Amalia Glacier, Chile
Amalia Glacier, also known as Skua Glacier, is a tidewater glacier located in Bernardo O'Higgins National Park. It originates in the Southern Patagonian Ice Field. The glacier partially surrounds Reclus volcano and erodes the northern flank of it. Amalia Glacier is home to penguins and seabirds.
In Bernardo O'Higgins National Park, the glaciers located at the head of Última Esperanza Sound and the glacier Pío XI, are the most visited areas of the park. The main gateways for visitors to the park are Puerto Natales, Villa O'Higgins, Caleta Tortel and Puerto Edén.
Things to see and do
* Sea Kayaking
* Penguins & seabirds
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Peso (CLP)
Language – Spanish
Land Area – 158 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style
Time – GMT minus four hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 56
Port Location – The main port is located in Puerto Natales.
Transport Links – Because of its rugged geography and the remoteness of the area, it is only accessible by boat or helicopter.