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Solar Water Heating System in full swing at EcoCamp

December 15, 2011 - 11:44 -- Cascada Expediciones
EcoCamp’s shared bathrooms (for guests in Standard Domes) now have their shower water heated by a solar water heating system, in a further step towards EcoCamp becoming 100% environmentally sustainable without the use of any fossil fuels whatsoever. The pilot scheme was launched in December and is now in full swing with water initially heated by the solar panels (no electricity) only requiring a minimal temperature ‘top up’ by a gas heater.

EcoCamp’s Micro Safari - Small is Beautiful!

September 26, 2011 - 17:13 -- Cascada Expediciones

This season EcoCamp Patagonia is introducing a new Micro Safari, inviting guests to learn more about the park’s flora and fauna on EcoCamp’s doorstep. The self-guided educative trail is a micro exploration of the diverse vegetation and fauna, designed for observing the variety of plant species surrounding the domes and taking photo close-ups. This mini activity is ideal for guests participating in EcoCamp’s Patagonian Wildlife Safari who are looking for an activity upon arrival or a relaxing break one morning or afternoon.

Enjoying the Patagonian Wilderness without leaving a Footprint

August 20, 2011 - 09:59 -- Cascada Expediciones

Many companies claim to be eco-friendly because they recycle and try to limit the use of fossil fuels. But what would you say to a company operating in the middle of the Patagonian wilderness, carbon neutral, 100% renewable energy, designed so that guests leave no trace behind? Bienvenidos a EcoCamp Patagonia!

EcoCamp Patagonia introduces off-peak Dome & Breakfast

July 25, 2011 - 09:50 -- Cascada Expediciones

EcoCamp Patagonia, in Chilean National Park Torres del Paine, is opening its doors early this year, on the 12th of September, and offering a 30% discount for all guests staying in September and October 2011 and April 2012. This off-peak discount applies to all travelers opting for EcoCamp’s new Dome & Breakfast overnight stay, or booking multi-day trips including the classic ‘W’ trek or EcoCamp’s unique Patagonia Wildlife Safari tour.

EcoCamp Patagonia Features in National Geographic’s 2011 Stay List for South America

April 13, 2011 - 18:06 -- Cascada Expediciones

EcoCamp Patagonia, owned by Chilean tour operator Cascada, has been named in this year’s National Geographic list of must-visit hotels in South America. The camp is set in the Patagonian wild, among the towering mountains and icy blue rivers of Torres del Paine National Park. Guests in the region’s first sustainable accommodation are surrounded by the park’s rugged natural beauty and unique wildlife.