Iquique is the capital of Chile’s northernmost region, comprising the provinces of Arica, and Iquique, the city of Iquique is one of the country’s most visited cities. The attractions are a mild climate, commerce, the Atacama desert, natural and archaeological treasures, access to Peru and Bolivia and a great many recreational and sporting activities. Iquique’s history dates back to pre-Columbian times when the native tribes whose inhabitance was by the sea and collected guano or settled in the interior regions where hot springs and Andean snow runoff provided water for agriculture. They left behind their ruins for modern study, but not much is known of how they lived. The Spanish explorers came through on their way south, and for many years, this was territory belonging to Bolivia. This was the way to the sea to export the silver mined in Bolivia.
If you are lucky enough to find yourself in Iquique, Chile you wont be board.
Enjoy quiet uninhabited beaches for surfing or just sunbathing.
You can go sport fishing, deep sea fishing, biking, rafting and more. This port will keep you there for ever.