Estancia Harberton (photo by flickr - Liam Quinn)

Ushaia Full-Day Tour to Penguin Island & Estancia Harberton

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Duration
7 hours
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Spanish, English

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What You'll Do
  • Experience riding on a catamaran through the Beagle Channel to Estancia Harberton (Harberton Ranch)
  • Enjoy spectacular coastal views as you sail
  • See the majestic Black-Browed Albatross
  • Get up close to sea lions and seals
  • See the famous "Les Eclaireurs" lighthouse
  • Observe a colony of adorable Magellanic Penguins at Martillo Island
  • Take a tour of Estancia Harberton and learn about its history from the 1880's
Overview
Take a catamaran out to Beagle Channel to enjoy playful penguins, sea lions, and various bird species living in the southernmost tip of South America, and delve into the history of the region at the legendary Estancia Harberton.
What to Expect
Head out from Ushaia tourist pier on a full day tour on a beautiful catamaran. Sail through Ushuaia Bay into the center of Beagle Channel and weave through the islands of the Alicia Archipelago. Watch local wildlife like the Imperial Cormorants, the majestic Black-Browed Albatross, the Skua, and the curious looking Steamer Duck.

Continue the journey to Les Eclaireurs Archipelago and visit Seal Island, home of two playful species of sea lions. Then cruise to another island to have a look at the classic Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse which guards the sea entrance to Ushuaia, the spot where Mt. Cervantes tragically sank in 1930.

Explore Almanza Port (Argentina), and Port Williams (Chile). Then on to McKinley Pass and Martillo Island to observe a colony of elegant Magellanic Penguins at work and play. The excursion continues to Estancia Harberton where visitors can enjoy a short tour to learn about this historical settlement.

At the end of the walk, travel back to Ushaia sailing through Guarani Pass and along the small fishing village of Port Almanza.
What's Included
  • Catamaran trip
  • Visit to Estancia Harberton Museum
  • Professional tour guide
What's Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Drop off to hotels in Ushuaia
  • Port taxes (approximately $2 USD)
  • Lunch at Estancia Harberton
  • Additional food and beverages
  • Gratuities
Meeting Point

Tourist pier of Ushuaia

Know Before You Go
The catamaran trip departs from Ushuaia pier, downtown Ushuaia. Drop off at your hotel in Ushuaia is included.

Please make your booking at least 72 hours in advance to guarantee availability.

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