Coquimbo, Chile - Penguins

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#1
Bradford, ON, Canada
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Has anyone done a tour out of Coquimbo, Chile to see Penguins out of LaSerena to Isla Damas? I see one through ToursByLocals which is full the day we are there (Dec 22).
Just curious if there are any other Tour operators who can accommodate us?
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#2
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Originally posted by valparaiso
I am asking to local tour operator if they are available to a tour to Isla Damas to see penguins

Another posibility is going to " Isla de los Pinguinos " in front of Cachagua beach , about 80 Km north from Valparaiso,,,,You take a boat from Zapallar beach and the fishermen make a round trip to the island to see penguins,,,if you need more information you could contact [email protected],,,best regards
Thank you, I did locate a local tour operator but they have advised me that due to the distance from the Port, it is too far for us to be back before 15:00. I guess I'll have to miss the Penguins this trip!
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#3
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Originally posted by valparaiso
To go to zapallar beach from Valparaiso port is about three hours driving time go and return,,,,by boat one hour to see the penguins,,,, about 5 hours the total trip,,,,best regards
Thank you.
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