Things To Do in Punta Arenas & Port of Punta Arenas Terminal Layover Ideas
Things to do in Punta Arenas if you have a Port of Punta Arenas Terminal Layover or Extended Port of Punta Arenas Terminal Stopover
If you have an extended layover at the Port of Punta Arenas Terminal or staying in town, why not consider getting out with some fun activities? We list a few here and there are many more on Punta-Arenas.LayoverIdeas.com
6 hoursPriced From:
USD 95.00<p>Relive history with this full day tour by land of the historical city of Punta Arenas and see for yourself the reconstruction of the first Chilean settlement, Fort Bulnes. Your expert guide will take you back in time and teach about the influential people who helped build the city from the ground up. Learn about the first to roam this part of the earth and to whom we owe the famous name 'Patagonia' in the Maggiorino Borgatello Museum. Visit the Plaza Munoz Gamero and visit key landmarks including the chance to rub 'the indian's foot' for good luck. A few blocks from the Plaza you will visit the beautiful Magallanes Regional Museum. You will also get a chance to visit the 'Nao Victoria Museum' and interact with replicas of historical ships including the first ship to circumnavigate the world, 'Victoria.' To finalize the tour you will stroll through one of the most beautiful cemetery's in the world named after the person who donated the funds to build it 'Sara Braun.' </p>... Read More
4 hoursPriced From:
USD 140.00Enjoy a day of sightseeing and a historical tour. It's just you, your companions, and your personal guide and driver for this wonderful 4 hours tour of all major attractions in the city of Punta Arenas. This tour will take you to <em>Cerro Mirador La Cruz, </em>where you can get a fantastic panoramic view of all the city. You will also visit the main square (Muñoz Gamero Square) surrounded by ancient mansions, the Cathedral, the Archaelogical Museum, and to one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the world.<br />... Read More
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 174.00
While in port, visit Fort Bulnes on this 4-hour shore excursion from Punta Arenas. See Chile's first settlement – an abandoned site built in 1843 and restored a century later. Learn about the fort's unique construction and its historical importance as you walk around with your guide. Enjoy spectacular views of the Strait of Magellan while you explore the barracks, chapel, log cabins and more!
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 125.00
While in port in Punta Arenas, see the city's historical highlights on this 2-hour shore excursion. Take in sweeping views of the Strait of Magellan from Cerro Mirador and visit the city's historical cemetery to admire the elaborate tombs. At the Regional Salesian Museum you'll learn about the indigenous people who inhabited Patagonia, and enjoy a tour of the Magallanes Regional Museum in the Braun-Menendez Palace.
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 169.00
From the Punta Arenas cruise port, visit Otway Sound Penguin Colony (Pingüinera de Seno Otway) on this 3.5-hour shore excursion. Walk around the penguin preserve and watch Magellan penguins return to shore from the sea. You'll enjoy observing the behavior of these unique birds at their nesting sites, where both males and females return each year to raise their young!
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 133.40
Sail through the Magellan Strait to Isla Magdalena and Isla Marta, both of them form the Natural Monument Los Pinguinos, which protects more than 120,000 penguins and also a small colony of sea lions.
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