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Sep 06, 2019
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Details

  • 12 hours (Approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
Overview Overview

This is a full-day excursion to see the northern part of the big island of Tierra del Fuego, the little town of Porvenir; and the impressive King penguin colony along Useless Bay. These penguins are found all year round!
-12 hours in duration
-Navigation Tierra del Fuego by Ferry,
-Visit to the city museum and plaza
-Stops at Cerro Sombrero and Estancia San Gregorio.

THIS TOURS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2018

Inclusions & Exclusions Inclusions & Exclusions
Inclusions
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Landing and facility fees
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
Departure & Return Departure & Return
Departure Point

The exit is from the town of Punta Arenas
7:30 a 08:00 AM Pick-up hotel
08:30 Navegation to Tierra del Fuego
Arrival at Porvenir city

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Return Details

9:00 PM Arrival at Punta Arenas / Hotel

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What to Expect What to Expect

Program :

The day begins at the Tres Puentes ferry terminal where we board the ship for the two-hour trip to Porvenir, on the main island of Tierra del Fuego. We will be crossing the legendary Straits of Magellan, a channel 583 km long thet connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. In Porvenir we will visit the Fernando Cordero Rusque Museum with its exhibits covering the local fauna, the first movie theater on the island, the 19th-century gold rush, and the material about the early indigenous inhabitants, the Selknams.

After lunch we will continue along the edge of Useless Bay, then enter a section of seemingly endless open pampa. Along the way we may see several species of birds as well as guanacos, a South American camelid that is related to the llamas, vicuñas, and alpacas. After traveling 114 km we reach the King Penguin Park. The king penguins, which are second largest after the emperor penguins, have a permanent colony here. Of all penguins these are considered the best divers and they can reach considerble depth, where schools of squids are found. During the summer season it may be possible to see the penguin chicks.

We'll then leave the park and head for La Primera Angostura ("the First Narrows") where it is only 5 km across the Straits of Magellan. Here we take a ferry for about 20 minutes to retur to the continent and then continue another 200 km to return to Punta Arenas.

Itinerary :

7:30 AM ,Pick-up hotel or airport, port

8:00 AM Tres Puentes' ferry terminal Navegation to Tierra del Fuego

12:00 PM Arrival at Porvenir,Visit to the city museum and plaza

1:30 PM Lunch-

14:30 PM Transfer to Parque Pinguino Rey

17:30 PM Return to Punta Arenas,Stops at Cerro Sombrero and Estancia San Gregorio

9:00 PM ,Arrival at Punta Arenas

 The price of the tour does not include tickets to the King Pinguino Park, Museum ,neither the price of lunch

 Includes tiket de Ferry, Guide in English Spanish

Note: This service is regular tours where passengers are integrated into a group of passengers.

But if I wanted a private service the minimum is 6 passengers

Hotel Pickup Hotel Pickup

Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.

Additional Info Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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