Tour To Fuerte Bulnes In Punta Arenas

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Highlights of Fort Bulnes Tour, Estrecho Park

We invite you to Through this tour let`s get to know El Fuerte Bulnes, built in 1843 during the government of Manuel Bulnes, later abandoned and again rebuilt between 1941 and 1943. This fort has become a An obligatory walk, since it was the first Chilean settlement in the territory and gave rise to for the foundation of Punta Arenas.

 

The route borders the mythical Strait of Magellan, where it is possible to see a large number of sea birds such as oystercatchers, wild geese, several species of ducks, cormorants, and in a lucky day, maybe, dolphins and sea lions.

 

The Park is It is located 52 km south of the city of Punta Arenas and it is They can carry out various activities.

 

We can choose explore this fort through thistour half day, where we can visit the chapel, the prison, the cannon court, the stables, the dining rooms, all built in wood native with ax blows.

 

Join us, and Let`s get to know this must-see Magellan together!


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STARTS
PUNTA ARENAS (CL)
- Pick Up: Central hotels.
09.00 hrs. Subject to reconfirmation.
ENDS
- Drop Off: Central hotels.
2:00 p.m. Subject to reconfirmation.
DURATION
5 Hours
FREQUENCY
Everyday
SEASON
September - April
INCLUDED
- Regular Option: Transportation + Driver in Spanish + Entrance + Self-guided inside the Park.
- Private Option 1: Transportation + Driver/Guide in Spanish + Entrance.
- Private Option 2: Transportation + English Guide + Entrance.
NOT INCLUDED
- Unspecified drinks or meals.
- Tips or extras not specified.
PHYSICAL REQS.
- Does not require special physical conditions.
- Short walks within the tour.
DIFFICULTY
Low
WHAT TO BRING?
- Comfortable clothes.
- Coat Jacket.
- Waterproof in Winter.
- Gloves.
- Walking shoes.
- Cap.
- Sunglasses.
- Sunscreen.
- Water.
DESTINATIONS
Punta Arenas (CL)
OTHER
- The pickup time will be confirmed 24 hours before the tour.
- Excursion subject to weather conditions.
- In winter season excursion only in Private.

Details of Day Tours

Early We will leave from our hotel to begin our adventure today. We will drive for about 52 kilometers towards the South, to reach the Park Strait of Magellan National "Fuerte Bulnes", built in 1843 during the government of Manuel Bulnes, this was the first Chilean settlement of the territory and gave rise to the founding of Punta Arenas Punta Arenas.

 

The route begins bordering the mythical Strait of Magellan, where it is possible to see a large number of birds marine species such as oystercatchers, wild geese, several species of ducks, and the most famous in Patagonia the cormorants, and if we are a little lucky maybe, dolphins and sea lions.

 

Upon arriving at the Park, Located in the highest part we will find the Museum which houses a modern multimedia exhibition that through art and science explains the processes of formation of the territory, the ways of life that they inhabit and the history of human presence in this part of the world. Account with a large terrace where you can appreciate the immensity of the Strait and see Puerto del Hambre, a historical monument,

 

Then having been abandoned for many years, the Fuerte Bulnes was rebuilt between 1941 and 1943, and has been for years a«must see» for the inhabitants of the Strait of Magellan. Originally founded in 1843, it was the first Chilean settlement of the territory and gave rise to the founding of the city of Punta Arenas 5 years later. Currently it is a National Historical Monument.

 

We will also find in this Park theWind Forest Trail. This trail begins at the O`Higgins Lighthouse (located behind Fort Bulnes) and crosses a forest of Coihues de Magallanesthat grows perpendicularly due to the force of the prevailing wind. The path leads to the Mirador del Estrecho, from where you can see the passage of boats, birds, dolphins and whales.

 

Another of the trails What we can find in the Park is the Trail de la Costa, this runs through the forests and rocks around the Fort a through three strategically located viewpoints that allow views unrivaled views of the surrounding landscape.

 

And finally we will find the Port of Hunger, The King Don Felipe City, was founded in 1584 by Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa on behalf of the Spanish crown in order to take possession and colonization of the Strait of Magellan.

 

This experience in Fuerte Bulnes is a unique opportunity to learn about the history and importance of this place in exploration and colonization of the extreme south of Chile. Furthermore, it allows us to enjoy the beautiful coastal views and learn about the region`s rich cultural heritage of Magellan and Chilean Antarctica.

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Amazing tour in Punta Arenas
11/08/2019
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We visited Punta Arenas where we had a great time. We recommend the tour . It´s a must!

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If you are visiting Punta Arenas, consider the tour . We had a really great time!

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Rates of Fort Bulnes Tour, Estrecho Park in Punta Arenas

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Private Service in Spanish

- Private Driver/Guide Service in Spanish. - Operates all year round, subject to weather conditions.

Starts: 09:00 Hs
Duration: 5 HS
Operates: Everyday
Offered in: Español

From: USD $125

Price for 1 adult: USD $206

Private Service with English Guide

- Private Driver + Guide Service in English. - Operates all year round, subject to weather conditions.

Starts: 09:00 Hs
Duration: 5 HS
Operates: Everyday
Offered in: Español English

From: USD $172

Price for 1 adult: USD $314

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