Cuevas de Anzota

Natural Feature in Arica

About 10km south of the center, the serene beaches give way to an area of jagged cliffs, rocky shorelines and caves that were used by the Chinchorro culture some 9000 years ago. A new coastal walk takes you through the area, with staircases leading up to lookout points, and fine vantage points over the dramatic coastline. Keep an eye out for sea lions, chungungo (a marine otter) and a host of marine birds.

There's no public transportation down this way. Take a taxi.


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