Entrance to Torres del Paine Park

Park Access Fees 2018 – 2019

  • Payment in Porterías, information delivery and complete Map of the Park
  • High Season: 1 October – 30 April
Input TypeChilean Pesos
Chileans$ 6,000 adults / $ 2,000 children / $ 3000 seniors
Foreigners$ 21,000 adults / $ 6,000 children

Transportation Information

Transportation from Puerto Natales to Torres del Paine Park

Conaf’s main gateways for access in vehicles and buses are three:

  • Laguna Amarga porter’s lodge: 129 kms. from Puerto Natales (only access in regular buses www.busesgomez.com)
  • Porter’s lodge Lago Sarmiento: 112 kms. from Puerto Natales
  • Porter’s lodge Rio Serrano: 80 kms. from P. Natales (newest and shortest route)

Transportation from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales

Between Punta Arenas and Puerto Natales there are 250 kilometers of distance by good paved route.

For those who travel by bus the main companies that cover this route and others to Torres del Paine, Calafate and Argentina are:

  • The main border crossing from Argentina in this sector is Río Don Guillermo, located in Villa Cerro Castillo, 58 km from Portería Laguna Amarga, and communicating with the town of Calafate, Argentina, 284 km away.
  • Visit to the Park by car or tour
  • A very recommendable experience to make in a day is the journey by car along the route that borders the Park and its different lakes (Nordensjold, Pehoe, Grey). Several tourist agencies offer a Full Day program that stops at viewpoints and restaurants with incredible views.
  • Visit to the park by footpaths and W circuits (Trekking)

For those who want to tour the Park along its W Trek and Full Circuit trails, the following buses and regular Bus and Boat services along Pehoe Lake and Grey Lake will take you to the beginning and end of your excursion.)


Regular bus schedule to Torres del Paine Park from Puerto Natales


Schedule 1Schedule 2
Exit from Puerto Natales7:3014:30
Stop at Laguna Amarga9:4516:45
Stop at Pudeto (Catamarán)10:3017:15
Arrival at Administration (Conaf)11:4518:00


Schedule 1Schedule 2
Exit from Administration (Conaf)13:0018:00
Stop at Pudeto (Catamarán)13:3019:00
Stop at Laguna Amarga14:3019:45
Arrival at Puerto Natales17:0022:00

Bus Operator www.busesgomez.com

Catamarán Hielos Patagónicos

Horarios Catamarán cruce Lago Pehoe (Pudeto – Lodge Paine Grande)

December 01 to February 28

From PudetoFrom Paine Grande
  • Prices in Chilean pesos
  • One Way Passage (one segment): $18.000
  • Round Trip Passage (outward and return): $28.000
  • More information in: info@hielospatagonicos.cl

Grey Lake Navigation

First Navigation

Check In08:00 hrs
Sailing09:00 hrs
Arrival at Grey Shelter09:45 hrs
Departure Grey Shelter10:00 hrs
Arrival11:45 hrs

Second Navigation

Check In11:00 hrs
Sailing12:00 hrs
Arrival at Grey Shelter12:45 hrs
Departure Grey Shelter13:00 hrs
Arrival14:30 hrs

Third Navigation

Check In14:00 hrs
Sailing15:00 hrs
Arrival at Grey Shelter15:45 hrs
Departure Grey Shelter16:00 hrs
Arrival16:45 hrs

Fourth Navigation

Check In17:15 hrs
Sailing18:15 hrs
Arrival at Grey Shelter19:00 hrs
Departure Grey Shelter19:15 hrs
Arrival20:25 hrs
  • Service Included: 1 pisco sour per person


One Way

Adult$ 60.000
Child$ 30.000

Round Trip

Adult$ 70.000
  • 0 to 4 years and 11 months: Free
  • 5 to 12 years: Child price
  • 13 years and up: Adult price
  • * Children can only be accompanied by an adult