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City Tour in Punta Arenas

Follow in the footsteps of famous explorers as you travel through Punta Arenas, discovering the rich Antarctic history that infuses the very foundations of the city.

Book Antarctic History Private City Tour in Punta Arenas


Explore the places in Punta Arenas where Antarctic History was made.

Travel along the coast to a historic warehouse turned museum, where one-of-a-kind artifacts will introduce you to the fauna of the Strait. On the way back, look out for whales and dolphins at a forgotten pier which once welcomed Antarctic survivors back to the comforts of civilization.

Feel the creak of wooden decks beneath your feet and the sea wind on your face as you walk aboard life-sized recreations of famous ships. Peer behind the scenes at the lives of the men and women aboard the ships, who risked everything to brave the Strait of Magellan. 

Follow the trail of historic clues back to Punta Arenas’s downtown core, discovering the Antarctic History that surrounds the city.

Finish your tour with tapas and tastings of local traditional food with a gourmet twist, paired with a tasting of locally made beer, cocktails, or fresh juices.

Duration: 4 hours

Walking Distance: 2.5 km (1.5 mi)

Elevation Gain: 4 Flights of Stairs

Private Guide & Transportation

Free 24-Hour Cancellation

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Meet the Wildlife of the Strait at Museo Rio Secco

Get a unique look at life in the Strait at a little-known museum that uses innovative techniques to showcase the ways animals adapt to life in Patagonia’s forbidding sub-antarctic climate.


Explore Historic Ship Recreations at the Museo Nao Victoria

Walk aboard lifesized recreations of ships that changed the history of the Southern Hemisphere, Antarctica, and the world.

Tour the Plaza de Armas

Learn how the beautiful Neoclassical buildings that decorate Punta Arenas' downtown have played a role in Antarctic History 

See the Punta Arenas Municipal Cemetery 

Visit the final resting places of some of Patagonia’s great Southern and Antarctic explorers in Punta Arenas’ Municipal Cemetery, and learn how the people here keep their legacies alive today.


Feast on Local Flavours

While you explore, keep your energy level up with beloved local snacks provided to you by your guides. Finish your tour with a tasting platter of delicious regional foods and flavours prepared with a gourmet twist.

Toast Your Adventure with Local Beer or Wine

Accompany your tapas with a locally brewed beer, a glass of Chilean wine, a special regional cocktail, or some locally roasted coffee.


Explore with Experienced, Professional Guides

Our guides are trained professional interpreters with years of experience entertaining and educating curious travellers like you in Patagonia.

What's Included

  • Lunch

  • Snacks

  • Drinks (Alcohol, Juice, Coffee, or Soda)

  • Private Guide

  • Private Transportation

  • Entrance Fees

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