Magdalena Island Penguin Tour by Boat from Punta Arenas

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4 hours
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Pick-up from Punta Arenas Hotel

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What You'll Do
  • Navigate through the legendary Strait of Magellan
  • Contemplate the local wildlife
  • Walk through thousands of Magellanic Penguins
Explore the Penguin community at Magdalena, home of the largest penguin colony in Chile. Discover these beautiful islands, home of 120,000 penguins. Walk to the lighthouse and get a marvellous view of these cute birds!
What to Expect
Begin with a pick-up from your selected hotel in Punta Arenas and make your way to the Pier. After check-in, start this must-do trip to an unforgettable place.

Located 32 km northeast of Punta Arenas, in the middle of the Strait of Magellan, Magdalena Island is a must for animal lovers, hosting the greatest colony of penguins in the continental region. This island is a protected area since 1982, year in which it was renamed “Los Pinguinos Natural Moment”. It has an interesting ecosystem, with more than 60.000 couple of penguins which come during the summer in order to reproduce and other kind of birds, such as cormorants and Andean seagull.

Reach the Island after a navigation of about 40 min. Once disembarked, you will have about an hour to walk around and take picture. Visitors may complete the visit by reaching “The Lighthouse” environmental interpretation center where information about the history of the strait and the ecological richness of the islands is provided.
What's Included
  • Transfer from Punta Arenas Hotel to the Office
  • Transfer from the Office to the Pier
  • Boat trip
  • Entrance fee to Los Pinguinos Natural Monument
  • Tea and coffee service
What's Not Included
  • Transfer from the Office to the Hotel in Punta Arenas
  • Optional gratuities
What to Remember
• A Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants (mandatory)
• This tour is subject to weather conditions
• On peak season (Christmas holidays, cruise dates) the time for your tour may vary depending on availability. The tour operator will contact you after your purchase to confirm your tour pick-up time

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