A quiet campsite on a river a few minutes drive from the waterfalls. There are 20 or 30 campsites within 10 miles of the waterfalls, we chose this one because it was the least crowded. The showers were being renovated when we were here so we did not verify the owner's claim of having hot water.
Nice place with big grassy areas, and lots of trees. Lots of grills, and there is a nice covered common area with a small kitchen for when it rains. It's a short walk to town and the beach. Internet was very hit or miss, most of the time it did not work.
A nice little camping area with access to the waterfalls, surrounded by farm fields. The owner will turn on the hot water on request. Lots of cats, dogs, chickens and geese running through the camping area. There is a restaurant with a patio that we were free to use in the event of rain. Camping areas did not have shelters, but there were tables to use. Electricity available in the restaurant.
Nice covered areas at almost every campsite, most have wind breaks. Right on the lake. Owner speaks English and is very helpful. Internet was decent, but definitely not fast. Hot showers were hit or miss.
A good place just a few kilometers outside Ancud. Covered areas at most camping sites, and good grass for pitching tents everywhere. There is an indoor common area with tables and a big wood fireplace. Negotiate for a better price. The cabanas are expensive and not very clean. Hot showers available if you request it. Cabanas available.
Super friendly place just outside of Quellon. There are picnic tables at sites and two covered areas - there is a restaurant plus a large outdoor covered space. Great internet and amazing sunsets over Quellon. We stayed here just before taking the ferry across to Chaiten. The ferry leaves at midnight and the family let us stay all day without an extra charge. Cabanas available.
On a long stretch of river about 35km west of Futaleufu. Beautiful scenery. There are lots of covered areas, some at sites, others big communal areas. Plenty of space and grassy areas for tents. Watch out for the wild (domesticated) boars! Showers are hot, but are wood fired. Electricity in the house only. Cabanas available.
The place is next to a dust road which fog the whole place. Very uncomfortable. Showers are rustic and barely warm, dear free camp 6000 pP
Right on the river just before town. There are no covered areas at the campsites but plenty of tables. The fishing is excellent.
Covered camping spaces are small, but the family that owns the place is very friendly. They grilled an entire lamb for New Years and were nice enough to share a huge part of it with us. There are two common rooms for cooking, one with a wood fired stove you can use for heat or cooking. It's a short walk to the water. It would be difficult for big rigs to park here.
Amazing place, highly recommended! The owner and his wife have five greenhouses full of organic vegetables that are for sale, and they will make fresh bread on request. There is a big grassy area for camping, and a giant common area with kitchen (drinking water and gaz) and fire pit. There is a new room with 2 bunk beds and 2 large mattresses (8 persons). This place is also just across the road from Rio Simpson which is great for fishing! Internet was fast, the best we've had in 4 months in South America.
they don't allow to camp anymore. there s a new law apparently that doesn't allow people to camp within 3km from the city. so they have shared bedrooms for 15000clp. Nice common area. may be challenging to come up to the entrance when raining. it get s chilly at night.
On a small lake about 15 minutes before the town of Villa Cerro Castillo. A very well-maintained campground but unfortunately without wifi or power. Every site has covered shelters, multiple tables and a giant stack of firewood. Ranger is very friendly and can help start a fire for the shower and will bring more firewood if you need. Showers were hot but wood-fired.
A beautiful location about 1km south of the small town of Rio Tranquillo. There are wind breaks and huge tables, but no roofed shelters. The showers are amazing, and bathrooms are spotless. The owner also sells firewood and will light up the sauna if enough people are interested. Electricity in the office (small fee).
After several days of freezing rain and no internet we stopped in this guest house for a little relaxation. The family here is incredibly friendly and helpful. We had trouble connecting to the wifi and they actually called the guy in town that runs the internet to come over and sit at our laptops until it was fixed. A nice place if you need to get warm and get some work done. Breakfast is included and other food is for sale. Some rooms have a microwave, sink & kettle. Parking available on the street.
Huge grassy camping area run by a friendly family. They sell fresh veggies, some of the only ones you'll find on this road out of season. There is a nice kitchen with wood-fired oven and stove and a big sink area. There is a second covered fogon with a fireplace and sink. It's on a small river (with fish!) and five minutes walk from the huge Rio Baker. Stunning scenery, mountains, rivers, and fields.There is a very narrow bridge with weight restrictions on the way out. Wide or heavy overlanding vehicles may have trouble.
We don't wild camp often, but with this view, who can resist. It's on the river about five miles from town. There are two places to camp in town. But we wanted river access for fishing and well, showers are overrated anyway. There is gas in Villa O'Higgins, but it's very expensive, along with everything else in this part of Chile.
A beautiful lodge right on Lago General. The restaurant is huge and has plenty of space you can hang out an work and use the internet. There is a beach area to chill out, and lots of hike and excursions available. The sort of place you could stay for a while. The camping area is a hike from the lodge, but you can park close to where you camp. Bathrooms and showers are in a cabana, but it sounds like there are plans to build proper camping facilities. Wifi and electricity are available in the restaurant only. Cabanas available as well.
There are three parking spots at the campground, no big rigs will fit. The camp sites are cordoned off to give you some space but this does not seem to stop other travelers from pitching tents right next to yours in the middle of the night.
The selling point of this place is its location in both vistas at the Cuernos del Paine and the proximity to various points of interest in the NP. About 15 sites are west of the road and don't have much of a view but are mostly sheltered from the wind (e.g. 11). About 30 sites are east of the road and some have fantastic views but not much wind protection (e.g. 45 .. 47). Each site has a very basic shelter and a table/bench combination (that is often close to falling apart). Blocks with hot and comfy showers, paper and soap in the toilets. All in all the place is not very well run and maintained, some blocks had only cold showers due to that. Don't try to make reservations, you will probably never get a confirmation. Electricity available in reception. CH$10,000 per person. Not good value.
A fairly dusty place with plenty of space for tents and vehicles. Has a small covered common area with seating for six, a power plug, gas stove and refrigerator. Two blocks from the town square. One plug for electricity is in the kitchen. Showers are solar showers.
Designated free camping area in light woodland on shores of lake. There are pit toilets here but they are scary. Suits smaller vehicles or tent camping more than a bigger truck. There is plenty of space for a bigger truck but it is difficult to get shelter from the wind. Free.
Scenic camp spot right on the lake that we found when looking for the end of the road in Chile.
See comment below, there is now a ditch across the access. Still a Great spot if you don't need to be near your vehicle or if you could cross the ditch.
Scenic spot looking out over the strait. You can camp back in the trees or down by the shore. The only amenities are a trash bin and the only downside is the proximity to highway 9. Check out the western part of the park for more sheltered options.