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Small Group Punta Arenas Shore Excursion: Fort Bulnes and City Tour

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    Stop At: Mirador Cerro De La Cruz, Punta Arenas Chile

    Head to Cerro de La Cruz to get a panoramic view of the entire city. The hills are good places to enjoy the landscape anywhere. Punta Arenas looks amazing from The Cross Hill; from here you can also see Tierra del Fuego, the Brunswick Peninsula and the Sarmiento Mountain in the middle of an amazing scenery.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Plaza Munoz Gamero, Punta Arenas Chile

    View key landmarks and monuments including the statue of “The Indian” where tourists go and rub its foot for good luck. Just two blocks from the Plaza is where we will find the Magallanes Regional Museum (Braun-Menendez Palace), one of the city’s former mansions, built in 1903.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Palacio Sara Braun, Plaza Munoz Gamero, 716, Punta Arenas Chile

    The Museum houses important collections of furniture and objects that represent the golden age of Magallanes, which are exhibited in its Vintage Rooms, as well as a renewed Historical Exhibition that shows the process of human settlement in the austral territory until the consolidation of the city.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Cementerio Municipal, Punta Arenas Chile

    This cemetery was ranked as one of the most beautiful in the world by CNN, and you will see for yourself fascinating tombs of the founders of the city.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Nao Victoria Museo, km 7,5 norte sitio 2A,, Punta Arenas Chile

    Here you can travel back in time and experience the real-life thrill of a 16th-century sailing experience with a look at replicas of ships that once plied the Strait of Magellan. Here you’ll find weapons, navigation tools and copies of historical documents. Then we head to a beautiful restaurant located in the city and enjoy a southern Chilean lunch with delicious Chilean wine or beer (lunch excluded in price).

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Secreto de la Patagonia, Capitán Ignacio Carrera Pinto 245 Avenida Bulnes - 5 norte, Km 3, Punta Arenas, Región de Magallanes y de la Antártica Chilena, Chile

    Enjoy a complimentary homemade "alfajor" on us! You can choose from three different kinds.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Parque del Estrecho de Magallanes, Ruta Y-621, s/n 52 Km South From Punta Arenas, Punta Arenas 6200000 Chile

    Head approximately 37 miles (60 km) to the historic site of Fort Bulnes, where you’ll embark on a tour through Chile’s first settlement on a rocky hill at Punta Santa Ana.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Free cruise port pick-up and drop-off
    Free hotel pick-up and drop-off
    Free airport pick-up available. Must inquiry beforehand.
    Departure Time
    Hotel pickups commencing at 9am (will call day before to re-confirm).
    If your cruise is tendering then please come off in one of the first tenders. We will be at the port with signs. If you are coming off the cruise walking, meet us at 8:30 AM.
    • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
    • Local bilingual guide
    • Lunch - a hearty baked beef Chilean empanada (vegetarian option available).
    • Glass of wine
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Entrance fees (approximately 23 USD if you go to Fort Bulnes)
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Cementerio Municipal
    • Entry/Admission - Nao Victoria Museo
    • Entry/Admission - Parque del Estrecho de Magallanes
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • It is recommended to wear warm clothes and comfortable shoes
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 8 September 2019

    We opted for the shorter tour option and visited the Magallanes Regional Museum, and the Nao Victoria Museum, where we were able to explore replicas of historical ships and understand the endurance test these early explorers undertook to discover and explore the southern tip of...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank catherine C
    Reviewed 24 March 2019

    No problems with pick up on the pier. Fort Bulnes was interesting and our guide was very informative. We stopped at a local cafe for wine and an empanada and we watched dolphins pass across the bay. Great lunch! The city highlight part of the...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Iain_Angie
    Reviewed 22 February 2019

    For half the price of the ships tour, and probably much more informative, we loved the tour. It was on Sat 9th Feb. We started off with a trip up to Fort Bulnes, and a good look around there. A quick photo stop at the...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    2  Thank alisdairt
    Reviewed 22 February 2019

    the Marine ships was interesting , i did this once, cost for admission into this first stop would probably would pass on it. in the future., But saying that Our Tour guides did allow for plenty of photo time and additional information in English language...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    1  Thank Lori E
    Reviewed 14 November 2018

    Found the tour at the end of the pier, and was able to use paypal for the cost.We did the 3 hour tour, not including the Fort. We had a van for this tour, and it was full. Our guide was doing this for the...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    Thank Roving376971
    Victoria S, Manager at GV Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2018

    Hi there! Gerardo has done this tour about 20 or more times since last cruise season. Actually if you look at the very first 5-star review for that tour it says his name, so not sure what you mean by “first time.” He did say...More

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    23 December 2018|
    Response from victoriastein | Property representative |
    Hi! It depends on the day that you are looking at and the number of participants.
    19 November 2018|
    Response from victoriastein | Property representative |
    Hi! Yes we do! Kind regards, Victoria Stein
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