1. Argentina
  2. Ushuaia Department
  3. Ushuaia
  4. Beagle Channel

Ushuaia: Full-Day Penguin Watching & Estancia Harberton Tour

Product ID: 238462
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Take a scenic boat tour of the Beagle Channel from Ushuaia. Sail past Sea lion's Island, Bird's Island, Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse and Martillo Island to discover local wildlife and admire the stunning landscape. Afterwards enjoy a tour of Harberton Ranch.
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Duration: 8.5 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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  • Explore one the oldest Ranch in Tierra del Fuego.
  • See the most famous sights of the Beagle Channel
  • Sail on a modern boat and return by land in a comfortable bus
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Start your full-day tour from the tourist pier and cross Ushuaia Bay to reach the Beagle Channel. Sail around Bird’s Island and appreciate the rich bird life of Tierra del Fuego, including skuas, black-browed albatrosses, steam ducks, and more. Continue to Sea Lion’s Island and see the 2 species that inhabit the island.

Arrive at Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse and see the cormorant colonies that live there. Sail eastward, enjoying the wonderful landscape of the channel and the mountains that surround it. See Puerto Almanza and the Puerto Williams Naval Base, then continue to Isla Martillo to admire a penguin colony.

Disembark at Harberton Ranch to enjoy a tour of the shearing shed, the carpentry, the boat house, and the house garden. Then relax in the Manacatush tea house, or visit the Acatushún Austral Marine Mammal and Birds Museum (not included). At the end of the tour, board the bus and return by land to the tourist pier.
  • Full-day tour
  • Boat trip
  • English and Spanish-speaking guide
  • Entrance ticket to Harberton Ranch
  • Bus transfer
  • Navigation certificate
  • Port taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks (available to purchase onboard)
  • Museum or other entrance fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Meeting point

Avenida Prefectura Naval Argentina 470, V9410 Ushuaia.

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From US$ 148 per person

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