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  3. Strait of Magellan Park

Punta Arenas: Strait of Magellan Park and Bulnes Fort

Product ID: 306253
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Discover the Strait of Magellan Park that embodies 100 years of local natural and cultural heritage conservation. See two historical monuments and archaeological sites that mark the arrival of humankind several thousand years ago.
About this activity
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Duration 5 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Booklets
Spanish, English

Pickup included

From your hotel or accommodation in Punta Arenas.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the beautiful architecture of the Bulnes Fort
  • Be amazed at the Museum of the Strait
  • Take in panoramic views of the Strait of Magellan
  • Visit the geographic milestone that marks the center of Chile
Full description
Following a pickup from your hotel in Punta Arenas, depart to Bulnes Fort, a Chilean fort located by the Strait of Magellan, 62 km south of Punta Arenas. Travel along Route 9, known as the "end of the continental roads", which borders the Strait of Magellan to the south.  

During the trip you will appreciate Dawson Island, located 14 km off the continental edge, and the Cordillera Darwin mountain range on the island of Tierra del Fuego. Pass by natural landscapes with lengas and coigue forests as well as numerous bird species and marine fauna in the region.

Upon arrival at the Strait of Magellan Park, visit the Museum of the Strait that displays a modern exhibit using science and art to explain the territory’s formation process, the different life forms that constitute the strait's habitats, and the history of human presence in this part of the world.

Next, move on to the Bulnes Fort site, originally founded in 1843, this was the first Chilean settlement and later led to the establishment of the city of Punta Arenas. Finally, the last stop before returning to Punta Arenas will be at the geographic milestone that indicates the center of Chile where you’ll get a great picture to end the tour.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fee at Bulnes Fort
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Credit card
  • Cash
Not allowed
  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)
Know before you go
• A fee of $16.000 CLP per person is payable on the day to enter Bulnes Fort
• This tour will take place rain, snow, or shine

From US$ 23 per person

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Product ID: 306253