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Punta Choros

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La Serena, Chile
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

The whole trip was amazing. We saw Guanacos on the way to the pier and then on the boat tour to isla choros and isla damas we saw some whales and the incredibly cute penguins. If you go to La Serena, this tour is a...More

Thank Dariana G
Reviewed 5 February 2018

2 hours to the north of La Serena (70 km driving in the highway and 30 km in a one-side highway) appears the town. Take the tour to Isla Damas (8:30, 11:30 or 2PM) the cost per person is 13000 CLP (22 USD). The tour...More

1  Thank Bernardo Esteba... R
Reviewed 3 February 2018

If you want to do a boat tour around/through the Humboldt Penguin Reserve, you'll need to go to Punta Choros. You can sign up for a tour in La Serena, you can drive yourself there, or you can take a bus from La Serena for...More

Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We rented a car and a guy at Hertz told us that the road to Choros will took us 1 hour 45 min or about. But we spend about 3 hours to get there bcoz the road was on repair and there were no signs....More

1  Thank Anya P
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Punta Choros is a turistic place, which serves as starting point for the excursion to the national resevre Isla Damas (where the Pinguins Humboldt live). There are several good restaurants and hotels, which are not very cheap.

Thank Maxx_Germany
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The trip to Punta Choros and to the Humbold Penguin National Park is a must: you will see sea otters, penguins, dolphins, whales and many other beautiful species.

2  Thank ochassot
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We enjoyed this trip.. It was filled with different things to do and had something for everyone. The beach is a bit different from others we visited.

Thank mgysgtusmc1
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We took a van (tour) to Punta Choros. We didn't have to deal with any logistics. There are buses which will take you here from La Serena. We arrived on a December weekday morning. The area was completely deserted other than the couple of people...More

Thank chitownsam
Reviewed 3 February 2017

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 to head towards the...More

4  Thank Mita717
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

It took me a fair amount of researching mostly Spanish websites to find out where this bus goes from so I thought I'd share the info here. It does indeed go from Panaderia los Griegos but for those of you without intimate knowledge of the...More

3  Thank jmbruk78wsp
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