Coquimbo

Chile

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Cruises To Coquimbo

The quaint harbor town of Coquimbo was once the center of Chile’s thriving gold and copper industry. And while it’s still an important shipping port, it’s also a convenient access point for beaches in all directions. While 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 harbor 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 jewelry, 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 harbor.

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15-Day Panama Canal Explorer from Santiago (San Antonio)

15-Day Panama Canal Explorer from Santiago (San Antonio)

Cruise aboard Norwegian Star, beautifully updated in 2018. | Explore the natural splendor of Paracas National Reserve.
SHIP Norwegian Star
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Santiago (San Antonio) (Chile);
Coquimbo (Chile); Arica (Chile); Pisco (Peru); Lima (Callao) (Peru); Puerto Limon (Costa Rica);
DISEMBARK Orlando & Beaches (Port Canaveral);
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Pisco, Peru

17-Day South America Explorer from Santiago to Miami: Peru, Chile & Mexico

Explore the natural splendor of Paracas National Reserve. | Enjoy an upgraded onboard experience on Norwegian Star, updated in 2018.
SHIP Norwegian Star
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Santiago (San Antonio) (Chile);
Coquimbo (Chile); Arica (Chile); Pisco (Peru); Lima (Callao) (Peru); Trujillo (Salaverry) (Peru); Puerto Limon (Costa Rica); Roatán (Bay Islands); Harvest Caye (Belize); Costa Maya (Mexico);
DISEMBARK Miami (Florida);
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