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Algarrobo Island

Just offshore from the Cofradía Náutica, this tiny island and penguin sanctuary shelters 20 species of marine birds, including some 350–500 Humboldt and Magellan penguins. The upper crags of the island are dotted with hundreds of little caves dug by the penguins using their legs and beaks. Though only members are allowed in the marina, a path leads to the top of a nearby hill from which you can watch the flightless birds through binoculars.

Island Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

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