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Muelle de Carga

Avenida Costanera del Estrecho, Punta Arenas, Chile
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Lots of birds

It depends how much you like birds. The experts will love it, and the casual visitor will be... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
Jeff1903
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King's Lynn
A wonderful stroll with many, many birds

A great way to wander about. People are very friendly and helpful. They tolerated my Spanish and... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Diane D
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Denver, Colorado
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good36%
  • Average24%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“piers” (5 reviews)
“photographic” (2 reviews)
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Avenida Costanera del Estrecho, Punta Arenas, Chile
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

It depends how much you like birds. The experts will love it, and the casual visitor will be interested. There are a couple of boards close by to help with identification of what seem to be mostly cormorants. Don't be taking a photo and trying...More

Thank Jeff1903
Reviewed 13 February 2017

A great way to wander about. People are very friendly and helpful. They tolerated my Spanish and pointed out sights.

Thank Diane D
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Great place for strolling in Punta Arenas. Bird watchers would delight at the abundance and variety of species just sitting on the old piers. Very neat to watch and plenty of photographic opportunities.

Thank virginian9
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We spent several hours watching and photographing the extensive cormorant colonies on the old jetties near the centre of town. These blue-eyed cormorants, also known as the imperial shag (Phalacrocorax atriceps) are found on the mainland and on many subantarctic islands and the Antarctic Peninsula....More

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Close to the docks are these old piers where thousands of birds sit and nest. This is a bird watchers and photographers delight. a place not to miss.

1  Thank olie293
Reviewed 24 February 2016

This is a nice relaxing walk along the sea front on a very wide pavement. As you look out to sea you will see old run down piers that are usually full of different type of sea birds, great for photographing.

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Very nice and quiet and peaceful area. Go for a stroll or rent a bike. If the weather is good sit and look at the strait and ships passing. And watch the numerous different species of birds on the pier.

Thank Buia59
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Several spots on the waterfront where the wildlife gather on old Piers. We drove the length of it to and from the Port to downtown and also walked a section.

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Encountered the place when strolling -- in certain light it might be a very interresting spot for photos . Cormorans, seagulls - present.

Thank sergiu1972
Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

I love the smell of an ocean. This is a great outdoor leisurely activity to do while in Punta Arenas. I felt safe here as well.

1  Thank DBneuro
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