Marble Caves Chile – Carrera Lake Patagonia

Marble Caves Chile, Argentina, Patagonia

Marble Caves Chile, Argentina, Patagonia. Photo by Dan Lundberg

Marble Caves Chile Chico (or «Las Cavernas DE Marmol»), which located on the border of Chile and Argentina is one of the most beautiful places of our planet.

The primitive beauty of the marble rocks, combined with the crystal clear water of the Lago General Carrera mountain lake makes one believe, that heaven does exist, and it is somewhere in this place.

Marble Caves Chile as attraction

Marble Caves are the most famous attraction of Patagonia (Chile). This Caves attract a lot of tourists from the different corners of the globe. The labyrinths created in marble nature impress the senses.

Illuminated by a sunlight penetrating some places, carved marble arches are a truly unforgettable sight. The glare of the reflected light in the clear blue water, creating an incredible visual effects, so the cave always looks different. The level of water in the caves is constantly changing, which also makes it look every time a new way.

Marble Caves Chile, Argentina, Patagonia Landscape

Marble Caves Chile, Argentina, Patagonia Landscape. Photo by Gabriel White

Tourists are attracted not only by the beauty of this paradise. Fishing enthusiasts can have a great time for his hobby, as the lake abounds with salmon and trout.

The Marble Caves Chile Chico – is the largest deposit of marble on the earth. Its reserves are estimated at 5,000 million tons. The lake itself GEN-Carrera is one of ten deepest lakes in the world – it reaches a depth of 590 meters and an area of ​​approximately 1,850 square kilometers.

Marble Caves Chile Location

To get to the Marble caves, the tourists need to overcome the 1,300 km from the capital of Chile (Santiago) in the nearest major city – Coyhaique. Then be the way to south length of 300 km, which will lead to the lake with wonderful caves, donated to us by nature.

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Erosion of marble cliffs in an arm of Lake General Carrera (Lago General Carrera) has created unusual islands with interesting openings that are known as the Marble Caves

Erosion of marble cliffs in an arm of Lake General Carrera (Lago General Carrera) has created unusual islands with interesting openings that are known as the Marble Caves. Photo by Dan Lundberg

Marble Caves Chile: Reflection

Marble Caves Chile: Reflection. Photo by Gabriel White

4 thoughts on “Marble Caves Chile – Carrera Lake Patagonia

  1. Maddy

    Hi, I am wondering if you can visit the caves in June? Or is it too dangerous because of the weather? Thanks!

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  2. Caroline

    “This is just amazing to see my children are so amazed to see this great place. I can NEVER get enough of this beautiful site! I love this awesome site!!!”

    Reply

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