- Catamaran sail through the Beagle Channel from Ushuaia
- See unique species of animals including sea lions and penguins
- Take a tour of Estancia Harberton, a historic ranch from the 1880s
- Learn about the history of Patagonia
- Complimentary hotel pickup and drop-off included
What You Can Expect
Your journey continues to Les Eclaireurs Archipelago, where you’ll visit Seal Island, home to two playful species of sea lions. Then cruise to another island nearby to have a look at the classic Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse. This 74-foot (23-meter) "scout" guards the sea entrance to Ushuaia. It was in this very spot that the Mt Cervantes tragically sank in 1930.
You'll then cruise the waters of Port Almanza (on the Argentina side) and Williams Port (on the Chile side). Get ready for some fun as you enter McKinley Pass, heading directly to Martillo Island to observe a colony of adorable Magellanic penguins at work and play. Approximately 18 inches (46cm) tall and 8 pounds (3.6kg) in weight, these small aquatic birds are members of a species that lives only in the far southern coastal region of South America and the Falkland Islands.
Your sailing excursion continues as you head to Estancia Harberton, a 19th-century ranch, where you'll enjoy a short tour and learn about the historical settlement. At the end of your walk, you'll hop on a bus with your guide and travel back to Ushuaia.
Tour was great! Saw penguins and sea lions in the wild! The boat got close enough for some great pictures. Had a delicious lamb stew for lunch at the Estancia. I highly recommend this tour!
It was sunny but really chilly. I could meet a lot of Penguins so it was good.