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Navigation to the Pingüinera + Tierra del Fuego Park

Ushuaia gives us unmissable postcards in these two magnificent excursions by land and water. Enjoy sailing through the Beagle Channel and getting to know the animal species that inhabit it: sea lions, penguins and wonderful Patagonian birds. You can also record countless memories visiting the Tierra del Fuego National Park and all the fauna that is preserved there. Enjoy privileged natural landscapes at the End of the World with this attractive combo of 2 excursions at an unmissable price.

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    Información técnica de la excursión en Ushuaia

    Punto de salida
    Accommodation and Ushuaia Tourist Dock as appropriate
    Available in the technical information of each excursion
    Warm clothing, glasses and sun protection
    Cafeteria and snack service

    What to do in Ushuaia: Visit the penguin colony at the End of the World

    The navigation begins at the city’s Tourist Dock, heading towards the center of the Beagle Channel. As we enter the Canal, we will obtain a privileged panoramic view of the Ushuaia coast. Significant buildings for the history of the city stand out before the eyes of passengers: the Maritime Museum (former prison), Museum of the End of the World, the industrial area, and the Olivia and Cinco Hermanos mountains.

    Towards the southwest you can see Los Lobos Island, from the boat you can see magnificent sea lions, a captivating natural setting.

    The next destination we will go to is the Isla de Los Pájaros, a place where Magellanic Cormorants, Imperial Cormorants and other multiple specimens of the marine avifauna of Ushuaia coexist.

    Continuing with the navigation we head towards the Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse or renowned Lighthouse at the End of the World, which is located in the archipelago that has the same name. Here it is also possible to see parts of the Monte Cervantes, a ship that sank in 1930.

    Sailing towards the southern coast of the Big Island of Tierra del Fuego you can see the Estancia Remolino where the ship Monte Sarmiento is stranded. We will cross the Beagle Channel in a North-South direction, at which time we will be able to see Gable Island and the Puerto Williams Naval Base (located on Navarino Island, Republic of Chile).

    The next destination is Martillo Island. Here we will have the opportunity to go to the beach and stay there to observe how the colony of Magellanic Penguins that nest during the summer approach the boat with curiosity, play and enter the sea by swimming under the catamaran to re-emerge. A unique and wonderful moment that invites you to record it in countless photographs.

    After the pleasant walk, we sailed back to the Tourist Dock. We will find the Túnel and Fique Estancias on the way to finish the tour.

    Technical information of the Navigation to the Pingüinera


    We will head towards the Tierra del Fuego National Park, leaving Ushuaia in a southwest direction. In the first section we travel along National Route N°3, which from its beginning begins to captivate us with its landscapes.

    Approximately 11 kilometers separate us from our main destination, but before entering the purest nature of the End of the World, we will stop near the Equestrian Center, a place where we will find amazing panoramic views of the Beagle Channel, the Ushuaia peninsula and the Bridges archipelagos. , Willie and Les Eclauriers.

    On the way again, after crossing the Pipo River bridge and next to the Ushuaia Golf Club, we will arrive at the Ferrocarril Austral Fueguino station, where the famous End of the World Train is located. Those who are eager to board the End of the World Train can do so if they wish. The entire group will meet again later.

    The arrival to the Park lasts 2 more kilometers until its entrance. The Tierra del Fuego National Park is an area reserved for the protection of the Subantarctic Forest, as well as its native flora and fauna.

    The path we will travel is full of Lengas forests and peat bogs, it will lead us to Lake Acigami (former Roca), which is of glacial origin and whose surface is 5.50 square kilometers. This setting is framed by amazing mountains and forests, where it is also possible to spot specimens of native birds.

    At this point of interest is the service area. During this moment, we will have approximately 30 free recreational minutes.

    Later, in Lapataia Bay, in addition to appreciating the marine coast with abundant mollusks and mussels, we will also find something of what was the ancient native people that inhabited the region. We will have time here to walk around and climb the walkway from which you can take multiple photographs and appreciate the magnificent feeling of being at the end of the world.

    It is from this place, at the end of National Route N°3, that we will begin our return to the city.

    Technical information for the tour through Tierra del Fuego National Park:

    IMPORTANT NOTE: All descriptions and itineraries are illustrative: the times of the activities, their order and the attractions visited may vary, according to the guide’s evaluation and weather conditions.

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    This tour is accessible for people with reduced mobility since the points visited have access ramps and have space for wheelchair storage. There are also adapted toilets in the different points visited. We also have trained personnel to advise and assist people with reduced mobility.

    Excursion operated by TOLKEYEN PATAGONIA TURISMO SA | Lic. EVyT.: File No. 11938 – Ushuaia – Tierra del Fuego

    Terms and conditions .

    • Amazing landscapes.
    • Guide.
    • Port tax.
    No incluye
    • Entrance to Tierra del Fuego National Park.
    • End of the World Train Ticket.
    • Extras not mentioned in the program.

    Frequently asked questions about the excursion Navigation to the Pingüinera + Tierra del Fuego Park

    For Argentine residents the values ​​are: Adults $1,500, Children $750, Students $750. from Argentina, the general ticket costs $5,500. Retirees, people with disabilities, companions of people with disabilities and children under 5 years old do not pay an entrance ticket. For non-residents

    Trekking and hiking activities are favorites of visitors to Tierra del Fuego National Park. But you can also do canoeing and camping at different points designated for this purpose. The Park has a Visitor Center where the information and services area operates.

    From the city of Ushuaia and contemplating the tour of the main points of interest of the Park, the excursion lasts half a day (approximately 6 hours). There are also full-day excursions that combine a visit to the park with other tours.

    Upon accessing the Park, you will have a location map to be able to explore it according to the points of interest that each visitor desires. Likewise, we recommend not missing the opportunity to visit: Lapataia Bay, Laguna Negra, Acigami or Roca Lake, Pipo River Waterfall and Zaratiegui Cove.

    From the city of Ushuaia you must drive along National Route No. 3 for 10 kilometers. It can be accessed through public transportation, transfer companies or by private vehicle. Important: for those who rent cars, keep in mind that in winter the snow makes traffic on the route difficult and covers with nails must be used.

    Inside the Park is the Alakush Visitor Center where you can access the information you need, there is an interpretation area, a service area and a cafeteria.

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