Learn about penguins during this half-day boat tour to one of the world's largest penguin colonies from Ushuaia. Travel by boat to the colony, navigating the Beagle Channel and listening to narration from your guide. Perfect for families or groups—morning and afternoon departure times are available to best suit your sightseeing schedule.
If you have only one day in Ushuaia and want to experience as much as possible, this combination tour will make sure you see all the top sights. Head for Tierra del Fuego National Park and ride the End of the World train. Visit the world's southernmost post office and the Eclaireurs lighthouse, and admire seabirds as you navigate the Beagle Channel.
The best way to explore Patagonia's Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, home to 47 colossal glaciers, is indisputably by boat. This full-day catamaran cruise from El Calafate covers national park highlights including the Spegazzini Glacier and the Upsala Glacier, one of the largest ice caps in South America. Stay warm and comfortable inside the heated ship, and relish the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off in El Calafate.
Starting from the tourist dock of the city of Ushuaia, we headed on our boat to the Beagle Channel. On the way we will make stops on the Isla de los Pájaros where we can see a colony of Imperial Cormorants and other birds such as skúas, giant petrels from the south; on Isla de los Lobos we can appreciate the South American sea lions with one and two hairs. We can see the famous homonymous lighthouse that also has colonies of imperial cormorants and rockers on its islets. On the way you can observe the predominant vegetation of the area. Once at Estancia Harberton, we will make a 15-minute navigation from the pier to Isla Martillo in a semi-rigid boat. On the island we will walk for an hour between Magellanic penguins and Papuans, always with a guide. Back in the room there will be time for lunch and visit the museum of sea bones and marine mammals Acatushún. Please include your hotel name to contact you
Savor incredible views of the glaciers of Lago Argentino, and some tasty food, during this 8-hour ‘Gourmet Glaciers’ cruise. Step aboard a luxury boat as you explore glaciers like Punta Avellaneda, Upsala, and Boca del Diablo before enjoy a midday gourmet lunch. You’ll spend the afternoon doing more cruising and enjoying a guided hike on a nearby beach into the forest.
From the beginning, the trip has pleasant surprises, arriving at the Argentino Lake in the northwest, Punta Avellaneda and Boca del Diablo - the narrowest pass of the lake, with a width of approximately 800 meters. Spegazzini glacier and disembarkation at Puesto de Las Vacas - Baba del Canal Spegazzini - walk coordinated by our team of guides, with a view of the old Settlement Post. Recognition of flora and fauna. Visit to the Upsala canal, navigation to the Herminita Peninsula - limit allowed by National Parks - panoramic view of the glacier.Lunch during the navigation.Maximum Capacity 20 Passengers
Follow Charles Darwin's sailing route through the Beagle Channel on this catamaran trip out of Ushuaia. Check out Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse and some shipwreck ruins before experiencing the deafening din of large colonies of sea lions barking on Sea Wolves Island. Visit the End of the World Museum, view Ushuaia's defunct prison and see Olivia and Cinco Hermanos (Five Brothers) mountains. Visit Bird Island to view the varied avian population of this region and hear knowledgeable commentary from your guide.
Follow in the footsteps of Charles Darwin with this half-day catamaran cruise from Ushuaia. After boarding at Puerto Turístico, sail down the Beagle Channel and marvel at panoramic views of scenic landscapes, explore Isla Bridges with an informative guide and see settlements of the indigenous Yámanas, and spot marine life at Isla de Lobos and Isla de los Pajaros.
The Cañadón de los Fósiles is located in the Los Glaciares National Park and is renowned for its ancient marine fossils, remarkably preserved by glacial activity. On this full-day adventure tour, set sail across Lake Argentino, climb through the Feruglio mountains in a 4WD, and enjoy spectacular views across Lake Guillermo, the Upsala Glacier, and the Southern Patagonian Ice Field, before hiking through the Cañadón de los Fósiles.
Experience the Perito Moreno Glacier on an ice-trekking tour from El Calafate. You'll walk on the surface of the glacier, trekking along the towering facade and onto the ice in a 2-hour moderate circuit. Enjoy up-close views of lagoons, streams, sculptural ice formations, and crevasses that allow you to see more of the glacier than many visitors have the chance to.
Our Perito Moreno Glacier and Boat Tour is perfect for nature lovers who want to see one of the most striking attractions in South America: Perito Moreno.We explore lakes, rivers, mountains, trails and even take a boat ride in our tour to the glacier, getting unique and unforgettable views from every angle. Don’t miss out on this truly spectacular experience!
A breathtaking adventure in the ice world of Patagonia; experience the iconic glacier up-close by walking on the surface of the ice itself! The adventure begins by navigating along the towering facade, followed by disembarkation on the opposite shore. Walk along the lateral side until ascending onto the ice in a two hours moderate circuit that introduces you to the fascinating glacial landscape with its streams, small lagoons, crevasses and sculptural ice formations of the most incredible shades of blue. Truly a once in a lifetime experience!When choosing the private excursion, you will have a direct and guide transfer from where you stay to national park avoiding any pick-up delays that may occur with bigger groups. This excursion will also allows you stay longer in the walkways at your own pace, depending on the schedule (prior or after the ice-trekking) you will coordinate with your guide and have flexible time to do it!
Board a catamaran for a relaxing tour along Patagonia’s Beagle Channel. Keep an eye out for sea lions and birds as you sail the waters from Ushuaia, and bask in the beauty of the coastals islands like Seal Island, where wildlife runs amok. Both the expertise of a knowedgable guide and round-trip hotel transport are included with your trip.
If you’re in Ushuaia between October and April, sailing to Martillo Island to see colonies of wild penguins is a must. This half-day tour is a great option for getting out, seeing the sights, and then heading back to town without investing a whole day. Plus, it includes stops at other islands known for wildlife and a historical lighthouse, all while passing by incredible coastline views.
Get an intimate look at the famous ‘Perito Moreno’ Glacier during this full-day excursion including boat cruise from El Calafate including private guide and vehicle transport. Travel with a private guide and vehicle along the scenic Route 11, enjoying views of Lake Argentino as you ride. You’ll then board a shared boat for a first-hand encounter with the imposing ice walls of this massive glacier.
Visit the Sea lion island, Birds island, and Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse. Get to see magellanic and gentoo penguins for an hour on Martillo Island, please be aware that you do NOT WALK WITH PENGUINS, you see the penguins from the boat. After that, enjoy the Acatushún Museum at Harberton ranch and finally discover the iconic flag trees in the scenic Route J.
This tour includes navegation throug all glaciers of the Glacier National Park and guided tour on footbridges over the Perito Moreno Glacier. After this wolking adventure we will take you back to your hotel in a comfortable mini bus.From the beginning, the trip has pleasant surprises, arriving at the Argentino Lake in the northwest, Punta Avellaneda and Boca del Diablo - the narrowest pass of the lake, with a width of approximately 800 meters. Spegazzini glacier and disembarkation at Puesto de Las Vacas - Baba del Canal Spegazzini - walk coordinated by our team of guides, with a view of the old Settlement Post. Recognition of flora and fauna. Visit to the Upsala canal, navigation to the Herminita Peninsula - limit allowed by National Parks - panoramic view of the glacier.Lunch during the navigation
This tour is essential to learn about the wonderful glaciers that surround the National Park, because it is the only one that takes us to the two most important glaciers: Upsalaand Spegazzini, to which it would be impossible to reach otherwise. The navigation lasts approximately 5 hours which we can enjoy amazing views from the terrace and balconies of the boat, or we can be comfortably seated inside the boat.
The Beagle Channel runs through the Tierra del Fuego archipelago at the southernmost tip of Patagonia. On this tour, set sail on a scenic cruise along the remote strait and visit the sea lion colonies at Los Lobos island, see Les Eclareir´s Lighthouse, and look out for skuas, albatross, and gaviotas on Los Pajaros island.
The excursion begins in the port of Ushuaia. During the tour you will visit small islands inhabited by various species of seabirds and two types of sea lions. On repeated opportunities the catamaran will stop in front of the animals so we can take pictures and enjoy the wildlife close up
This tour is a one day boat trip where you will be able to observe the famous Perito Moreno as well as the Upsala and Spegazzini glaciers. In addition, during the trip, you will also be able to enjoy a typical Patagonian meal on board. On top of that, you will do a short walk of about 40 minutes to observe all the fauna and flora of the great Los Glaciares National Park.
Estancia Cristina is tucked away in a pristine, north-westerly corner of Lake Argentino, in Los Glaciares National Park, near the incredible Upsala Glacier.Along the tour, pass waterfront forests, towering mountains, bobbing icebergs and the iconic Upsala Glacier. An exclusive and unique setting in Patagonia.