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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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  • Not to be missed for families. All kind of fauna marina, cetaceans, chungungos, dolphins, wolves marine, penguins of Humboldt, etc
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  • We had a great time at Punta Choros; some directions are below because it can be confusing. The drive after you leave Ruta 5 is a VERY bumpy dirt road, so keep that in mind when taking a car. You want...  more »
  • The village isn't very big but feels an immense peace of mind, the beach is beautiful and everyone very friendly
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  • A beautiful village coastal, hidden and extensive white sand beaches create a beautiful frame to enjoy tours throughout the year, opposite the town there are a number of islands that give way to the Humboldt Penguin national reserve, in ships and boats of the sector is possible to make guided visits to the coasts of these islands and can sight dolphins whales and penguins.
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  • It is a very picturesque village. It is small but on the premises you can find everything on sale. Its main attraction is the ride to isla damas, where you can see penguins, dolphins and if you're lucky, whales. It is a very good place to go to relax and get out of the noisy city.
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  • A beautiful place to visit throughout the year, it is possible to watch whales, dolphins and penguins Humbolt, 1:40. approximately from La Serena
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  • Beautiful place
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  • The tour to Isla Damas and dolphins swimming and jumping around the boat is wonderful, 100% recommended. 😍😍😍
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