Punta Arenas, Chile Cruise Port

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lawoowoo says ...
Great tour to see penguins at island Magdalena
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About Punta Arenas, Chile

Punta Arenas is known as the southernmost city on Earth. It is in Chile, and overlooks the Strait of Magellan. The city's attractions include the Museo Salesiano de Mayonino Borgatello and the Centro Cultural Braun-Menendez. The former is a museum covering the region, and the latter provides a view of a local trading family. Be sure to visit the nearby penguin colony.

39 reviews and tips of Punta Arenas, Chile




ItaVero
Contributor Level: Captain

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
7+ cruises

Gateway to Chilean Patagonia. Be sure to book wildlife tours - penguins and seals/sea lion colonies. Optional tours to Antarctica are prohibitively expensive - but after all - for me this was a bucket-list trip.

Visited: Feb 15, 2017

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bigboofer
Contributor Level: Cruise Director

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
7+ cruises

No reason to stop other than having to stop after being in the Falklands.

Visited: Feb 18, 2015

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randy618
Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
7+ cruises

No need for city tours. Everything is within walking distance. There is information office at main square. Saw everything we wanted to in a few hours and spent another few hours at hotel restaurant next to Sara Braun Palace. Drinks were strong. Service, food and internet was good. Chile also has strange rules regarding ATM withdrawals. Maximum withdrawal we found was 200000 pesos and there is 5000 peso fee.

Visited: Feb 01, 2017

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