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Date Place Comment
Ruinas de Epecuén

The sunken city of Epecuén. Entrance fee: $50 per person.

Land Rover Patagonia

Best Land Rover mechanics in Argentina. Super friendly and very helpful. There is no sign out at the street, knock at the brown gate.

Colon 772 (9120), Puerto Madryn
+54 280 154565115
+54 11 1556918061
[email protected]

Camping ACA

Huge campground, basic showers, friendly stuff, $110 per night for two persons in a camper (with a TCS member card). We were lucky, there were a few whales in the bay jumping out of the water for hours. 😁

Wildcamp Punto Ninfas

Very nice and lonely spot, elephant seals, whales, birds, we spent 4 nights here.

Petrobras Gas Station

We have a strict no Wifi passwords policy, and are going through places added and have to manually remove these passwords. Would you be so kind as to not share that info on the app? We, the Team and the owners of these establishments will greatly appreciate it.

Beach Grill

Gravel beach near La Union, BBQ grills, slow WiFi

Playa Isla Escondida

Nice beach, quiet only a few local fisher men

Windräder

Nice spot on a grass field between some small hills just 300m from the beach. No 4WD required but watch out for some deeper washouts!

Seashell Sahara

Great spot, camping directly on the sand beach!

Bahia Bustamante Reserva de Aves

Gate was closed and locked when we arrived. I guess it's only open during high season.

On the way to Bahía Bustamente

Small side road on the way to Bahía Bustamente

Pebble beach

Nice spot, not visible from the RN3, some trash lying around, no 4WD required but think twice before driving on the beach...

Truck stop, Fitz Roy

Big gravel lot used by truck drivers as an overnight stop. Not to bad in mid June, only two trucks...

On the way to Monumento Nacional Bosque Petrificado

Just outside the park boundary behind a small dirt hill. From here it is just a short drive to the parking lot at the 'museum'.

Bosque Petrificado free

Very impressive, a 'must have seen'! The road is not to bad.

Circuito Costera Pullout

Pullout at the coast road, no traffic, very quiet

Near RN3, north of Río Gallegos

Camping on the field about 300m away from RN3

Laguna Azul

Nice and quiet spot

ENAP

Gasoline: $772
Diesel: $503

Ferry over Magellan Sts

The ferry seems to run every half hour all year around. We paid $15'000 for a Land Rover Defender 130.

Roadside stop

We camped here on the way to PN Pali Aike. Not a nice place but it got already dark and we couldn't find anything better...

Sheep surprise

Freezing rainfall made us stop here. We camped in front of the gate and got woken up in the morning by 2000 sheep...

Martial Glacier Parking Lot

We have a strict no Wifi passwords policy, and are going through places added and have to manually remove these passwords. Would you be so kind as to not share that info on the app? We, the Team and the owners of these establishments will greatly appreciate it.

Lake Tolhuin Wild camp

Nice spot directly at the lake, nice view, quiet, free.

Refugio6(128km E of PorV)

We stopped here when it got dark. There is a grassy path going away from the street for about 50m. Visible from the road but almost no traffic at night and therefore very quiet.

Ferry Terminal Punta Arenas

The ferry runs only once per day and direction, no service on Mondays! Leaves normally at 9am from Punta Arenas and at 2pm from Porvenir. Reservation required if you travel with a vehicle. A pickup or similar costs $39'800 including the driver, any additionally person $6'200. The schedule may change depending on the tide.

Hostel Independencia

Nice little hostel in a normal family house. Camping in the parking lot in front of the house. The owner is very friendly and the shower is perfectly clean. All in all a good place to stay in Punta Arenas.

Copec (with lubicentro) - BEWARE

Good place for an oil change. If you buy the oil from them, they change it for free. Jose (jefe de servicio) works here since 47 years and has therefore a lot of experience with all kind of cars and trucks.
The price for a 4 liter bottle of Mobil Super 2000 10W40 (fully synthetic diesel engine oil) was $27'000. Filters are also available, they had one for our Land Rover 300tdi on stock ($5000).

Unimarc

Junk food paradise!

Side road

Old part of the Highway, accessible from both directions, close to the road but not to noisy.


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