Penguin Colony in Martillo Island
Navigation across the main islands of the Beagle Channel, Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse, and the Penguin Island.Desde el 07/10/2016Hasta el 17/04/2017
Season: between October and April.
Description: Is a navigation across the Beagle Channel that stops in the main islands, “Les Eclereus” Lighthouse and Martillo’s Island, where you are going to see a penguin colony.
We start from Ushuaia’s harbor, where the passengers will take a catamaran to visit the main islands : “De Los Lobos” and “De Los Pajaros” islands, to see Sea Lions and Cormorants.
After this, we are going to reach “Les Eclaireurs” Lighthouse. While we are navigating east, it is possible to see incredible views of the Channel and the Mountains.
During the navigation, we will identify Almanza’s Port on the Argentine side, and Puerto William's naval base on the Chilean side.
We will get to "Martillo Island", to stop around 30 minutes, and enjoy the experience with these lovely animals. You are going to be able to see mostly Magallanic Penguins and Papua Penguins.
On our return way, we will navigate closely to the coast of the Channel that will allow you to see the flora and the wildlife closer. Our last view will be from the mountains that surrounded the city.
NOTE: If it´s necessary, this trip could stop on Harberton to pick up or drop off passengers from the catamaran.
Duration: 4.5 hs
Departure time: Daily // 8:30-15hs (This navigation operates just from the end of October to April 2015)
Price per person: $ 2100 (in advance) /// Kids under 12 $1050 Kids under 4 FREE
Port fee $20