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Tailor-made private tours in Valparaiso and its surrounds off the beaten path and at your own pace.
Avenidas Marina 821, Valparaiso, Chile
+56 9 9948 2504
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mike gave us a thoroughly entertaining, informative and detailed walking day tour of Santiago. I would recommend Mike to anyone who would like a personal guided tour of Santiago.

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Michael did a tour for us from Valparaiso to Santiago. It was an amazing day! We saw some sights in Valparaiso, a beautiful Pacific beach before having lunch in a gorgeous fishing town. The food was excellent and with Michael’s extensive knowledge we got there...More

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Reviewed March 28, 2018

We were flying into Santiago in order to catch a cruise ship out of Valparaiso. Our flight was a red-eye arriving in the morning and we wanted a tour from the airport to our hotel. Michael was recommended to us and it turned out exactly...More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed March 24, 2018

Even though our flight had arrived early Michael was waiting for us at the Santiago airport for our tour/transfer to Valparaiso. We drove through the beautiful Casa Blanca Valley and stopped at 3 different wineries and a fabulous wine and local produce store. The country...More

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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

If you are thinking of visiting Valparaíso, do yourself a favour and contact Michael to organise a personalised walking tour. He is a fountain of information about the city, its history, architecture and business. He can share many historical pictures, which give added depth to...More

Thank Bodhimind
Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

My mother and I took a tour of Valparaiso with Michael after finding out about him online. I rarely do organised sightseeing but made the booking as I was traveling with my 78 year old mother. Michael’s tour was just perfect. We got to see...More

Thank Kirsten B
Reviewed March 9, 2018

We used the services of Michael Arnold for a transfer and tour from Santiago to Valparaiso and for a tour of Valpo, and the next day for a tour of Vina del Mar and transfer from Valpo to San Antonio to board our cruise. Michael...More

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Reviewed February 11, 2018

I asked several organisations for a two day tour, one day Santiago and a transfer to the ship. Via Cruise Critics I found "The german Pirate" and we made a good choice. Communication was easy and fast. Arrangements were made efficiently. The first day we...More

Thank MRonM
Reviewed January 28, 2018

We spent a day in Valparaiso after our cruise. Boris was our wonderful tour guide. He was friendly, knowledgeable, and his English was perfect. In his introduction, he said he wanted to give us an authentic experience of Valparaiso, and he defindelivered. He took us...More

Thank Sophia C
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

Prior to the pickup tour/ transfer to the Port of San Antonio, communication with Michael was outstanding. The breakdown occurred after our pickup in Santiago. We were all staying at different hotels and apparently some of the earlier pickups dictated our itinerary. For lunch, our...More

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September 27, 2018|
Response from Mountainviewers | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Mike the German Pirate has a website. I would ask him directly. I’m sure he would have plenty of suggestions as Valparaíso is his specialty as are the surrounding vineyards.
April 16, 2018|
Response from GermanPirate | Property representative |
Hello there, please google my website and send me directly an inquiry. This is much better to comunicate. I am sure we can arrange something designed after your needs and interests, Best regards, Michael, The German Pirate... More
March 28, 2018|
Response from GermanPirate | Property representative |
Hello, no problem you can easily come by public bus to Valparaiso, I will pick you up at the bus station. Please look a t my website (you will find me be the nick name immediately) and send me an email. Best... More