Penguins and Highlights of Punta Arenas

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Tour Number

Activity Level

160136


Categories

Shore Excursion, Nature and Wildlife, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. For larger groups a customized tour has to be requested.

Friendly: Yes.
In Magdalena Island there is a trail that will lead you to a very basic lighthouse museum if you can not walk on trails easily you might go out of the boat sit in one of the seats available and you will be inmediately be surrounded by thousand of Magellanic Penguins. Then not need to go on the trail.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Spanish (fluent)

Full day Tour in Punta Arenas and the surroundings


City Tour in Punta Arenas (2 1/2 hours)
Punta Arenas with a population of 135. 000 inhabitants is the capital city of the Region known as Magallanes after the Strait. The most spectacular places to visit are doubtless the Mirador Cross Hill, the Museums, the cementery of the city where we can find perfect avenues of cipress trees and also mausoleums showing part of the history of Punta Arenas, which was the first city in Chile to have electricity as well as telephone service due to all the European inmigrants who migrated to this, the southernmost city in the world, attracted by the wide range of economic activities once offered by the chilean government.

Penguin colony at Magdalena Island (4 hours)
Every year, thousands of Magellanic Penguins return to this colony in Magdalena Island, to nest and breed their chicks until the end of the summer season when the young ones are ready to swim on their own and mature enough to start the long journey back to northern areas with their parents

Itinerary

It is a 7 hours tour with a break for lunch in between.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Customers will be met at the dock or airport of Punta Arenas.

End location: Drop off at the dock in Punta Arenas/airport or hotel as required by the customer.

Duration: 7 hours

This is a 7 hours full day tour. Time for a break for a nice local meal is also considered.

Transportation

Van for 4 people. 2007 model air conditiones, modern.
Please inquire for larger groups.

What’s Included

Private transfer from the pier to the boats office
Private transfer for the city tour
Private transfer to the pier where the boat trip starts from.
Boat tickets
Coffee is complimentary on board
English Speaking guide on board for the tour to Magdalena (not me they have their own)
English Speaking guide for the city tour
Entrance fee to the Reserve
Entrance fee in museums and the cementery in Punta Arenas
For larger groups please send a message and I will be very happy to quote a larger van for you. Even for 46 pax coaches or German, French, Italian, Russian, Portuguese speaking guides upon request.

A Recent Review of this tour

Maritza was a great tour guide. As I was preparing to book this excursion, she was willing to answer all my questions in a quick and timely manner. Once she picked us up, she gave us a great tour of the Punta Arenas and told us lots about the city. She explained everything about the day and so we were well prepared. We wanted to purchase some very specific items and Maritza helped us to find them.
Valerie Cant

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