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DARK HISTORY
City Tour in Punta Arenas

Take a romp through Patagonia's scandalous past as you tour historic sites of the true crimes, bloody rebellions, and unsolved mysteries that haunt Punta Arenas to this day.

Description

Take a look behind the scenes to discover Patagonia’s dark side as you journey through the history of Punta Arenas.

 

Walk through historic neighbourhoods as you learn about the scandalous crimes- some still unsolved- that have rocked the city to its core.

 

Get a taste of the cold loneliness and cramped discomfort endured by early sailors, and learn about the dark deeds done by those who sought to conquer the Strait of Magellan.

 

Explore the home of Punta Arenas’ most important power couple to discover the secrets hidden behind the polished mahogany and smooth Italian marble of their Palacio. Learn about the dark dealings of Patagonia’s elite, and the true cost of success in the Strait of Magellan. 

 

Discover Patagonia’s close relationship with death as you tour its famous municipal cemetery.  Walk through rows of quiet graves and majestic masoleums on you way to visit notorious characters and learn how their legends live on to this day.

 

Finish your journey with tapas and a toast to Patagonia’s tawdry history at a top local restaurant, where regional foods are served with a gourmet twist!

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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Book Punta Arenas Dark History Tour

Highlights

Visit the Cerro de la Cruz

Stop at the most famous viewpoint in Punta Arenas and learn the dark story behind the cross that this hill is named for.

Delve into Stories of True Crime in Patagonia

Walk through historic neighbourhoods as you learn about the scandalous crimes- some still unsolved- that have rocked the city to its core.

Tour the Palacio Braun-Nogueira

Walk through the home of Punta Arenas’ most important power couple to discover the secrets hidden behind the polished mahogany and smooth Italian marble of their Palacio. Learn about the dark dealings of Patagonia’s elite, and the true cost of success in the Strait of Magellan. 

 

Explore the Punta Arenas Municipal Cemetery

Discover Patagonia’s close relationship with death as you tour its famous municipal cemetery.  Walk through rows of quiet graves and majestic mausoleums on your way to visit notorious characters and learn how their legends live on to this day.

 

Walk Aboard Famous Ships at the Museo Nao Victoria

Venture below decks aboard life-sized recreations of historic ships. Get a taste of the cold loneliness and cramped discomfort endured by early sailors, and learn about the dark deeds done by those who sought to conquer the Strait of Magellan.

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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