PAN DE AZUCAR ISLAND
Know Pan de Azucar IslandPart 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.
Attractions: Flora and fauna.
Activities: Sport fishing, scuba diving, sailing, sea kayak, bird watch, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.
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.
Weather: 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.
Services: Housing, food, information center, forest ranger, camping.
Surroundings: 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.