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Half-Day Boat Trip to Penguin Colony from Ushuaia

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    What to Expect
    Make your way to the tour departure location thirty minutes prior to your chosen departure time.

    Board the boat and set out toward the Beagle Channel, passing by the Maritime Museum and the End of the World. Take in the scenery, including the Olivia and Cinco Hermanos Mountains. Passing the Isla de los Lobos, observe the sea lions relaxing on the rocks. You'll also see the Magellanic cormorants living on the Pajaro Islands and the Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse. Other sights include Estancia Remolino, Isla Grande, and the Puerto Williams Naval Base. 

    Once you reach Martillo Island, spend some time viewing and photographing the penguins while listening to your guide's narrative about their biology and behavior. 

    Return to the Ushuaia port at the end of your tour.
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    Departure Point
    Avenida Prefectura Naval Argentina 470, V9410 Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • 4-hour boat navigation
    • Professional guide
    • Entry/Admission - Isla Martillo
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
    • Entry/Admission - Puerto Turístico (Tourist Port), Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 165 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 9 March 2018

    We walked from our ship to the office and met our tour. We were driven to the boat and headed to the Penguin Colony. Nice trip on the boat and there were many penguins. These are the Magellanic penguins. Most of the adults were gone,...More

    Date of experience: February 2018
    9  Thank JaniceRW
    Reviewed 11 February 2018

    Had a great day out on the Beagle Channel,great scenery,great wildlife,great weather on our way out,topped off with lots of penguins .Very interesting / exciting return journey due to high winds which stretched our half day to almost a full day .

    Date of experience: February 2018
    4  Thank Gordon10
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    26 August 2019|
    Response from antonioched |
    the tour reached back around 7:30-8pm. This would be a very squeezed schedule if you want to take your cruise back. Why dont you try a morning penguin tour?
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