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If you are remotely interested in history, this is a nice activity. Be warned: tix are limited so make a reservation online or come with a plan B.
They start selling tix for PM tours at 13:50. You can’t buy onsite before that.
Over a four day long weekend in Iquique I wasnt able to visit the ship because I hadnt made reservations ahead of time. No possibility of waitlisting or visiting without a guide. Very reduced number of guided tours, with restricted group size, plus a ridiculous...More
We visited the Museo Corbeta Esmeralda and we throughly enjoyed our tour. The tour guides were so kind and thoughtful by giving us literature in English. This Museo is an absolutely must see when in Iquique. Well worth the time and money. Well done Chile!!!
The ship has been extremely well maintained and the tour guide details almost everything and answers all questions. My guide did not speak English, so either bring a friend or just nod and smile during the tour if you don't speak Spanish.
The Spanish-language tour of the Esmeralda was fantastic; the guide was so knowledgeable and passionate that she made the history come to life and had us leaning in to get every part of every story. The tour exudes a lot of national pride, but just...More
I was quite impressed with the quality and pace of the tour. Very interesting, in particular for a Chilean-born traveller like me. There were many facts about the 1879 war and facts and details surrounding life on board the "Esmeralda" and th 21 May 1879...More