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Estancia Harberton Trip and Penguin Walk
Activities in Ushuaia

Estancia Harberton Trip and Penguin Walk

  • English English
  • 6 hours 30 minutes

Discover a charming traditional rural estate when you take our fantastic trip to Estancia Harberton. You will also have a wonderful experience walking among penguins on Martillo Island.

Estancia Harberton Trip and Penguin Walk

After meeting at 2 pm at the tourist pier of Ushuaia, we will board a minibus and head east out of the city. After driving for around an hour and a half, we will arrive at the wonderful Estancia Harberton.

This picturesque ranch, founded in 1886 by Anglican missionary Thomas Bridges in an exclusive location on the shores of the Beagle Channel, is the oldest in Tierra del Fuego. Once there, we will go to the port where a boat will be waiting for us.

After crossing these austral waters for about 15 minutes, we disembark at Martillo Island, where a huge colony of Magellanic penguins will be waiting to greet you. This region area is home to more than 1000 of these wonderful creatures, and walking among them is an experience you will never forget.

We will then return to the boat and cross the Beagle Channel again back to Estancia Harberton, where we will visit the Acatushún Museum, dedicated to the local wildlife.

Our trip ends back at the original departure point in Ushuaia at around 8:30 pm.

Price

Adults Children from 3 to 11 years old Children under 3 years old
Tour in English
US$ 183.75
US$ 112.50
Free

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 183.8
  • Children from 3 to 11 years old

    US$ 112.5
  • Children under 3 years old

    Free

More Information

Duration

6 hours 30 minutes.

Language English

The tour includes an English speaking guide, but the tour can sometimes be carried out in two languages.

Included

Walking with penguins on Martillo Island.

Return boat trip to Martillo Island.

Entry to Acatushun Museum.

English speaking guide.

Return transport by minibus.

Not included

Obligatory port taxes (40 Argentine pesos per person, less than €1).

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

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    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

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Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 183.75
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before

Meeting point

The tourist port of Ushuaia

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.