- duration 1 days
- tour type Group Tour
- age requirement + years old
- 4hour boat tour to visit the Martillo Island penguin colony
- Travel through the Beagle Channel and enoy the panoramic view
- Learn about the penguins biology and behavior
Take a boat trip to the penguin colony, accompanied by a professional local guide, and discover the city's highlights from the river while navigating on the Beagle Channel towards the Penguin Colony.
Learn more about this animals and get as close as possible to them, listen to your guides recommendations and get some historical facts about Ushuaia.
Morning and afternoon departure times available
After picking you up at your hotel in the center of Ushuaia, we head towards the Tourist Pier of the city to begin the navigation. As we set out toward the Beagle Channel, we can enjoy the panoramic view of the Ushuaia coast, overlooking the most important buildings: Maritime Museum and End of the World Museum.
Take in the scenery, including the Olivia and Cinco Hermanos Mountains. Passing the Isla de los Lobos, observe the sea lions relaxing on the rocks. Then, we continue to the island of the birds, habitat of Magellanic and Imperial Cormorants, and privileged sector to spot marine birds. The furthest point of the navigation is the Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse, in the archipelago of the same name. On these islets it is possible to observe part of the Monte Cervantes, a ship that was shipwrecked in 1930. Other sights include Estancia Remolino, Isla Grande, and the Puerto Williams Naval Base.
Once you reach Martillo Island, spend some time viewing and photographing the penguins while listening to your guide's narrative about their biology and behavior.
After returning to the port, we will take you back to your hotel in the center of Ushuaia.
- Transfers In/Out From Downtown Hotel
- Guide: Spanish / English
- Boat Ticket
- Meals And/Or Drinks
- Any Other Additional
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A deposit of 12 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 31 days before departure. For any departures within 06 January 2020 full payment is required.Travel Insurance
Boat Trip to Penguin Colony from Ushuaia tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.Visa
For this Boat Trip to Penguin Colony from Ushuaia tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.Other Practical InformationRooms have to be filled when booking. Thus, if you are 1 person travelling you have to pick Single Room. If you’re 2 people travelling, you can either pick either Single Room, in which case each traveler will receive their own Single Room, or Double Room, etc.