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Michael the German Pirate

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Address: Avenidas Marina 821, Valparaiso, Chile
Phone Number: +56 9 9948 2504
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Tailor-made private tours in Valparaiso and its surrounds off the beaten...

Tailor-made private tours in Valparaiso and its surrounds off the beaten path and at your own pace.

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2 great days with the German Pirate

My husband and I arranged for a private transfer with Michael, the German Pirate, from Santiago to Valparaiso two days in advance of a cruise. We wanted to tour between the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Angola, Indiana
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Angola, Indiana
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I arranged for a private transfer with Michael, the German Pirate, from Santiago to Valparaiso two days in advance of a cruise. We wanted to tour between the cities on the transfer day, and then tour Valparaiso. For a very reasonable amount (compared to the cruise ship), He picked us up at the San. airport, took us... More 

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London, Uni
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Michael was a great tour guide and he also helped organise a few things for us including a place for NYE and a great cooking course with Boris (highly reccommend). The tour was flexible to what we wanted to do & see. We really enjoyed all the history, and saw a lot of valpariso which we would have otherwise totally... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I contacted Michael to see if he could arrange a tour for our small group . He was so prompt in responding and could not have been more helpful with his suggestions. Unfortunately, he was fully booked for the day that I requested but told me that his friend would do the tour for us. Initially I was reluctant ,... More 

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Oakland, California
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52 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a great day with Boris, who showed us many facets of this unique and beautiful city. Boris not only showed us the sites but also shared his insights on what it is like to live in Valpo. This is the kind of tour that only a local can give. We liked the fact that Boris took us to... More 

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El Paso, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Michael was on time waiting for us and even helped out one of our group retrieve a lost bag. PERFECT

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Michael seems to be the popular guide, and at first, it is fully booked by cruise guests. Until last minute, I was confirmed there would be availability which I consented to join. Upon arrival, I called Michael for specific time and was told 1pm. However, it was changed to 2pm to accommodate for another couple's time and I had to... More 

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Thank Richard R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

I connected with Michael a few weeks before my boyfriend and I left for our 2 week Chilean vacation. Michael gathered our interests via email and put together a lovely day-long combination trip showing us Valparaiso and the Casablanca wine valley. Michael met us at our hostel at 10 AM and showed is around Valparaiso for a few hours. During... More 

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Thank Ellina K
Sacramento, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

We had a wonderful day with Michael and his assistant Boris. They are both very personable and can show you so much of this amazing city. Places you would never otherwise see are accessible thru them. Plan a day with Michael or Boris and you won't be disappointed. You will come away loving Valparaiso. Ask about Boris' cooking classes too.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

we spent a day with Michael and throughly enjoied his narrative and knoledge of the city. We have visited places that otherwise we would never go to. We strongly recommend his services if you want a trully personal visit to Valparaiso.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Michael met us at the local bus station and tailored a full day tour to our group and what we expressed interest in seeing. His tour was funny, informative, and super interesting. He provided just the right mix of amusing anecdotes and city history that made our trip to Valpo one of a kind. He knows this complex and unique... More 

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