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Sewell Mining Town

Machali, Chile
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US$ 72.00*
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Day Trip to Sewell Mining Camp from Santiago with Lunch
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“mining town” (6 reviews)
“chili” (7 reviews)
“copper mine” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Machali, Chile
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1 - 10 of 24 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was transferred onto this tour as I had booked direct with the Sewell Fondacion and there weren't enough people. I was worried about VTS because of some of the earlier reviews, but the tour went way beyond my expectations, and Barbara, the guide, could...More

Thank atraveller65
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Sewell takes you back in time to the first copper mine in Chile and the largest one in the world. And it is still operational. The scenery is jaw dropping. A must see sight a couple of hours away from Santiago

1  Thank Manuel a
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Incredible visit of he biggest mine in activity in the world. Full day tour, starts at 8:30 in Santiago and back late afternoon.

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 18 December 2016

This tour starts in Santiago where passengers are picked up for the long bus ride to the mine location. One hour later, we were joined by tour guide, Marco Ramirez, a former miner. As we entered the facility, we were transported into the past to...More

1  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

It's a long tour bus ride from Santiago, but jaw-droppingly astonishing. A unique experience and an incredible 'alien' sight.

1  Thank Emyr1
Reviewed 3 November 2016

A cold but pleasant breeze will welcome you to a place full of history, memories and culture. It is normal to feel overwhelmed, time stopped here, creating an atmosphere of time travel that will make you feel nostalgia and curiosity, a World Heritage Destination that...More

Thank DannyAguilera
Reviewed 25 July 2016

There are less information of how to get there, so I'm sharing the one I did and hope it helps anyone who intend to go. First, there's no direct bus from Santiago and you're permitted to get in on your one car. The easiest way...More

5  Thank Seahorse_Rider
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Absolutely worth to see it. I advise to take a tour from Rancagua, as it is not possible to go there by yourself - organized tour obligated. Also the price was ok - about 25,000 pesos per person including lunch, guide, entry to the museums...More

2  Thank Seretsch
Reviewed 2 March 2016

I've reviewed my trip elsewhere on this site. It's well worth a visit but you'll probably need to contact Ignacio at VTS Tours in Rancagua. It costs around US$40 there and back from Santiago.

Thank MilesCF
Reviewed 14 January 2016

I can't make any comments about tours to this site. I was lucky enough to visit the site for work reasons. All though this is a UNESCO site, it is also a working mine. This was the only job site that I could not stop...More

Thank Scotty514917
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You can book a tour with Fundación Sewell online