Tourism and Scientific Heritage Antofagasta


This initiative is developed within the framework of the CONICYT Regional Action Project code ARIII 70001 entitled: “Co-creation and value enhancement of scientific tourism routes and experiences focused on the evolution and limits of life under conditions of extreme aridity, to promote social innovation in the Antofagasta region”.

This project is financed with resources of the Regional Government of Antofagasta.

It is developed by Universidad Católica del Norte, with  Forschungszentrum Juelich in Germany (Scientific Institute within the Helmholtz Association).


The associated companies are: Antilhue Tours, Antofantástica, Otec Oficia.

The project has the support of the “Ministerio de Economía Fomento y Turismo”, “CONAF” and Ministerio del Medio Ambiente.




The contribution of this project to the economic and social development of the region consists of the generation of new products and services in relation to scientific tourism, which may be used by companies in the region, which contributes to the diversification of the offer tourism, which generates direct social and economic benefits for the companies and communities involved.


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