Punta del Este private Shore Excursion Tour


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Activity Level



Shore Excursion, Nature and Wildlife, First Time Visitor, City


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Cruise passengers arriving at Montevideo and Punta del Este: these ports have restricted areas. So passengers will have to walk about 3 to 4 blocks to the car/van/minibus.

If any passenger has walking limitations, please advise.

Maximum travelers: 8



Spanish (fluent), Portuguese (fluent), German (basic), French (basic), English (fluent)

4 hours exploring this fabulous South American famous worldwide resort. Also tours from Montevideo for the day

Punta del Este, "the Monaco of South America" is the eastern peninsula separating the Atlantic Ocean from the River Plate, known worldwide as a resort area with miles of beautiful beaches, natural attractions, luxury hotels and restaurants, glittery nightlife, casinos and an upscale population.

Located less than two hours from Montevideo, it offers fantastic beaches, popular for its many water sports.

Charming neighborhoods as San Rafael, Beverly Hills, Cantegril and attractive shops around Gorlero main St.

Eating in Punta is a great experience, from "pizzerias, to parrilla grill meat restaurants (steak houses), special seafood or international restaurants. After the tour you may taste our food at nearby pier restaurants.

We visit Punta Ballena , Casapueblo location, the Dedos ("fingers"), statue in the sand, the Wavy Bridges and more.

We'll share and enjoy a memorable and exciting visit!


Cruise passengers arriving in Punta del Este will meet you at La Pastora Pier or Punta del Este Yacht Port pier. The van cannot park next to the pier.

Depending on weather, in case of changes, please send by Internet (TBL web page) a message to me. Or contact me by phone.

On our way to Punta del Este we'll see Montevideo Old City and coastline highlights, taking then the highway to Punta.
Gorgeous Punta Ballena and Portezuelo views
Mansa ("Calm") river beach and spectacular buildings facing the sea.
Gorlero main street and fashion shops
Punta del Este Yacht Port
Promenade Peninsula's tip.

Brava ("Brave") oceanic beach with its promenade ringing the beach.
Famous statue "The Hand" emerging from the sand with its several stories.
Exclusive upscale neighborhoods

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I meet you at the Terminal where the tender brings you ashore if you are cruisers, at your hotel lobby, at the Bus Terminal or where you indicate at the time of your scheduled arrival.

If you are cruisers: we'll meet at the Punta del Este Yacht Port or La Pastora, depending where your cruise's tender leaves you ashore. I will be waiting for you holding a sign with your name. If you don't see me, please give me a personal call.

MEETING TIME: Please be aware of Uruguay's local time

CRUISE SHIP in Punta del Este

Depending on date and ship, you may get off at La Pastora pier or at the Yacht Port pier. Depending on weather, in case of changes, please send me a message to my TBL web page or better, contact me via phone.

End location: Will be at the same place where I met you

Duration: 4 hours


The duration and itinerary of this tour might be affected if the cruise docks later for some reason.

Depending on weather, in case of changes, please send to me a message through my TBL web page, or better, give me a personal call.

Tour duration out of season as there is less traffic, all highlights may be seen in a shorter time.


Regarding the number of passengers, it might be a modern car, a Hyundai H1 or a Mercedes Sprinter Van.

What’s Included


Please ask price if you wish to be transferred from Montevideo

Estimated Local Cash Needed

600 URU - This is around 30 USD per person for lunch
in a restaurant, if you would like to taste some
typical Uruguayan food. There are many Money Exchange Shops where you can change dollars or euros. ATM machines everywhere, you can get dollars or local money.

What’s Extra

Transfers to and from the International Carrasco Airport.

Shopping, souvenirs, snacks, and restaurant meals.
Museums and special buildings visits (entry fees from 1 to 3 USD)

A Recent Review of this tour

Michelle was a great guide and very knowledgeable , we would recommend her highly. Jim and Christine Wideman
Jim Wideman

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