Antarctic History Private City Tour

4 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 3 hr

Explore the history of exploration in the world's southern extremes on this unique city tour in Punta Arenas- the main jumping-off point to Antarctica. See historic sites where Ernest Shackleton, Otto Nordenskold, Roald Amundsen and other heroes came during their missions to conquer the White Continent. Visit replicas of some of the famous ships that sailed these waters on quests to find new worlds, new life, and new hope. Finish with drinks in the Bar Shackleton to watch real footage of Ernest Shackleton's famously ill-fated expedition before being taken back to your drop-off destination of choice to continue your own Southern adventure.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Indomita Adventures Patagonia

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Nao Victoria Museo

Take a step back in time as you board life-sized recreations of the ships of famous Southern explorers Magellan and Darwin, as well as the famous lifeboat that was the sole salvation of Ernest Shackleton and his crew.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Plaza Munoz Gamero

Visit Punta Arenas' historic plaza to learn about the role that the city played in the history of the exploration and study of the world's southernmost regions.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Teatro Municipal

See the theatre where Frank Hurley's famous images of the Shackleton expedition were first premiered to the world.

Stop At: Costanera de Punta Arenas

Walk along the shore of the Strait of Magellan to learn about the explorers that sailed through her, and the integral role played by these waters in the explorations of Antarctica and the South.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Palacio Sara Braun

Finish the tour with a drink in the Bar Shackleton, located in the beautiful historic Palacio Braun Noguiera. Watch some of Hurley's original footage from Shackleton's expedition play out on the surrounding screens while you relax and enjoy your refreshment.

Duration: 20 minutes
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