Is Puerto Natales Expensive?

Is Puerto Natales expensive to visit?

Puerto Natales is a moderately priced destination with an average daily cost of $85. Compared to the rest of South America, it is a moderately priced place to visit. It's ranked in the top 50% of cities in South America for its travel costs, comparable to places like Brasilia and Rosario Islands.



Puerto Natales, Chile

How expensive is Puerto Natales?

The average cost of traveling to Puerto Natales can vary widely based on many factors, but our calculations based on previous travlers show that the average daily cost is $85 (U.S. Dollars). Your travel style, accommodation preferences, dining choices, and trip duration can alter your individual budget, as you can find a wide array of accommodation, food, and entertainment options available for your visit. Sticking to mid-range hotels, affordable restaurants, and public transit when available can keep your costs close to this calculated average. See more travel costs for Puerto Natales here.

How expensive is a weekend trip (three days) to Puerto Natales?

Based on our calculations from previous travelers, a weekend trip to Puerto Natales will cost around $256 per person. This amount includes sightseeing activities, hotels, restaurants, local transportation, and other travel expenses. For two people, a weekend trip would cost $513.

How expensive is a one week (7-day) trip to Puerto Natales?

On average, a one week trip to Puerto Natales costs about $598 per person. This is based on the previous expenses of actual travelers, and includes accommodation, food, activities, local transportation, and more. For two people, a one week trip costs $1,197.



Glacier in Patagonia, Chile

Is it expensive to backpack in Puerto Natales?

With more than 10 hostels in the area, Puerto Natales is a popular backpacker destination for travelers looking to stay on a tight budget and have a fun time along the way. Here, hostels cost an average of $18 per night for a dorm bed, with private rooms being more expensive. (See hostel prices in Puerto Natales here.) It's also common to see a wide range in prices, as the cheapest hostels here cost $0, but the most expensive can be more than $34 per night.

Here are a few sample prices from popular hostels in Puerto Natales.

  • $14 for a dorm bed at Hostel Last Hope
  • $24 for a dorm bed at El Patagonico
  • $24 for a dorm bed at YaganHouse

Are hotels expensive in Puerto Natales?

From our analysis of hotel prices in Puerto Natales, we can see that they are fairly affordable and lower in price in comparison to the rest of the world. On average, a night in a hotel room costs approximately $121. The area hosts around [5_STAR_COUNT] five-star hotels, averaging [5_STAR_PRICE] per night. For those with an eye on both comfort and economy, three-star hotels present a reasonable choice at an average of $109 per night, while two-star hotels offer an even more economical option at $68 per night.


Hotels by star rating in Puerto Natales
Rating Number of Hotels Average Hotel Price
4 stars 5 $241
3 stars 13 $109
2 stars 7 $68
1 star 4 $81

Borde mar 15, Puerto Natales
Overall Rating 8.8
Eberhard 371, Puerto Natales
Overall Rating 8.5

How expensive are sightseeing activities in Puerto Natales?

Activities and things to do in Puerto Natales can vary in price depending on the type of activity, length, and location. Below are a number of popular activities to give you an idea of what to expect when visiting. Generally, previous travelers have spent $30 per day on sightseeing activities and things to do when visiting, which is more than the country's average of $27.

    • Full Day Tour to Torres del Paine National Park: $92
    • Full Day Torres del Paine Tour: $99
    • City Bike Tour in Puerto Natales: $58
    • Torres del Paine Tour from Punta Arenas: $130
    • Full Day Patagonia Tour from Puerto Natales: $100
    • Puerto Natales: Full day tour Torres del Paine: $93
    • Full-Day Tour to Torres del Paine National Park from Puerto Natales(First Class): $129
    • Full day tour Torres del Paine + Milodon cave: $90

    Is food expensive in Puerto Natales?

    Food in Puerto Natales can vary in price depending on the restaurant and food options available. Generally, other travelers have spent $28 on food per person per day, which is more than the country's average of $24. To save money, eat at less expensive restaurants, try street food, or cook your own meals when possible.

    Is transportation expensive in Puerto Natales?

    Exploring local transportation in Puerto Natales shows that the price can vary greatly by the type of transportation used. On average, previous travelers have spent $19 per person per day, which is more than the country's average of $15. If you want to save money, use public transit as it's much cheaper than taxis or private drivers.

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    We've been gathering travel costs from tens of thousands of actual travelers since 2010, and we use the data to calculate average daily travel costs for destinations around the world. We also systematically analyze the prices of hotels, hostels, and tours from travel providers such as Kayak, HostelWorld, TourRadar, Viator, and others. This combination of expenses from actual travelers, combined with pricing data from major travel companies, gives us a uniqe insight into the overall cost of travel for thousands of cities in countries around the world. You can see more here: How it Works.



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