Get a feeling for this world’s-end city by visiting the Museo del Fin del Mundo and its exhibits of Patagonian wildlife. Bone up the history of the former penal settlement and thriving port by visiting the Maritime Museum.
Cruise from Ushuaia to say hello to the strait's penguin rookery at Estancia Harberton, and visit the homestead and Akatushun research museum. For wonderful views of the channel, ride the chairlift to the Martial Glacier for panoramic vistas over Ushuaia and the islands. Short two-hour cruises pass islands inhabited by fur seals and the channel’s remote lighthouse.
Pack a picnic and visit the Tierra del Fuego National Park for a day in the great outdoors, following remote walking trails past beaches, bays and forested valleys. Join a tour to go trekking and canoeing along the Lapataia River and Lake Roca.