Nature & parks in Santiago

Top Parks & Nature Attractions in Santiago, Chile

Nature & Parks in Santiago

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  • SGI_Beachman
    Canton, GA576 contributions
    Riding the gondola to the top of Cerro San Cristobal gave great views of the neighborhoods surrounding the area. The art and statute at the top were fun to see.
    Written May 10, 2022
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  • Jackson
    Santiago, Chile54 contributions
    Gorgeous to tour. It is free for entry and you can spend as much time as you would like. Lots of scenery and foliage to see. The stars to reach the summit of the hill are extremely steep and small, so definitely proceed with caution. Good view of la cordillera.
    Written May 9, 2022
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  • Jackson
    Santiago, Chile54 contributions
    A very fun day/half-day/one hour trip! A gorgeous park in pristine Vitacura. The financial district has a more... luxurious vibe than the rest of Santiago and this park matches this vibe. Gorgeous plants, lots of birdwatching. But, they have flamingoes! Very fun and completely free.
    Written May 9, 2022
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  • Pat P
    Boston, MA242 contributions
    While in Santiago we stayed at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. The hotel is close to this wonderful park. We walked there every day and enjoyed the fresh air and greenery as well as all the activities going on in the park. It also has lots of little kiosks selling food and drinks as well as a few bars and restaurants as well. It’s well lit and the area has a special security force to keep the park safe and accessible to all. It is a very pleasant green space full of activity in a busy city.
    Written April 29, 2022
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  • 904agnesc
    Zoutleeuw, Belgium245 contributions
    Whether it's to visit the museum, to get away from the hustle and bustle of a mega city of to spend a morning watching the birds and parakeets, this place is a delight !
    Written January 30, 2020
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  • bmick1920
    Fort Mill, SC40 contributions
    It's a steep, interesting drive up the hill. Lovely really. At the top you have a spectacular view of the city.
    Written September 23, 2020
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  • glyntor
    toronto ontario198 contributions
    An amazing variety of mature trees, plenty of seating, paths for strolling and large grassy areas for picnics make this a well utilized park. There were always a lot of people enjoying it. Unfortunately most of the beautiful statues were marred with graffiti from the protests.
    Written March 12, 2020
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  • wombatdavid
    Hobart, Australia2,007 contributions
    We enjoyed a walk through the sculpture park next to the river. There were lots of interesting thing going on including team building games and Korean dancing by fans of BTS. Easy to get to by metro line 1 Los Leones.
    Written April 27, 2019
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  • Thprest02
    Alcester, UK20 contributions
    An excellent skiing resort placed high in the beautiful Andes. Staff were very friendly, helpful and spoke English to those who need it. They run beginner group classes (which are delivered in multiple languages which can slow the pace down - it is literally for first timers only) but no intermediate group classes so you have to pay more for a private lesson. Ask for Jean-Pierre as he is an amazing instructor but be aware that there are only a few green pistes.
    Written August 1, 2018
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  • aazocar
    Santiago, Chile59 contributions
    Always a pleasure to drive less than 40 minutes to experience the mountain, winter sports and friendship. How lucky can you get?
    Written September 1, 2019
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  • Stephen R
    Santiago, Chile57 contributions
    Great place to disconnect from the craziness of the city. You can picnic up there, have great hikes and enjoy nature!
    Written January 4, 2018
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  • C J
    1 contribution
    The zoo is very cramped and the animals have very little room. Even large animals like elephants are in very small areas. It is quite sad.
    Written March 23, 2022
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  • Matthijs D
    Santiago, Chile21 contributions
    For a splendid view over the city of Santiago and its valley this hike of 4 hours is a must. We started from lo Barnechea early in the morning. The walk is not too hard but wear shoes with a good profile, some sections are steep and slippery especially on the way down it can be tricky. Take enough liquid and sunblock with you. When you reach the summit the 360 degree view is amazing. A few days before we went up the torre de Santiago, you also get a great view but this one is more rewarding and cost nothing else than physical effort. A must do when you want to flee the hot and smoggy city.
    Written December 29, 2018
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  • Thomas V
    Oakland, CA12,731 contributions
    Very popular on a Sunday afternoon, full of kids and families. Actually a little expensive for a family outing. Gorgeous setting up the mountain with great views. Pretty pool.
    Written January 17, 2019
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  • Traveller
    London, UK26 contributions
    On recent tour of SA we had originally booked flights from Santiago to Buenos Aires but found ourselves with a spare day so looked into hiring a car for a road trip but found it wasn’t possible to take a hire car across the border. No trains either. We came across a review somewhere about a bus trip and got excited about the thought of travelling by land through the Andes as we thought the views would be even more spectacular than flying.

    We were not disappointed. This route was one of the high lights of our whole trip. 5 hours of spectacular, dramatic. Incredible views with not many other vehicles around. Sadly, as usual, the photos we took do not do it justice at all to the point where I am slightly reluctant to show anyone! The terrain changes significantly from the green of Santiago, stark baroness of the Andes, then it’s quite something to see green again at the other end.

    We travelled with Andesmar, the coach was very clean and seats were large and comfortable. You aren’t able to book more than a month in advance but you can reserve seats we had two at the top front which really paid off.

    At the border, everyone had to get off and go through a passport check, all the luggage is taken off and the the bus searched. A little tip, it was really cold in the lofty hanger type building and not possible to get back on the bus for a jumper. Also, no loo roll on the bus so take your own.

    We had tea/coffee, long life bun and sandwich offered during the trip so best to take your own if you prefer something else as no opportunity to buy anything en route.

    I would definitely recommend this trip and would do it again even though it’s sited as a dangerous road I am guessing that certain times of the year are more dangerous as maybe the roads are busier.

    P.s. Mendoza is a good place to stop, lots of pavement cafes/restaurants and craft beer bars, every street is tree lined and of course it’s the home of Malbec!
    Written December 18, 2019
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