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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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We scheduled with Michael to transport us to Santiago after disembarking from our cruise ship in Valparaiso. We scheduled the tour and transport with 4 other people who were also... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We scheduled with Michael to transport us to Santiago after disembarking from our cruise ship in Valparaiso. We scheduled the tour and transport with 4 other people who were also on our cruise. Michael facilitated our connection to coordinate our departure from the ship and all met together after quickly collecting our bags. We toured Valparaiso, Vina del Mar, stopped... More 

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We joined a couple of other couples for a great tour of Valparaiso and Viña. Michael gave us the precise tour we asked for and kept checking to make certain our expectations were met. He is a wealth of knowledge about Valparaiso, about street art, about its history, as well as Vina Del Mar and the wine country toward Santiago.... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our trip to Valparaiso would not have been the same without Michael, the German Pirate. My group of 4 first booked him for a private tour of the city and we had such a wonderful time we called him again 2 days later to take us to a fisherman's village and winery outside of the city. Michael was incredibly interesting,... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

We landed in Santiago in the early morning and MIchael was there to meet us as arranged. He first drove us to his apartment in Valparaiso, where we ditched our luggage for safety's sake and then spent the day exploring this amazing city. Loved the stops, hearing about the many places, seeing the street art and more. On the way... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We just got back from a tour with Michael which included drop off in Santiago. The day was a blast - we learned a ton about Valparaiso and the history of the area, saw great art and fat sea lions, and even toured the fish market. Michael was able to get us a tour that I was excited about, but... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

They pick us up at cruise ship and took 5 of us on great tour of Valpo , then to a winery on the way to Santiago. Took my wife and I to our hotel and the others to the airport. Highly recommend this!

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

4 couples had time from Valparaiso to see the wine country and also to visit the old part of valparaiso, so Michael took us. He and driver were there early, got us all loaded, and showed us a really nice day. We had options for lunch, casual or more wine-oriented; and he arranged two wine tastings at Casablanca wineries. Excellent... More 

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Seattle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Michael was great from the first email contact through getting us prepared for the rest of our vacation. Wish we had more time to spend with him and learn about the Valparaiso area. He definitely went above and beyond what we expected.

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Waterloo, Canada
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33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Booked a tour at almost last minute but Mike was incredibly efficient and got us a van for 8 with an excellent tour guide. Wonderful tour of Valparaiso and Vina w chef Boris as a tour guide. Wow!!! Caroline was also incredibly nice and generous. An excellent group to book your tours if in area. All 8 of us were... More 

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Punta Gorda, Fl
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We arrived via Celebrity Infinity and we were picked up and given excellent 9 hour tour of Valpariso and 2 wineries with drop at Santiago Airport. He could not have been any more patient and helpful.

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