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Indulge in Seafood Cuisine & Watch Penguins in Almanza

10 Hours

This exciting adventure combines exclusive penguin sighting navigation, a visit to the southernmost fishing village in the world and unforgettable dining experience on the “Route of the King Crab”.

Description

Located just 70 kilometres east of the city of Ushuaia. “The Route of the Centolla” is a road that runs through the fishing village of Almanza, a small, beautiful and southernmost town in the country, which integrates local and artisanal producers who not only specialize in the crab but also in the diverse seafood cuisine, all obtained in one of the marine environments of the highest quality of world conservation.

Itinerary
  • Begin the Journey in Ushuaia expand_more

    We will leave Ushuaia very early taking the RNº3 northbound, the only access road in the city, along a scenic route that runs through the Patagonian Andean forest surrounded by the Andes and through huge peat bogs in formation, unique ecosystem and international value where we will make an interpretive stop. 

  • Take in Lasifashaj Riverexpand_more

    In addition, another landscape stop is at the glacier valley interpretation point of the Carbajal Valley. We will continue through the winter centres, where during the cold months all kinds of snow activities are practised until we reach the intersection with Route “J”. There, we will return south direction to the sea coasts accompanied by the Lasifashaj River that allows us to appreciate beaver’s lodges produced by this “visitor” from Canada.

  • Arrive in Puerto Almanzaexpand_more

    Once in Puerto Almanza, we will embark on a modern semi-rigid to cross the waters of the Beagle Channel. This type of smaller boat allows us a closer approach to the islands, ensuring an exclusive and harmonious experience with nature. On the way to Isla Martillo (or Hammer island), through the canal, we enjoy unique landscapes, the observation of colonies of sea lions and many of their birds such as albatrosses, petrels, cormorants, skuas and many more.

  • Meet penguins in Hammer Islandexpand_more

    Finally, we will arrive at Hammer Island, the natural home of the friendly penguins. There, we can approach our semi-rigid to appreciate the two predominant species on the island: the Magellanic and Papua penguins.

    Upon returning, we will tour the town of about 15 fishing families. Almost all of them depend on artisanal fishing, with small boats. They catch crabs, grow and collect sea fruits or practice trout planting. In that place, you can see the richness of the way of life at the end of the world and the detail of work in this gastronomic treasure. Back in the village, one of the families will meet us at home to enjoy a delicious dish of local marine food in an environment of unique beauty.

  • See the Waterfall of the Goblinsexpand_more

    Afterwards, we will make a walk to the Waterfall of the Goblins that will allow us to explore this remote place on the planet. Hidden in the forest, a rock has been carved through time by the force of melting water that descends from the summits.

  • Find out the Hidden Lakeexpand_more

    Finally, we will begin our return to the city of Ushuaia making a last stop at the Mirador del Paso Garibaldi, the highest mountain pass in the Fuegian Andes. From this panoramic point, we can appreciate the Hidden Lake.

What's Included

This tour includes lunch with a non-alcoholic beverage

01.30 hour of navigation

Pick up and Drop off from centrally located hotels

Live tour explanation provided in English & Spanish

What's Excluded

Warm clothes for the excursion
Personal expenses
Gratuities
National Park entrance fees / Harberton Estancia fees

What to bring

Sunglasses, sunscreen, comfortable warm clothes, cap, waterproof jacket, gloves and trekking shoes.

Know before you go

Not wheelchair accessible

Not stroller accessible

No public transportation nearby

Infant seats unavailable

Not recommended for people with back problems

Not recommended for people with heart conditions

Inform us which is the hotel where you will be staying. Please be at the lobby of your informed hotel 15 minutes before the excursion begins. This excursion is not valid for Cruise travellers. 

Meeting Point

Pick up options can be selected at check out

Language

Spanish

Activity Level

Easy

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