Punta del Este & Arboretum Lussich Forest Shore Excursion

Tour Number

Activity Level



First Time Visitor, Hiking and Walking, Nature and Wildlife, Shore Excursion


Kid Friendly: Yes. This tour is suitable for children as long as they are supervised by a parent.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3



English (advanced), Portuguese (conversational), Spanish (fluent)

Enjoy the beauty of Punta & the mystique of Arboretum Lussich Forest

On this tour, we will visit Punta's highlights and also the mytic Arboretum Lussich Forest.

I will share interesting historical, cultural, geographical and architectonic background info.

We will start by visiting the most important places in the city and then we will take the ocean-side road, arriving to the little seaside town of La Barra.

Back to the west side, after a drive through the Mansa beach we will get to one of the best landscape view points of Uruguay: "Punta Ballena", a rocky point from where we can have a great perspective of the "peninsula", "Casa Pueblo" and the River Plate natural beaches.

Going ahead with our tour we will visit the Arboretum Lussich Forest mystique trails and museum
surrounded by leafy and historic forest. If you love nature, you will surely be amazed by its energy and history!

All my tours are private and customizable to your needs and preferences.


The itinerary is flexible to fit your interests.
Find in this list a suggestion of places to find all that you can do.

• Punta del Este Yacht Port
• Salinas Point
• Church and Lighthouse
• Emir Beach, The Candelaria Virgin and the Lujan shipwreck, The Hand Sculpture
• Brava Beach, Beverly Hills, San Rafael
• "Boca de la Barra" and Maldonado stream
• Wavy Bridge
• La Barra Seaside Town / Manantiales Seaside Town: Bikini Beach
• Mansa Beach
• Punta Ballena: CasaPueblo (optional / under availability)
• Arboretum Lussich (under availability)

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: For cruise travelers: I will meet you at La Pastora Pier or Punta del Este Yacht Port pier.

Other travelers: I can pick you up where you prefer such as your Hotel or where it is more convenient for you in Punta del Este.

End location: Back to the cruise tender pier; or
Back to your hotel or agreed upon location in Punta del Este.

Duration: 5 hours 30 min.

Traffic or extreme weather conditions could affect the tour duration.


5-seater, air conditioned Nissan Tiida Hatchback

What’s Included

Other: My services as your personal tour guide
Transportation by modern, air conditioned vehicle
A bottle of water per traveler

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1500 UYP - Optional entrance fee to Casapueblo (museum).
A regular meal is USD 25 to USD 45 ( UYP 700 to UYP 1250) depending on your choices.
Credit cards are commonly accepted.
Exchange rate: USD1 = UYP 29 (approximately)

What’s Extra

Other: Shopping, souvenirs, snacks, and restaurant meals (all optional)

This tour is designed for up to 3 travelers. If your group is larger, please contact me for details and a quote.


My car can fit up to 2 people comfortably. Please inquire for larger groups.

The port has parking restricted areas so passengers may have to walk about 3 to 4 blocks to the car/van.

Private tour guide Ximena

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

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