Damas and Choros Islands

You will discover one of the areas with major diversity of species on the South Pacific coast the Humboldt Penguin National Reserve and the frontiers of Coquimbo´s Green North region and the beginnings of the driest desert in the world: the Atacama. We will travel through attractive landscapes and settlements of ancient shepherds, miners and...
Duración
10 hours
Destino
Isla Damas
Pasajeros
1-24

Travel to the origins of the most advanced fishermen culture in chilean prehistory Damas island and the Humboldt Penguin National Reserve islands

Discover one the most beautiful beaches and sealife destinations in Chile
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Destino
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  • Alimentación
  • Guía
  • Tickets
  • Traslados

You will discover one of the areas with major diversity of species on the South Pacific coast the Humboldt Penguin National Reserve and the frontiers of Coquimbo´s Green North region and the beginnings of the driest desert in the world: the Atacama. We will travel through attractive landscapes and settlements of ancient shepherds, miners and farmers until reaching the coast of the most experienced and long-standing artisanal fishermen, divers and sew weed collectors in Chile: Los Changos “red skin blood drinkers”, Choros and Camanchacas.” We will sail and navigate the borders of the islands Seagulls, Choros and Damas to appreciate its beautiful beaches, its enigmatic geomorphology of mythological sea gods of stone and its outstanding diversity of plants and cactus beside its attractive fauna of humboldt penguins, seabirds, otters, sealions, whales and dolphins. You will discover islands of great beauty with a fascinating prehistory that gave life to the first and last indigenous fishing rafts made with sealion skin.

Itinerary
  • Departure from La Serena (06:30 or 08:30am) heading north with views of Juan Soldado ravine (Chile’s oldest legend) and the coastal geological sanctuary of Caleta Hornos.
  • Stop in Los Choros ravine at the frontiers of Coquimbo green north region with the Atacama Desert to see its native cactus flora and wild native fauna.
  • Arrival at Punta de Choros to start the navigation and sightseeing tour through the islands of Humboldt Penguin National Reserve (1 hour landing in Isla Damas only from Thursday to Sunday in low season).
  • Traditional Lunch Menu (several options of starters, main courses and sides, dessert, and drink).
  • Stop in Los Choros village, an ancient olive tree farming that was an historical XVI century camp site for Pedro de Valdivias conquistadors’ expedition.
  • Return to La Serena (17:30h/18:00h)
Tour includes: Transfers in/out, guide, boat, park tickets and lunch menu.

*Tour requires a minimum of passengers and navigation subject to weather conditions (wind and tides). 

*Tour lasts 10 hours approximately.

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Damas and Choros Islands

Duración
10 hours
Destino
Isla Damas
Pasajeros
1-24

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