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Punta Choros

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Punta Choros is a town that offers an amazing view of the animal population. It has an incredible fauna that includes dolphins, chungungos and the Humboldt penguin.

With beautiful beaches and bays, Punta Choros is a fantastic place you can visit all yar.

The whole journey takes you to to Choros, Damas and Gaviotas Islands and Las Tacas, La Barranca or Blanca, el Aguila, La Ventana y Los Bolones beaches.

Attractions

Singular fauna. Beaches, bays and fantastic islands.

Activities

Sport fishing, scuba diving, swimming, sailing, sea kayak, picnic, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.

Location

Fourth region. Located 114 kilometers northwest of La Serena, 60 kilometers northwest of La Higuera and 24 kilometers west of Los Choros.

How to get there?

Santiago, Arica, Iquique, Antofagasta, Copiapo-La Serena: Airway.

Anywhere-La Serena: Land route, by Panamericana Highway north

La Serena-Punta Choros: Land route, by Panamericana Highway 5 North

When to go?

All year long.

Climate

Semiarid. Arid in the north and mild in the south. The shore temperatures are homogeneuos, meanwhile in the interior the temperature oscillates between day and night time. Rain during winter season.

Services

Food, outdoor activities, camping.

Surroundings

Andacollo, Las Tacas Beach, Los Hornos Bay, El Tofo Hill, Old Chungungo, La Serena, Coquimbo, Choros Island, Damas Island, La Higuera, La Serena, Las Campanas Astronomy Observatory, La Silla Astronomy Observatory, Blanca Beach, Choros beach, Guanaqueros beach, La herradura beach, Peñuelas beach, Tongoy, Punta Choros, Humboldt Penguin National Reserve.

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    January/2013

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Contact us

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