1. Visit the Big Waterfalls near the city.2. Take a walk through the unique national park in the Mann Rafael Lagoon.
3. Admire the ice blocks that fall into the water near the Gulf of San Valentin.
4. Take a ferry ride to the opposite side of the Strait of Magellan to the Tierra del Fuego Archipelago to visit the village of Porvenir.
The city once hosted tattered sailors, miners, seal hunters, starving pioneers and wealthy dandies of the wool boom. Today, Punta Arenas became the urban, commercial, cultural and social center that spread all over Magallanes, geared toward tourism and industry. It's a cosmopolitan city, with its surprisingly energetic nightclubs and people from all profiles mixed such as Chilean air force personnel, centolla (king crab) fishermen and suit-clad businessmen.
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