Getting to Fundo Encantado:
Futaleufú is accessible by air through either Argentina or Chile. There are four airports that can be used to get to Futaleufú.
1] Buenos Aires – Esquel
Futaleufú lies 73 km (45 mi) from Esquel, Argentina, which hosts the area’s only jetport. There are flights from Buenos Aires to Esquel on Aerolineas Argentinas most days of the week (flights arrive and depart Esquel in the afternoon). Once you arrive in Esquel we can arrange for someone to meet you at the airport and transport you to Futaleufú. (Cost is about $100 usd.)
2] Buenos Aires – Bariloche
Futaleufú is 380 kilometers (236 mi) from San Carlos de Bariloche, the famous Argentine ski resort city. There are daily flights from Buenos Aires to Bariloche numerous times per day on multiple carriers. Travel time by car between Bariloche and Futaleufú is about five hours. If you are planning to come in through Bariloche a private shuttle can be arranged to pick you up at the airport and drive you to Futaleufú. The cost for this shuttle is about $300 per vehicle. Keep in mind that the Chile-Argentine border at Futaleufú closes at 9:00 pm during the summer months.
3] Santiago – Puerto Montt – Chaiten (three hours by road to Futaleufú)
Futaleufú lies 156 km (97 mi) from the coastal town of Chaiten. During the summer there are flights provided by regional aviation companies from Puerto Montt to Chaiten most days of the week. These flights arrive and depart in the mornings and cost about $100 usd each way. Travel time by car between Chaiten and Futaleufú is about three hours. If you are planning to come in through Chaiten a private shuttle can be arranged to pick you up at the airport and drive you to Futaleufú. The cost for this shuttle is about $300 per vehicle.
4] Santiago – Puerto Montt – Futaleufú
The Futaleufú Aerodrome does not offer regular passenger service but is open for charter flights from Puerto Montt. The cost to charter is about $1200 each way. If you are travelling with a group, chartering a flight will be the fastest and possibly the most economical way to reach Fundo Encantado.
To arrange international flights and domestic connections in both Argentina and Chile we recommend contacting Gilda Gutierrez at:
G&G Travel and Tours
866-498-0530 or 786-206-0710
Flights between Puerto Montt and Chaiten as well as charter flights directly to Futaleufú can be arranged through:
Mireya at Cielo Mar Austral
Benavente esq. Quillota 245, Local 1
Puerto Montt, Chile
The cost for a Puerto Mont – Chaiten flight is about $100 usd per person and the cost of a Puerto Montt – Futaleufu Charter is about $1200 per plane.
Chile Vacation Rental: Luxury Vacation Rental in Chilean Patagonia at Fundo Encantado, located just outside the picturesque village of Futaleufú. For families or groups desiring a more private and exclusive experience than the typical hotel or Futaleufu lodge can offer. © Fundo Encantado 2018.