Penguin Colony Boat Ride from Ushuaia

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 1 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 1-99 yrs
  • max group size 10
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-19257
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Ushuaia, Argentina
  • Ends Ushuaia, Argentina
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  • Get to see one of the most important Penguin Colonies in the country
  • Be accompanied by professional bilingual guides
The Penguin Colony Boat Ride from Ushuaia tour starts and ends in Ushuaia. The Penguin Colony Boat Ride from Ushuaia is a safari tour that takes 1 days taking you through Ushuaia, Argentina and other destinations in Argentina.

With our Navigation to the Penguin Colony we will take you on an incredible half-day excursion, visiting key points to spot local fauna. We will pass by the Sea Lions and Birds Islands, where we will be able to see sea lions and more than 20 species of birds in their natural habitat. Then, we continue to Isla Martillo, where we can observe the colony of Magellanic Penguins that live there

We begin the boat ride departing from the tourist port of Ushuaia, traveling to the center of the Beagle Channel. As we sail away, enjoy the panoramic view of the coast of Ushuaia and the mountains Olivia and Cinco Hermanos.
We sail southwest, approaching the Isla de los Lobos, where we can see sea lions in their permanent habitat. 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. Following the southern coast of the Big Island of Tierra del Fuego, we will see the Estancia Remolino where the ship Monte Sarmiento is stranded. Crossing the Beagle Channel in a north-south direction we will see Gable Island and Puerto Williams Naval Base (located on Navarino Island, Republic of Chile). Upon arriving at Martillo Island, we will stop to observe the colony of Magellanic Penguins that nest during the summer season.
From here we return to the local port, seeing the road, the Estancias Tunel and Fique

  • Guide: Spanish / English.
  • Boat Ride
  • Transfers From Hotels
  • Meals And/Or Drinks
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Penguin Colony Boat Ride from Ushuaia tour. You can cancel the tour up to 32 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 31 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 23 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 23 August 2024, a deposit of 50% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 31 days before trip departure.

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Penguin Colony Boat Ride from Ushuaia tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Penguin Colony Boat Ride 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 traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Rooms 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.
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