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Punta Arenas Cruise Reviews

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Punta Arenas is no longer the important stop on South America trade routes it once was, but the gateway to Chilean Patagonia still has some stuff to strut: a couple of penguin colonies, a trippy ...
ssbeagle
04/15
It was a tender port and the weather was deteriorating I didn't want to get soaked. We were going to walk ... Read more
Holly2
01/15
Large group took long bus ride to sheep ranch. Delayed arriving and overlapped with other groups so very ... Read more
Iowa cruiser
12/14
Tenders leave early to accommodate air tours to the interior, and one can report directly to the tender if ... Read more
Gagirl1014
02/14
Most undersold tour. It was a beautiful venue, the views were spectacular, food delicious, and service was ... Read more
off280
04/13
Not the prettiest part of Costa Rica, but we were able to rent a car from a neighboring hotel and had a nice ... Read more
Professor69
04/13
The train was uncomfortable as we rode thru the poverty of Costa Rica. Read more
Santorinigirl7
04/13
In Puerto Madryn, we took the Shore Excursions tour to Punta Tombo. We were met on the pier by a driver, ... Read more
cruiserchad
03/13
Nice scenery but not a lot in the town itself. A tender port fairly well organised. Read more
dasreiseteam
03/13
This is a tender port and it depends on the anchoring position of the ship whether you are close to the city ... Read more
madera1
03/13
We enjoyed touring the port on our own and seeing the town center as well as the ship replicas. Read more
smtcan
02/13
This was the least appealing port on our cruise. We had already seen Magellanic Penguins on a tour from ... Read more
redtag
02/13
Very poor tender dock. Nothing to see Read more
ottotoot1
02/13
Southernmost town in Chile. Would not want to live there in the winter. Read more
gogogranny
01/13
Our Penguin viewing trip to Magdalena island was cancelled.....no ferry service. Read more
fishfinger19
01/13
The journey from Punta Arenas through to Ushuaia was stunning, stay up late in all night light and see the ... Read more
big canoe
10/12
shared a van with others on the pier and it ended up being a nice 4 hour tour. fed white faced monkeys, saw ... Read more
FlipperGal
03/12
PUNTA ARENAS: With two other cc's, we opted to walk to Plaza de Armas with its famous Magellan statue, fine ... Read more
tlmoose
03/12
We took the "Drive to the End of the Road" tour to reach the southern end of the Panamerican Highway. (Our ... Read more
Evelyn Keating
03/12
We were lucky to visit Punta Arenas on a warm sunny day. Apparently they are quite rare. And that makes all ... Read more
Welmet
02/12
We took a Celebrity walking tour (strenuous) up into the hills and were rewarded with terrific views of the ... Read more
Denisern2
02/12
Great port and city. Hiking in the mountains, king crab for lunch. Great stop Read more
Mike Goodall
02/12
a nice stop with a good trip to Penguins and our first view of the Condor ...what a magnificent bird. Read more
johnherm
02/12
Private tour guide spoke no English and had only been in the area a few months. Saw very little Read more
falcon10156
01/12
Unfortunately, we were not able to land in Antarctica so we went to El Calafate, Argentina instead. It was ... Read more

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