Penguin colony in Ushuaia

8 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Group Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 5 hr

Read carefully! Tour availability is very changeable. Terrestrial Half-Day Option: You will be able to walk with them for an hour together with a specialized guide who will inform you all about the life of these animals. They will visit the Harberton Ranch, Acatushún Museum of Marine Mammals and Birds (Only available from Wednesday to Monday). Full-Day Option Terrestrial penguin colony AM + navigation Lobos PM: In the morning we will leave on a bus to La Estancia Harberton, the first Estancia Fueguina, traveling along National Route N3. We will visit the Acatushún Museum, of marine birds and mammals. Then we will sail to the island, where we will walk with the Magellanic and Gentoo penguins for 1 hour. During the return to the city, we will visit a cafe in Puerto Almanza. In the afternoon, we will meet again in our office and sail on our yacht through the Beagle Channel, where we will be able to observe the Fuegian fauna on the Isla de Pájaros and the Isla de Lobos, as well as the famous Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Luna Roja

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Ushuaia

The tour begins at the Ushuaia tourist pier. They must be there 30 minutes before the departure time.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Canal Beagle

Ushuaia, a windy city located on a steep hill, is surrounded by the Martial mountains and the Beagle channel. It is an access road to cruises to Antarctica and tours near Yécapasela Island, known as "Penguin Island" for its colonies of this species.

Stop At: Isla Martillo

Martillo Island, or Yecapasela Island, is an insular territory in the Beagle Channel belonging to the Ushuaia department of the province of Tierra del Fuego, Antarctica and the South Atlantic Islands in the southern tip of Argentine Patagonia. Its surface is 32 ha.

Duration: 2 hour
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