Punta Arenas Classic City Tour Including Nao Victoria Museum

Cultural & Theme Tours in Chile
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Tour description

Take this cultural and historic Punta Arenas classic city tour. We'll discover the main city cultural attractions with a full explanation provided by our bilingual English & Spanish speaking guide. After that we'll visit the Nao Victoria Museum were we'll find ship, weapons, navigation tools replicas as well as old copies of documents and book related to ships replicas.

Discover the special charm of this extreme city, which is formed along the Strait of Magellan with the contribution of different cultures leaving a valuable historical and cultural heritage with traditions that remains up to now days. Its population belongs mostly from Croatian, Spanish, Italians, Germans, British immigrants and families coming from Chiloe Island in southern Chile. Today Punta Arenas has a population of approximately 125,000 habitats. Our tour begins with a visit to Mirador Hill, where we can enjoy a panoramic view of the city and the Strait of Magellan. Along with this, we will cross the main streets and avenues observing different monuments. We will leave the town heading north bound to Nao Victoria Museum, which offers visitors the experience of interacting with replicas of the boats that contributed with the discovery of the area, colonization of the territory and have significant heritage and history for the Region of Magallanes and Chilean Antarctica. In the construction of the replicas, traditional carpentry techniques were use. The main collection of the museum are real size replicas from the historical boats exhibited along the Strait of Magellan. These are: The Nao Victoria, James Caird and Goleta Ancud. We we'll also observe ancient navigation replicas of weapons and tools, copies of documents and books relating to historic ships and an outdoor carpentry workshop.

What's included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Punta Arenas hotels
  • Transportation insurance
  • Bilingual guide (English & Spanish)
  • Entry/Admission - Nao Victoria Museo

What's not included

  • Airport and Port pickup
  • Meals and beverages not specified on the Itinerary
  • Optional Gratuities

Highlights

  • Hotel pickup included
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Great overview and orientation of the city