Trekking San Isidro Lighthouse

Half day (from Punta Arenas) From CLP $75.000

Tour Description

San Isidro Lighthouse. Last lighthouse of the American continent. Half-day trekking 75 km south of the city of Punta Arenas. Daily departures throughout the year

Located at the extreme south of ‘Península de Brunswick’, specifically 75kms to the south of Punta Arenas is the ‘Faro San Isidro’ (San Isidro Lighthouse) the last lighthouse of the American continent. In order to arrive at this place, you must do a trekking of 4kms with a duration of 4 hours round-trip.
The Faro San Isidro has a categorization of National Historical Monument and represent the years of the great maritime apogee of Punta Arenas as stopover in the commercial route of Liverpool-Valparaíso, this lighthouse also witnessed the growth of the whale industry, which had a base a few kilometers away.
This important lighthouse was guardian of navigators, inaugurated in 1904 and located in a strategic place to orient the navigation to Punta Arenas. Along with its principal labor, was also the south terminal station of the Telegraphic Territorial System.
In addition of visiting the lighthouse and its recently inaugurated Museum we will continue through ‘Bahía el Águila’ (Eagle Bay), place where was installed the whaling station belonging to the ‘Sociedad Ballenera de Magallanes’ (Magellan Whaling Society), in this place can be appreciated what’s left of the facility after the fire that destroyed it completely. To finish, will be returned towards the starting point of the trekking ‘Punta del Árbol’ (top of the tree) and then back to Punta Arenas.

 

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Located at the extreme south of ‘Península de Brunswick’, specifically 75kms to the south of Punta Arenas is the ‘Faro San Isidro’ (San Isidro Lighthouse) the last lighthouse of the American continent. In order to arrive at this place, you must do a trekking of 4kms with a duration of 4 hours round-trip.
The Faro San Isidro has a categorization of National Historical Monument and represent the years of the great maritime apogee of Punta Arenas as stopover in the commercial route of Liverpool-Valparaíso, this lighthouse also witnessed the growth of the whale industry, which had a base a few kilometers away.
This important lighthouse was guardian of navigators, inaugurated in 1904 and located in a strategic place to orient the navigation to Punta Arenas. Along with its principal labor, was also the south terminal station of the Telegraphic Territorial System.
In addition of visiting the lighthouse and its recently inaugurated Museum we will continue through ‘Bahía el Águila’ (Eagle Bay), place where was installed the whaling station belonging to the ‘Sociedad Ballenera de Magallanes’ (Magellan Whaling Society), in this place can be appreciated what’s left of the facility after the fire that destroyed it completely. To finish, will be returned towards the starting point of the trekking ‘Punta del Árbol’ (top of the tree) and then back to Punta Arenas.

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Starting Location

Salida: 9am

3 Passengers

Ticket

Trekking

Medium Difficulty

We Include

Pick up instead of accommodation

Guide

Seat insurance

Shared transport

Box lunch

Not Included

Entrance to the museum

Other type of food

We recommend

Sunglasses

Hydration

Payment in cash

 

 

GENERAL CONDITIONS AND CANCELLATION POLICIES
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CANCELLATIONS / MODIFICATIONS

You can cancel up to 72 hours in advance and we will refund 100% of the payment. You can also reschedule according to availability and date.

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GENERAL CONDITIONS

This excursion is made with a minimum of  paxs.

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