Magallanes Province is one of four provinces in the southern Chilean region of Magallanes and Antartica Chilena (XII). The provincial capital is the city of Punta Arenas.Its eastern portion is located along the northern shore of the Strait of Magellan while the western portion straddles the strait on either side the strait's northwesterly stretch toward the Pacific Ocean. It is bordered by the ultima Esperanza Province to the north and Tierra del Fuego to the south.
This is the main terrestrial and aerial entry point to the southernmost region in Chile. Either coming from Argentina, via Río Gallegos by car, or by plane, arriving at the Carlos Ibanez Del Campo International Airport. On this province there are several touristic places, such as Port Famine, Fuerte Bulnes, two penguin colonies and the first marine park in the country.