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The Highlights of Old Makassar provided by Asian Trails Indonesia

The Highlights of Old Makassar

The Highlights of Old Makassar
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from AU$76.27 per adult (price varies by group size)
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Regular temperature checks for staff
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
What you can expect during your visit
Regular temperature checks for staff
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
About
The Dutch have left a historical mark on Makassar during its trading days. From Fort Rotterdam to the bustling harbour with its wooden Phinisi schooners, admiring Dutch architecture and mingling with the locals, Makassar packs a nice half-day exploration. • Wander around Fort Rotterdam, a former VOC settlement; • Smell and feel the vibe flowing through the old harbour; • Admire the wooden schooners for a picture perfect moment; • See the immaculate collection orchids at the Clara Bundts; • Transfers from and to your hotel are included
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 8084P475
Call 0061 (87) 2285 255
Important information
Inclusions
A half-day tour with a professional English-speaking guide only • All applicable taxes and service charges • All entrance fees for visits as mentioned in the description • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle with professional driver • Entry/Admission - Fort Rotterdam • Entry/Admission - Makassar • Entry/Admission - Makassar
Exclusions
Any airline tickets, visa fees, additional transportation cost from and to the general meeting point • Hotel accommodation in Makassar • Supplements for transfers outside Makassar (regions such as Tanjung Bunga and Panukkukang are excluded) and customers from any harbour and airport • Tips and gratuities • Travel insurance coverage for customers (highly recommendable) • Hotel expenses of a personal nature, should an overnight be included
Duration
3h
Departure details
Traveller pickup is offered.
Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located in downtown Makassar hotels. Transfer outside these areas, supplements apply.
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Inclusions
A half-day tour with a professional English-speaking guide only • All applicable taxes and service charges • All entrance fees for visits as mentioned in the description • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle with professional driver • Entry/Admission - Fort Rotterdam • Entry/Admission - Makassar • Entry/Admission - Makassar
Exclusions
Any airline tickets, visa fees, additional transportation cost from and to the general meeting point • Hotel accommodation in Makassar • Supplements for transfers outside Makassar (regions such as Tanjung Bunga and Panukkukang are excluded) and customers from any harbour and airport • Tips and gratuities • Travel insurance coverage for customers (highly recommendable) • Hotel expenses of a personal nature, should an overnight be included
Departure details
Traveller pickup is offered.
Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located in downtown Makassar hotels. Transfer outside these areas, supplements apply.
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
3h
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
This tour is operated on full private basis with English-speaking guide. Other languages are on request / subject to availability and supplementary charges may apply
Return transfers for this excursion apply only / are inclusive for customers staying in downtown Makassar. Transfers outside these areas, including Tanjung Bunga, Panukkukang, Makassar’s Sultan Hasanuddin Airport and main harbour are excluded. Supplements apply for customers who want to join this excursion outside one of these regions.
We regret to inform you that this excursion is not suitable for wheelchair users
Not wheelchair accessible
Infants must sit on laps
Guests are advised that some walking is required during this excursion; we always ensure that we take the most comfortable ways from the entrance of the sight to the sight itself
We always will make efforts to confirm the exact pick-up time upon reservation. For any operational issues in which are not able to confirm the exact pick-up time in advance, we reserve the right to inform you the day before the departure of the tour
Please note pick-up and drop-off services may not be confirmed for customers staying at private residences, apartment complexes, or other non-registered tourism accommodations. Customers may be asked to meet at a nearby hotel for pick-up and drop off
Due to the absence of ATM machines and credit cards payment portals, particularly on islands and inside nature reserves, we highly recommend to bring sufficient cash with you. Natural elements of any kind have a destructive effect on electronic equipment
It is the customer’s own responsibility to ensure that any camera, mobile telephone or other device is properly wrapped and protected against these elements. We cannot be held responsible in any way for negligence and/or not following suggestions for any damage related to this
Please ensure that you bring sunglasses, a hat /cap and sunblock with a high SPF factor when traveling with us on this tour – even when it is cloudy, the sunrays still have an immense power
We reserve the right to make necessary changes to the excursion in case of unfavourable weather conditions or situations where we are forced to make alterations to guarantee the safety of our guests
The protection of the country’s flora and fauna is of immense importance for us. We will not pursue any activities for guests that are not in line with our animal, wildlife and environment protection principles
It is the responsibility of the customer to provide us with the correct hotel information, should pick-up and drop-off services be included in the package. Any changes in accommodation outside 24 hours will be handled accordingly: changes within 24 hours may be on request
In the event of no-show or change of accommodation without prior consent and confirmation from us within 24 hours may result in the applicable cancellation charges as outlined in the terms and conditions
This excursion is operated only in the morning.
The La Galigo Museum at Fort Rotterdam is closed every single Monday and possible alternatives may be offered during that day.
Most travellers can participate
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Fort Rotterdam
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    La Galigo Museum
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Harbour City Hotel
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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