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Michael the German Pirate

Avenidas Marina 821, Valparaiso, Chile
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Outstanding tour

Michael did a tour for us from Valparaiso to Santiago. It was an amazing day! We saw some sights in... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
SK7117
via mobile
Use the German Pirate!

We were flying into Santiago in order to catch a cruise ship out of Valparaiso. Our flight was a... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
zhellings
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Bellevue, Washington
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Tailor-made private tours in Valparaiso and its surrounds off the beaten path and at your own pace.
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“fishing village” (10 reviews)
“vina del mar” (28 reviews)
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Avenidas Marina 821, Valparaiso, Chile
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"fishing village"
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"santiago airport"
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"vina del mar"
in 28 reviews
"casablanca valley"
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"day tour"
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"his knowledge"
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"cruise ship"
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"favorable reviews"
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"beautiful casa"
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"highly recommend his tours"
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"beautiful seafood"
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"fascinating town"
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"san antonio"
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"fire station"
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"delightful lunch"
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"foreign country"
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"walking tour"
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Michael did a tour for us from Valparaiso to Santiago. It was an amazing day! We saw some sights in Valparaiso, a beautiful Pacific beach before having lunch in a gorgeous fishing town. The food was excellent and with Michael’s extensive knowledge we got there...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

We were flying into Santiago in order to catch a cruise ship out of Valparaiso. Our flight was a red-eye arriving in the morning and we wanted a tour from the airport to our hotel. Michael was recommended to us and it turned out exactly...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

Even though our flight had arrived early Michael was waiting for us at the Santiago airport for our tour/transfer to Valparaiso. We drove through the beautiful Casa Blanca Valley and stopped at 3 different wineries and a fabulous wine and local produce store. The country...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

If you are thinking of visiting Valparaíso, do yourself a favour and contact Michael to organise a personalised walking tour. He is a fountain of information about the city, its history, architecture and business. He can share many historical pictures, which give added depth to...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

My mother and I took a tour of Valparaiso with Michael after finding out about him online. I rarely do organised sightseeing but made the booking as I was traveling with my 78 year old mother. Michael’s tour was just perfect. We got to see...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

We used the services of Michael Arnold for a transfer and tour from Santiago to Valparaiso and for a tour of Valpo, and the next day for a tour of Vina del Mar and transfer from Valpo to San Antonio to board our cruise. Michael...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

I asked several organisations for a two day tour, one day Santiago and a transfer to the ship. Via Cruise Critics I found "The german Pirate" and we made a good choice. Communication was easy and fast. Arrangements were made efficiently. The first day we...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

We spent a day in Valparaiso after our cruise. Boris was our wonderful tour guide. He was friendly, knowledgeable, and his English was perfect. In his introduction, he said he wanted to give us an authentic experience of Valparaiso, and he defindelivered. He took us...More

Thank Sophia C
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Prior to the pickup tour/ transfer to the Port of San Antonio, communication with Michael was outstanding. The breakdown occurred after our pickup in Santiago. We were all staying at different hotels and apparently some of the earlier pickups dictated our itinerary. For lunch, our...More

2  Thank IMLady_Marion
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Michael was efficient and prompt with and of his communications even before the our trip. He was interesting and to talk about his life here and the industry and the difference to the coast and area to to go and see and areas not to...More

Thank Koshelkas
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travelerMaggie
16 April 2018|
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Response from GermanPirate | Property representative |
Hello there, please google my website and send me directly an inquiry. This is much better to comunicate. I am sure we can arrange something designed after your needs and interests, Best regards, Michael, The German Pirate... More
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mariatafoni
28 March 2018|
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Response from GermanPirate | Property representative |
Hello, no problem you can easily come by public bus to Valparaiso, I will pick you up at the bus station. Please look a t my website (you will find me be the nick name immediately) and send me an email. Best... More
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dog98
26 January 2018|
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Response from GermanPirate | Property representative |
Hello, we use normally Mercedes Sprinter or something similar, definitely with plenty of space and aire conditioning. The maximum group size should be twelve but the people shouldn't be in six different hotels. Especially... More
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