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Michael the German Pirate

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Address: Avenidas Marina 821, Valparaiso, Chile
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+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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Excellent tour!!!

I had the pleasure of doing a walking tour with my family with Boris who works for Michael the german pirate. We did a walking tour of Valparaiso and it was fantastic. Boris... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
awaling
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the pleasure of doing a walking tour with my family with Boris who works for Michael the german pirate. We did a walking tour of Valparaiso and it was fantastic. Boris took us to all these beautiful little areas, hidden gems we wouldn't have found on our own and did a great job of explaining the area and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted a transfer from Santiago to Valparaiso before our cruise with some stops along the way for sightseeing. Boris was our assigned guide, in part because he lives in and is so passionate about Valparaiso. He is a character himself, has his own cookbook which we've since ordered from the large global online shopping site, and really goes out... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017

We requested a tour guide to show us highlights of Valparaiso and Vina del Mar, to tour the wine country and do lunch enroute to Santiago, to drop one couple off at a Santiago hotel and take the second couple to the Santiago airport. Our tour guide, Boris, was exceptional!! We were picked up at the port of Valparaiso after... More 

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Saint Leonard, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

The culmination of a three week trip through South America brought us to Valparaiso with our two traveling companions. We were headed out of the airport at Santiago late that evening and our friends were overnighting in Santiago. I contacted Michael the German Pirate based on trip advisor reviews and sought his assistance in seeing the area and getting to... More 

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Toronto
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

This was to be a post cruise tour of Valpariso,, Vina,Wine country and drop off in .Santago.There were two groups of 8 people and obviously a lot of heavy luggage.We were told to meet on board so that we could get to the terminal bldg together where Michael would be waiting The plan was that 8 of us would go... More 

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Annapolis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

Our cruise ended in Valparaiso and after a day or so we made plans for Michael the German Pirate to take the two of us on a full day tour of the area, ending at the Santiago airport. Michael was quick to respond to my emails and arrived right on time at our Valparaiso hotel to pick us up. His... More 

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Bella Vista, Arkansas
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016

Luis from The German Pirate met us in Valparaiso when we left the cruise ship as planned. We had a great day touring Valparaiso, Vina del Mar and Santiago. Luis is very knowledgeable about Chile, Valparaiso and the area around Santiago. We had 9 people on the tour and the vehicle that was used was very nice and accommodated us... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016

Michael met us at our ship disembarkation and took four of us on a driving and walking tour from Valparaiso right to our hotel in Santiago. Michael is very knowledgable about the local culture and highlights. His van and driver were also in fine condition and very pleasant. Unlike some previous private tours whereby the guide seems intent on providing... More 

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Thank Robert C
Australia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

Michael was very responsive to all email communications. Booking and planning the tour was easy. On the day of our tour Boris arrived at our hotel. At first I was disappointed that it was not Michael as he is the one I had read the reviews about, however we could not have wish for a better day. Boris was an... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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40 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

I reached out a few months ago to Michael about doing an airport transfer and tour. Michael himself wasn't available but arranged for us to have Boris. Boris was fantastic. We are a family of 5 ( 3 kids ages 8, 10 and 11). Boris was great with the kids and we got to see so much. A great stop... More 

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