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Ancud, Isla Chiloe 5710000, Chile
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

A delightful little trip out to see the Magellan and Humboldt penguins. Unfortunately the commentary was only in Spanish and I didn’t understand it

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank SueK739
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Expected to see more seals and penguins during the boat ride so was a bit disappointed. This may be interesting for people who hasn't done such boat trips before but for those who has, this pale in comparison.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I drove out from where we were staying in Castro for a day trip to see the colonies. It was a beautiful drive not far from Acund. We were extremely lucky the rain stopped and the sun came out as we pulled...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank SarahG2179
Reviewed 3 April 2017

... and lots of other birds. Be sure and take your binoculars. The boats do this really interesting launch of being pushed out to shore by a tractor, while the participants board from something like an airline shuttle. You will find the guides take time...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We came to Puñihuil by car and were amused by the fact that we had to drive through a stream of water and then on the beach itself in order to reach the car park. We then booked a Penguin Tour with the first company...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

If I could do this over again, I would have enjoyed taking local buses or hitchhiking or renting a car and doing it on my own. Because of time constraints, I went with a tour, called CHILOE VIAJES --offices in Ancud: Mercado Principal , and...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank viajera4eva
Reviewed 21 May 2014

We took a tour here, and it's really interesting to see these birds in their natural habitat (especially the endangered Humbolt penguins). The guide was overrated, and the towns visited along the way are nice, but unnecessary if you've already visited much of Chile elsewhere....More

Date of experience: February 2014
1  Thank Troy-Travelbound
Reviewed 23 January 2014

We took a tour here that went through the hills and the driver/guide talked a lot about the landscape and history of the island which was great. The second part of the tour involved getting on a boat to see the penguins. The guides here...More

Date of experience: January 2014
Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 27 December 2013

You can reach the beach of Puñihuil by public buses, touristic tour buses or hitchhiking. Buses don't go too frequently, so you might try to lift your thumb a little out of town (in town everyone will point on the bus stations). On the (very...More

Date of experience: December 2013
1  Thank Lucas_Paraiso
Reviewed 21 December 2013

A group of local families, former fisherman etc, that organise tours now to the islands with pinguins, birds etc. Worth a visit and 30 min boat tour.

Date of experience: November 2013
Thank liesenrut
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