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Punta Choros, La Serena

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See a wealth of marine life at Punta Choros, a stretch of coastline famous for its biological diversity and colonies of rare creatures. On relaxing sand beaches and out in the water, spot three famous residents of the area--dolphins, Humboldt penguins, and marine otters. Get on a boat to get a closer look at what lies beneath, and consider renting a sea kayak to make your own route between the most interesting spots of this protected area. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Punta Choros by using our La Serena trip generator.
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  • People who like nature are bound to happen. A beautiful landscape you will find on the road with foxes, guanacos and other species.
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  • It is a panorama that you can not miss if you visit the area. Live the experience of sharing and see animals in their natural environment is the best! Respect for the environment and protect the place, is one of the most stressed. Ideal to go with family and friends. I hope to have the opportunity to see dolphins and whales; the penguins and sea lions seems to be that always are there resting. 100% recommended.
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  • Well go up to the punta choros. Take the boat that takes you to the island of Damascus. 1 h of boat you'll see dolphins of pelicans, penguins... Everything is beautiful. The boat price: 10000 pesos. Price for access to the island: 6000 pesos for the CONAF. On the island you can stay there for 1 hour. It's short. There are 2 small paths to do. Do not waste time, otherwise you will not be able to see what is allowed. It's expensive for what it is! But no choice. 2 go together. Take a small jacket for the boat.
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