Ushuaia: Beagle Channel Tour to Martillo Island and walk among Penguins

11 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Day Trip
  • E-Ticket
  • 6.5 hr

We head in our modern minibuses towards the National Route, on the way to the legendary Harberton Ranch, always accompanied by our specialized guides. Once there, we will have a guided visit to the historic center and then we will sail from the Harberton dock to Martillo Island, a 15-minute ride, in a semi-rigid boat (ship suitable for navigation in the area - ZODIAK). On the island, we will walk for 1 hour between Papuan and Magellanic penguins, always with a guide, experiencing a unique adventure. The penguins settle on the island during the summer, sharing the habitat with other birds. Isla Martillo, in the Beagle Channel, is part of Estancia Harberton, and home to the penguins Upon returning to the ranch, we will visit the museum of birds and mammals. On our return to the city of Ushuaia on route J, we will make a last stop to see the flag tree. Icon of the place for adopting this form due to the action of the wind.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Expetravel / Azul Latina

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Pass By: Ushuaia

Ushuaia is a city in Argentina in the Ushuaia department and capital of the province of Tierra del Fuego, Antarctica and South Atlantic Islands. It was founded on October 12, 1884 by Augusto Lasserre as Fort Ushuaia on the settlement of the former mission of Thomas Bridges

Stop At: Canal Beagle

We head in our modern minibuses towards the National Route, on the way to the legendary Estancia Harberton, always accompanied by our specialized guides. Once there, we will have a guided tour of the historic center and then sail from the Harberton pier to Martillo Island, a 15-minute ride, in a semi-rigid boat (ship suitable for navigation in the area - ZODIAK).

Duration: 3 hour

Pass By: Faro Les Eclaireurs

Les Éclaireurs is a lighthouse located on the NE islet of the group of Les Éclaireurs islets in the Beagle Channel, off the coast of Ushuaia Bay, in Tierra del Fuego.

Pass By: Tierra del Fuego National Park

On the shores of the Beagle Channel and surrounded by the Martial mountain range, it offers a unique landscape in Argentina, with a combination of mountains, sea, glaciers and forests. To enjoy your stay in Ushuaia, we suggest you always have at least one waterproof coat and comfortable shoes to move comfortably and safely through the sloping streets, characteristic of this city.

Stop At: Isla de Los Pajaros

On the way we will make stops on the Isla de los Pájaros where we can see a colony of Imperial Cormorants and other birds such as skúas, giant petrels from the south and black-browed albatrosses; on Isla de los Lobos we can appreciate the South American sea lions with one and two hairs

Duration: 1 minutes

Stop At: Estancia Harberton

On the island, we will walk for 1 hour among Papuan and Magellanic penguins, always with a guide, experiencing a unique adventure. The penguins settle on the island during the summer, sharing the habitat with other birds. Martillo Island, in the Beagle Channel, is part of Estancia Harberton, and home to penguins

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Isla Martillo

On the island we will walk for an hour between Magellanic penguins and Papuans, always with a guide. Back in the room there will be time for lunch (food and drink not included) and visit the museum of sea bones and marine mammals Acatushún. After the museum visit, we will return to the city of Ushuaia in our minibuses through Provincial Route J and National Route No. 3.

Duration: 1 hour

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