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Mirador Cerro Dorotea

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Address: Ruta 9, Puerto Natales, Chile
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Nice warm up hike for a great view

You are probably thinking of doing this because you have a day to kill. Not a bad idea, the hike up is steep and not terribly interesting but the view at the top is beautiful... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2017
panicmanual
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Toronto, Canada

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

You are probably thinking of doing this because you have a day to kill. Not a bad idea, the hike up is steep and not terribly interesting but the view at the top is beautiful. Take a cab out there and get the family who runs the place to call you a cab on the way back.

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1 Thank panicmanual
Durham, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016

The small tour starts at the foot of the rock on a farm's land. After crossing some fields the path starts its way up to the Cerro. Up there you have an amazing view all over Puerto Natales, the sea and the mountains!!

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2 Thank AnnaFelizitas
Bethesda, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

The hike is truly beautiful. However, in order to begin the trek up you need to pay a fee at a residential home which serves as its entrance. It is there that we discovered several chained dogs that appeared to be very malnourished. Please help drive awareness of this issue through the owners and local community. I have a compelling... More 

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4 Thank daswimster
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Beautiful view from the top. I had some trouble with finding the path in the beginning but this whole hike is such a unique experience. You get to see all of Natales from above, the channel of last hope and even the snow covered mountains. I went alone and afterwards when I came back down to the house she offered... More 

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4 Thank Meghan M
Kanne, Limburg, Belgium
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Try riding a horse, or doing a trekking... looking up the sky and the funny clouds upon your head with the cold patagonian wind. Certainly, something to do it again!.

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2 Thank Bernardat
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34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

This is a gem! To get there, we took a 10 minute taxi ride from our hostel to the start of the hike (it cost about $3,500 as of Aug., 2015). The hike begins on a farm apparently owned by two friends that live at and work the farm together. The hike is two hours of pretty steep uphill that... More 

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3 Thank Ecfiliano
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2015

We cycled out from Puerto Natales to reach this mirador. The entry fee (which is a bit steep) is charged by the farm owners and gives you access to the path up the mountain and tea and biscuits after. The trek up the mountain is enjoyable passing through various types of vegetation. The wind up the top was fierce and... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2014

This was the perfect activity for my gropu since we only had 1 full day in Puerto Natales but wanted to spend some of it outdoors. It was a very cheap (less than $20 roundtrip) taxi to get out there but then unfortunately we had to pay an admission fee (either 5 or 10,000 chillean pesos, I can't remember which)... More 

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Vannes
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420 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 438 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2014

The hike go up strongly in the 1st half of hour and then more lightly. Don't forget to taste all the berries here(calafate, churos, mirtilles) and to search for morrels and orchidea... View from the mirador worth the effort and at return, a cup of tea/coffee and a cake are the rule...

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2014

Fun hike, only takes an hour or so to hike to the top. (You have to pay a fee before heading up which seemed bit superfluous/annoying...as this isn't exaclty Torres del Paine). Walk through a field up big hill, through pretty forest...they you arrive at kind of ugly, treeless summit where the wind is extreme. in fact, when you are... More 

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