Ventisquero Colgante Falls

Location

Queulat National Park
Chile
44° 26' 14.28" S, 72° 30' 20.052" W
CL
General info: 

Ventisquero Colgant, is a clacier hanging above a ravine of bare rock and dominating the valley in the Queulat National Park, in Chile. The glaciers meltwaters create two towering waterfalls dropping an estimated 600 meters on top of a huge slab of angled bedrock.

The height of the waterfalls coupled with the high volume of water flowing from the glacier makes Ventisquero Colgant easily one of the top five waterfalls in all of South America.
The falls are visible and flowing all year round but due to the ablation of avalanches at the base of the falls, as much as half of the falls can be covered by snow and ice during the late spring and early summer.

The amazing setting is completed by the lush rainforest growing.only few hundred metres from the ice.

Getting there: 

The falls are roughly 10 miles (16km) south from the closest town Puyuguapi. They are visible from miles away and trails lead to viewpoints overlooking the valley and the falls.

Costs: 

Entrance fees to the National Park:

Chileans
Adults: CLP 1.500
Children: CLP 500

Foreigners
Adults: CLP 3.000
Children: CLP 1.000.
Camping (site per day): CLP 5.000

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