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Pan de Azucar Island

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Part of the Pan de Azucar National Park. The island is the place where the Humboldt penguins nest, which is a wonderful sight on itself. The island has different fauna, like sea birds and sea dogs. You can get to the island sailing a few kilometers from Pan de Azucar Bay.


Flora and fauna.


Sport fishing, scuba diving, sailing, sea kayak, bird watch, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.


Third region. Located 3 kilometers from Pan de Azucar, 30 kilometers southwest of Chañaral and 197 kilometers southwest of Copiapo.

How to get there?

Santiago-Copiapo: Land route and airway. Copiapo-Chañaral: Land route, through Panamericana Highway. Public and private transportation. Chañaral-Pan de Azucar Bay: Land route, 20 kilometers south. Pan de Azucar Bay-Pan de Azucar Island: Seaway.

When to go?

All year long.


Desert weather, with homogeneous temperatures in the shore. The high media temperature is 18,4ºC and the lowest is 4,9ºC. The rain is almost non existent due to shore couldiness, with a high media of 14,8 milimeters.


Housing, food, information center, forest ranger, camping.


Cisne Bay, Inglesa Bay, Flamenco Beach, Caldera, Chañaral, Pan de Azucar National Park, El Chuncho Beach, Puerto Viejo Beach.


The entrance costs $2000 Chilean pesos for adults (national), and $3500 Chilean pesos for foreigners. $500 Chilean pesos for kids (national), and $1500 for foreing kids.

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