Walk with thousands of Penguins on Isla Magdalena and sail around Isla Marta
- Live Guide
- 5 hr
Walk with thousands of penguins on Isla Magdalena and observe the diverse fauna of Isla Marta Sail through the Strait of Magellan towards the Magdalena and Marta Islands. Magdalena Island receives more than 120,000 penguins each year and Marta Island is home to more than 1,500 sea lions. We start with this unique adventure, after checking in at our office, we head to Bahía Laredo by transfer to board speedboats; for 45 minutes to Magdalena Island, where we will disembark for 1 hour with our guide to know the natural habitat of the Magellanic Penguins, in the largest colony in South America. We continue our journey to Isla Marta to spot Sea Lions (weather conditions permitting), imperial cormorants and hundreds of southern gulls. Then return to the pier and to Punta Arenas. We will also have the opportunity if luck accompanies us to be able to see Austral Dolphins, Toninas Overas and Sei Whales.
Operated by: Solo Expediciones
Stop At: Isla Magdalena
Isla Magdalena is home to one of the largest colonies of Magellanic Penguins, there are around 50,000 specimens that arrive on the Island at the end of September to have their chicks, and leave the first days of April. On the island we can walk along the path with the penguins for an hour.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Isla Marta
We will circumnavigate Marta Island to observe the diverse fauna that the Strait of Magellan gives us, such as sea lions, cormorants, petrels, albatrosses and if we are lucky we can see whale blows while sailing.
Duration: 30 minutes