Ushuaia: Beagle Channel Navigation to the Pingüinera

We begin the navigation leaving from the Tourist Pier of our city, towards the center of the Beagle Channel, enjoying the panoramic view of the Ushuaia coast, seeing the most important buildings, Maritime Museum, Museum of the End of the World, the industrial area, and the mountains Olivia and Five Brothers. Approaching the island of Los Lobos, where, from the boat, we can enjoy the view of specimens of sea lions, observing their permanent habitat. Continuing the navigation, we will go to the island of Los Pájaros. We continue sailing towards the Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse, in the archipelago of the same name. On these islets it is possible to observe parts of Monte Cervantes, a ship that was shipwrecked in 1930.
Upon arriving at Isla Martillo we approach the beach and there we remain. we will observe how the colony of Magellanic Penguins that nest during the summer season approach the boat with remarkable curiosity.

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$146

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Duration

6 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Beagle Channel Navigation
    • We sail to the island of Los Lobos, where, from the boat, we can see the sea lions
    • we will go to the island of Los Pájaros
    • We continue sailing towards the Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse
    • In the North-South direction we will see Gable Island and the Puerto Williams Naval Base
    • Isla Martillo we approach the beach and there we remain to see the penguins in their habitat
    What's excluded :
    • Pick up and dropp off hotels: Meeting point: departing from the Tourist Pier of our city
    • Port Fee must be paid
    • Entry/Admission - Canal Beagle
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Canal Beagle, Ushuaia Argentina

    We begin the navigation leaving from the Tourist Pier of our city, towards the center of the Beagle Channel, enjoying, as we move away, the panoramic view of the Ushuaia coast, seeing the most important buildings, Maritime Museum (former prison), Museum of the End of the World, the industrial area, and the Olivia and Cinco Hermanos mountains. We sail to the southwest, approaching the island of Los Lobos, where, from the boat, we can enjoy the view of specimens of sea lions, observing their permanent habitat, in a wonderful setting. Continuing navigation, we will go to the island of Los Pájaros, habitat of Magellanic Cormorants and Imperial Cormorants, and a privileged sector to spot specimens of the seabird.
    We continue sailing towards the Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse, in the archipelago of the same name. On these islets it is possible to observe parts of Monte Cervantes, a ship that was shipwrecked in 1930.
    Following the south coast of the Big Island of Tierra del Fuego we will see the Estancia Swirl where the ship Monte Sarmiento is stranded. Crossing the Beagle Channel in the North-South direction we will see the Gable Island and the Puerto Williams Naval Base (located in Navarino Island, Republic of Chile). Upon arriving at Isla Martillo we approach the beach and there we remain. It is amazing to observe how the colony of Magellanic Penguins that nest during the summer season approach the boat with remarkable curiosity, they enter the sea swimming below the catamaran and emerging again. A party that invites us to take countless photographs.
    From here we return by sailing to the Tourist Dock, sighting on the road, the Tunnel and Fique Stays.

    Duration: 6 hours

    Pass By: Faro Les Eclaireurs, Ushuaia Argentina

    We continue towards the Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse, in the archipelago of the same name, where the ship Monte Cervantes was shipwrecked in 1930.
    The return will be through the Paso Chico, overlooking the Estancias Tunnel and Fique, we return to Ushuaia, with a view of the imposing frame that gives the city the Monte Martial and the glacier of the same name.

    Stop At: Isla Martillo, Ushuaia Argentina

    Upon arriving at Isla Martillo we approach the beach and there we remain. It is amazing to observe how the colony of Magellanic Penguins that nest during the summer season approach the boat with remarkable curiosity, they enter the sea swimming below the catamaran and emerging again. A party that invites us to take countless photographs.
    From here we return by sailing to the Tourist Dock, sighting on the road, the Tunnel and Fique Stays.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego, Avenida Gral San Martin 1395, Ushuaia V9410BGA Argentina

    On the banks of the Beagle Channel and surrounded by the Martial mountain range, it offers a unique landscape in Argentina, with the combination of mountains, sea, glaciers and forests. Owner of a unique landscape, Ushuaia offers endless possibilities and activities, in summer, trekking, horseback riding, sport fishing and mountain biking, allowing the visitor to enjoy nature and explore unexplored places through such incredible scenarios as the Tierra del Fuego National Park. In winter, the magnificent geography and cold temperatures invite skiing, both alpine (downhill) and cross-country (on flat terrain).
    Navigating the Beagle Channel is another must-see experience since this was the scene of the feats of those first colonizers and is home to the characteristic marine fauna of the region.
    To enjoy your stay in Ushuaia, we suggest you always have at least one waterproof coat, and comfortable shoes to travel comfortably and safely, through the sloping streets, characteristics of this city.
    As for tourist services, the city has accommodations and restaurants of all categories as well as banks and exchange houses.


    Pass By: Faro Les Eclaireurs, Ushuaia Argentina

    Once in the Les Eclaireurs archipelago we can see the famous homonymous lighthouse that also has colonies of imperial cormorants and rockers on its islets. We will leave the Lighthouse to continue sailing towards our destination, on the way you can observe the predominant vegetation of the area, as well as the town of Puerto Williams (Chile) on Navarino Island.

    Pass By: Museo del Fin del Mundo, Av. Maipu 173 Ridavia, Ushuaia V9410BJC Argentina

    The Museum of the End of the World treasures the heritage of life in Tierra del Fuego, from pre-Columbian times until the twentieth century.

  • Departure Point :
    Muelle Turistico, Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego Province, Argentina
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Passengers must appear at the Tourist Dock half an hour before the departure of the service - Address: Av. Int. Jorge Garramuño, Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, V9410 Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego
    • This tour is a 6-hour Navigation through the Beagle Channel in a Flat Catamaran that will approach the coast of the most important islands.
    • Passengers will not descend from the catamaran during the Tour since the Penguins are very sensitive to environmental pollution and we cannot endanger their natural habitat. But we will dock at The Martillo Island where the Penguins approach the catamaran, they even play with the catamaran quiyas a few meters from us. We can observe them as closely as if we were on the ground.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This Tour does not include pick up Hotels however we need the name of the hotel where they will be staying in Ushuaia to be able to contact them in case of a last minute schedule change.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Expetravel / Azul Latina

Activity ID: V-18016P92

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