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Punta Choros

#4 of 59 things to do in La Serena Features Animals
La Serena, Chile
+56 51 221 8970
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Isla Damas and Punta Choros from La Serena
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Reviewed 17 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 2 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

3  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

Thank jmbruk78wsp
Reviewed 4 January 2017

If you love animals this is your day tour! It begins with a 90 minute car ride from La Serena. The ride is a little winding and bumpy throughout the Quebrada de Choros, though you can sight foxes, donkeys, guanacos, and horses. Once in Punta...More

Thank Fernanda A
Reviewed 26 November 2016

White sand, blue sea and the whole universe at night. Here the biodiversity and fresh air will spell you, a boat trip to watch the penguins and whales is one of the best experiences ever, just don't forget, leave nothing but footprints, take nothing but...More

Thank DannyAguilera
Reviewed 23 November 2016

The village itself is not interesting. When we went, in October, it was completely dead and everything was closed. Still, walking along the shore is nice, but can't fill your day.

Thank Mathilde L
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I have the amazing opportunity to go to Punta de Choro and take the tour through the islands. What it was amazing about this trip was that when we were on the middle of the ocean we started to see how dolphins started to appear....More

1  Thank barbaramaa
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We did not book a tour in advance but went by a bus from la serena. It starts at nine but you should be at the bus stop at 8:30. It's 4500 pesos one way. After approximately 2 hours on the bus you arrive at...More

2  Thank mw5746s
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This tour was extremely disappointing. I wish I could get my money back. If you have ever seen penguins and sea lions in the wild, you will not like this tour. Occasionally people get to see more animals, but not in large quantities.

Thank Jonathan L
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