Puerto Eden, Chile
Puerto Edén is a Chilean hamlet and minor port located on Wellington Island, Chile. It is 2,075 km. from Santiago, 442 nautical miles from Punta Arenas and 245 nautical miles from Puerto Natales.
Puerto Eden is considered one of Chile's most isolated inhabited places together with Easter Island and Villa Las Estrellas. The village is known for being the home of the last Kawéshkar people and its main economic activity is fishery, extraction of mussels and civil service.
Things to See & Do
* Bernardo O'Higgins National Park.
* Anthropological center of Kaweshkar population
* Ice fields
* Purchase locally made handcrafts
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Peso (CLP)
Language – Spanish
Population – 250 approx
Land Area – 5,556 km² (Wellington Island)
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style
Time – GMT minus four hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 56
Transport Links – Puerto Eden is only accessible by sea, on the Navimag ferry from Puerto Montt in the north, or Puerto Natales in the south. There is also a monthly boat from Caleta Tortel.