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Catamaran Voyage to Seal, Bird & Penguin Islands

by Gray Line Argentina
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Nonrefundable No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required)

Highlights

  • Scenic catamaran cruise with views of sea lions & birds

  • Walking alongside adorable penguins & learning about them

  • Weaving through the Alicia Archipelago to Martillo Island

  • Up-close views of the “lighthouse at the end of the world”

  • Gaining insight to Patagonia's rich history & diverse nature

Highlights

  • Scenic catamaran cruise with views of sea lions & birds

  • Walking alongside adorable penguins & learning about them

  • Weaving through the Alicia Archipelago to Martillo Island

  • Up-close views of the “lighthouse at the end of the world”

  • Gaining insight to Patagonia's rich history & diverse nature

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Catamaran Voyage to Seal, Bird & Penguin Islands

Activity Location

Estancia Harberton

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Ushuaia Tourist Pier

    Ushuaia


Description

Set off on a full-day adventure to southern Argentina for a scenic catamaran cruise with up-close views of local sea lions and penguins. As you island-hop along the Beagle Channel, marvel at the stunning nature and wildlife and learn about Patagonia's unique history.

Board a comfortable catamaran and sail the pristine waters of the Beagle Channel. Pass through the islands of the Alicia Archipelago and keep on the lookout for local wildlife like the black-browed albatross, cormorants, or steamer ducks.

Stop at the iconic 74-foot-tall (23-m) Faro Les Eclaireurs lighthouse, known as “the lighthouse at the end of the world” and a gatekeeper for sailors heading into the unknown of Antarctica. Cruise alongside Bird and Seal Island for up-close views of local birds and two playful species of barking sea lions.

Next, head out towards Martillo Island, home of adorable Magellanic penguins and orange-beaked gentoo penguins. Disembark and watch the penguins waddle, dive, and play on the island's rocky shores.

Before returning to Ushuaia, visit Estancia Harberton, a 19th-century ranch, to learn about Patagonia's rich history and explore the beautiful scenery.


Inclusions

  • Guided Beagle Channel catamaran tour

  • Commentary in English and Spanish


Exclusions

  • Harbor admission fee

  • Port fee

  • Lunch

  • Transportation to the Ushuaia tourist pier


Know Before You Book

  • The Estancia Harberton portion of the tour is available only from October 15–April 15.

  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place.

  • Check-in is 30 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Catamaran Voyage to Seal, Bird & Penguin Islands ratings based on 8 Verified Reviews

2.7 out of 5

4/5 Jan 22, 2020

It was a fun ride to the seal, bird and penguin islands with a nice view on the beagle channel. Everything worked out perfectly and was organized fine. I enjoyed not staying at the Estancia but taking the boat ride back, which is astonishingly long - but nice. Beware: You are not getting off the boat at the penguin island. I knew beforehand, but I also know some vouchers mention it. All in all, a nice trip, a lot to see and a good time!

1/5 Dec 31, 2018

Better off going to the tourist port and just booking this, the time was wrong, the booking was wrong, way overpriced and you literally sit on a boat for 6 hours.

5/5 Mar 14, 2018

When you get to Ushuaia check with the different kiosks at the port to see which boat you are on . You then need to pay a 20 peso tax to get through to the docks. The trip was excellent, saw 2 whales, sealions, penguins and lots more wildlifr