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Witness the Island of Birds & Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse in Beagle Channel

03 Hours

Navigate the waters of the Beagle Channel, crossing the bay to discover the famous Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse.

Description

Enjoy a relaxing catamaran sailing through the historic and challenging Beagle Channel, the cradle of countless historic shipwrecks in these icy waters south of the Strait of Magellan. Obtain a typical postcard with the lighthouse behind us and sail around the Birds Island to appreciate the Fuegian birds such as Skas, Black-browed Albatross, Steam Ducks, Cauquenes, Cook Gulls and Gray Gulls. Go around the sea lions island to see specimens of sea lions with one and two hairs. WItness the historical and landscape, and see privileged and exciting points throughout the trip by navigating the Beagle Channel's waters in a pleasant and quiet journey.

Itinerary
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    We will set sail from the tourist pier along the wide Ushuaia Bay, observing from another perspective the profile of the city of Ushuaia and the geographical distribution at the foot of the Andes Mountains until reaching the Beagle Channel through the Paso Chico. There, we will sail around the Island of the Birds where we will appreciate the Fuegian birds and then the Sea Lions Island. 

    Upon arriving at the Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse (The Illuminators' in French) or the colloquially misnamed 'Lighthouse at the End of the World', we will be able to appreciate the colonies of Imperial Cormorants and Rocky Cormorants similar in appearance to the penguins but of different species. 

    At the end of the journey, you can be amazed by the view of the mountain range that surrounds the city of Ushuaia and the sumptuous nature that surrounds it.

What's Included

2.30 hours navigation

Pier taxes

Transfer Hotel - Pier only

What's Excluded

Transfer Pier- Hotel

Meals & Beverages

What to bring

We recommend to wear hat, gloves, jacket or coat.

Know before you go

Children 0-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located Ushuaia hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you book this tour. 

Please be ready 15 minutes before the pick up at the hotel lobby.


Meeting Point

Pick up options can be selected at check out

Language

English

Activity Level

Easy

Cancellation Policy
  • Fully refundable in case of any cancellation upto 2 days before the tour.
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