Coquimbo

Chile

Cruises To Coquimbo

The quaint harbor town of Coquimbo was once the centre of Chile's thriving gold and copper industry. And whilst it's still an important shipping port, it's also a convenient access point for beaches in all directions. Whilst you explore, be sure to ask about locally produced wine that's also a delicious part of the area's culture.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Coquimbo
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    CLT (Chile Standard Time)
    UTC/GMT -3 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Spanish. Say "how are you?" in Spanish: "como estas?"
  • Currency & Shopping
    Chilean Peso (CLP)
    Native crafts, chocolate, jams and souvenirs.
    • Famous For
      In 1550 the city's spectacular harbour first attracted the Spanish, who stayed to mine deep reserves of copper and gold.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Tour of the city’s scenic attractions, including the lighthouse, the graceful cathedral built in 1844 and the archaeological museum.
    • Fun Fact #2
      At La Recova, the artisan's marketplace, shop for copper and silver jewellery, glass works, textiles and ceramics.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      Feast on camarones al pil-pil (shrimp in a garlic-chili sauce), seafood soup and fried fish in one of the local restaurants found around the harbour.

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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Miami (Florida);
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