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Michael the German Pirate

Avenidas Marina 821, Valparaiso, Chile
+56 9 9948 2504
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Wonderful day!

We booked a day trip from Santiago with Michael for 4 people a couple of days ahead.He came and... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Kathy Z
Sydney, Australia
Fantastic way to transfer to Valparaiso!

My brother and I contacted Michael about transferring us from Santiago to Valparaiso, taking in a... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
Rebecca A
St Austell, United Kingdom
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Tailor-made private tours in Valparaiso and its surrounds off the beaten path and at your own pace.
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  • Very good2%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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Avenidas Marina 821, Valparaiso, Chile
+56 9 9948 2504
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

We booked a day trip from Santiago with Michael for 4 people a couple of days ahead.He came and picked us up from our hotel. We visited a couple of excellent wineries on the way. He was very knowledgeable and adjusted the itinerary to what...More

Thank Kathy Z
Reviewed 19 May 2017

My brother and I contacted Michael about transferring us from Santiago to Valparaiso, taking in a few sights en route. He provided us with lots of advice leading up to our visit, from places to stay to sights worth seeing. He always answered all emails...More

Thank Rebecca A
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We only had one full day in Santiago, Chile, before departing for our South American cruise. Not knowing much about the place and having one member of our party with limited mobility, we relied on Mr Arnold to design a city tour for us, as...More

Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We booked Michael based on a comment on Cruise Critic. He gave us the best tour we have ever taken. His tours are very personal and he is very intuitive to our interests. He took us to places larger groups would never see. Our favourite...More

Thank dlvey
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Booked a tour and transfer from Santiago to our hotel in Vina Del Mar the day before our South America Cruise. Michael was prompt in letting us know about the tour/transfer and arrangements for airport pickup. We were met by Rafael at the airport and...More

Thank Doreen A
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Michael was there to greet the 6 of us after we left our cruise ship. Since I was not the one that booked this excursion I had no idea what the plans were for the day. I had heard great things about him. What was...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2017

This is an unusual review. My wife and I booked a private tour with Michael of Valparaiso and then a Wine tour. All fine and very straightforward. He didn't ask for an upfront payment saying he trusted people. Nice and unusual. We got to Chile...More

1  Thank Bernard R
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We recently arranged for a transfer from Santiago to Vina del Mar through Michael. We knew Boris would be our guide. Boris arrived just before our agreed time and we had great day. There were 4 of us with luggage so we needed a larger...More

1  Thank bkdckosh
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We contacted Michael after rave reviews for his tour from friends. As he was not available, he recommended Boris and. ... how lucky we were!!! Boris, and driver, Jorge, picked us promptly at 10:00 am from our apartment in Santiago. Boris is one of the...More

1  Thank Devis12
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We booked a walking tour for half a day around Valparaiso and promptly at 9:00 a.m. Boris our guide met us at our hotel. Boris was funny, knowledgeable and spoke excellent English. His knowledge of all the little back streets of Valparaiso was impressive to...More

Thank Dianewaling
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4 July 2017|
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Response from GermanPirate | Property representative |
Yes I do. Please send me an email. Best regards, Michael
3 October 2016|
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Response from Lauramcw | Reviewed this property |
sorry probably too late. cost was all inclusive around $120 PP USD. less than transfers aline.
9 September 2016|
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Response from Peggy B | Reviewed this property |
His website is called My Valparaiso. Trip Advisor doesn't let me add a link, so just google "My Valparaiso" or Michael the German Pirate.