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Ancud, Isla Chiloe 5710000, Chile
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Island of Chiloe and The Penguins of Puñihuil from Puerto Varas
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Ancud, Isla Chiloe 5710000, Chile
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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

Thank TravelbeeSantaFe_NM
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

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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

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

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

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

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.

Thank liesenrut
Reviewed 11 November 2013

Despite having read that the road to Punihil was partially unpaved, we decided to take our rental car and turn around if the road was indeed as advertised. Surprise - the road was paved all the way and it was a beautiful drive. There were...More

1  Thank DonPedroTraveler
Reviewed 23 December 2012

starting with the trip, the view is great all over, and getting there the penguin and seals islands are really worth every penny

Thank Victorbianchi
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