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

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • 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 comi.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Cruise port or your hotel in Punta Arenas
  • Return Details :
    Tour ends with drop-off at your hotel or the cruise port

Overview

Relive history with an exploration of the Punta Arenas city on a day tour from the cruise port or your hotel. Select from 3-hour and 6-hour options at booking. (6-hour option includes a trip to the first Chilean settlement, Fort Bulnes). Your guide will bring you between the sites and tell you about the influential people who built the city. Visit the Maggiorino Borgatello Museum, Magallanes Regional Museum, and theNao Victoria Museum, where you can interact with replicas of historical ships, including the first ship to circumnavigate the world, Victoria. At the Plaza Munoz Gamero, you'll see key landmarks and have a chance to rub "the Indian's foot" for good luck. Tour includes round-trip transportation and is led by a multi-lingual guide.

Highlights

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Step back in time on a history tour

Know More about this tour

Enjoy complimentary pickup and drop-off to and from your hotel or cruise port in Punta Arenas. If the 6-hour option is selected, you'll be driven approximately 37 miles (60 km) to the historic site of Fort Bulnes, where youll embark on a tour through Chiles first settlement on the rocky hill at Punta Santa Ana. After this, you'll be brought back to the city to begin the city tour.

First visit Museum Nao Victoria. Here, youcan 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 traveled the Strait of Magellan. Here youll find weapons, navigation tools, and copies of historical documents.Then head to a beautiful restaurant located inthe city and enjoy a southern Chilean lunch with delicious Chilean wine or beer (own expense).

After lunch, travel to Cerro de La Cruz (La Cruz Hill) to get a perfect view of the entire city. After this, stop at the Plaza Muoz Gamero to view key landmarks and monuments including the statue of "The Indian," where tourists go and rub the foot for good luck. Just two blocks from the Plaza, find the Magallanes Regional Museum (Braun-Menendez Palace), one of the citys former mansions, built in 1903. This historical city tour also includes a visit to Maggiorino Borgatello Salesian Museum. Here, you will have a chance to learn about the cultural heritage of the area. This museum displays a varied collection of flora and fauna which can be found in Magallane's region as well as craft-works that belonged to Yaganes, Onas, and Alacalufes.

Before finalizing the tour, head to theSara Braun Cemetery. This cemetery was ranked as one of the most beautiful in the world by CNN, and you can see for yourself its fascinating tombs. Your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel or the cruise port.

Inclusions

  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Local bilingual guide
  • Transport by private vehicle

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees (approximately 34 USD)
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Lunch
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

Minimum age is 18

Not wheelchair accessible

It is recommended to wear warm clothes and comfortable shoes