anytime time of the year. By canoe or kayak you should be aware of the rapidly changing weather in Patagonia. The wind and waves can pick up very quickly. Treat this lake like the ocean. The three and a half hour trip from Coyhaique was worth it!... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2015

It is pure beauty and change over the light of the day so nead to be seen more than once Need good clothes

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1 Thank Michèle L
Arequipa Region, Peru
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2015

Like my review for the Catedral! This place is gorgeous but average! I've heard that you can even organize a wedding here during the lowtide! I love the clear blue water though!!!

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São Paulo/Brazil
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2015

The main problem in our visit was the weather, windy and cold. Besides that, very beautiful place. Very far away from everything else, but very, very beautiful

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São Paulo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2015

doesn't matter if its sun or raining, one have to go to see personal this incredible piece of art from nature! the colours and draws, the waves in the walls, the water around, its all so beautiful. in a sunny day with calm water you can go inside the capillas we couldn't cause the weather.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2015

Short kayak or motorboat ride to natural marble formations just offshore in South America's second largest lake. The water is a bit cold in summer, but is a striking clear blue. The marble caves are beautiful, you can boat into them, and I've never seen anything like them.

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Santiago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2014

While you are sailing from the dock of puerto tranquilo until capillas de marmol, you will have a incredible view of the lake, mountains and the whole place. Quite impressive outlooks you can find from the boat. Be sure day is clear.

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Whangamata, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2014

The three and a half hour trip from Coyhaique was worth it! The wave like marble formations are stunning in there shape, texture and colors . Have been to many caves around the world these rate as stunning

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Toronto
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2014

We had high expectations for this attraction as the pictures and reviews about them seemed great. In reality although they are a must stop if you are travelling the carretera austral they are also not nearly as good as they are portrait to be. interesting enough this attraction looks better in pictures than real life.

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