FULL DAY TIERRA DEL FUEGO & KING PENGUIN PARK

Cross the famous Strait to visit the city of Porvenir, observing ranches and a beautiful king penguin colony. 

From: US$ 80.-

Itinerary:

Early morning pick up at hotels and transfer to "Tres Puentes" terminal for boarding the Ferry “Crux Australis" and cross the famous Strait of Magellan towards mythical Tierra del Fuego Island . After just over 2 hours of sailing we arrive at "Bahia Chilota" and from there we continue for around 5 km, until arrive to "Porvenir" , capital city of the province of Tierra del Fuego. We will visit its square, its coastline, its small but interesting museum and the lookout of the city also.

Later on we will start our trip to King Penguin Park located 114 kms east the city of Porvenir. The trip takes around 1 hour bordering Bahia Inutil (Useless Bay). The park is a unique sighting place where is possible to observe about 40 individuals of this specie a short distance. After 1 hour in this place we continue our journey watching from the road Estancia Josefina, one of the most important cattle ranches of the island.

We are going to visit Cerro Sombrero village also. Finally we cross the Strait of Magellan again for its narrowest part (Primera Angostura,20 minutes of sailing only). Depending on travel dates, times and hours of light we can stop at Estancia San Gregorio, one of the oldest and most historical cattle ranches of the region. The return to Punta Arenas is estimated between 21:00 hrs and 22:30 hrs.

 

Regular Shared Service / Fares per person:

 

 Season

 

ADULT (9 years and over)

 

CHILDREN (3 up to 8 years)

 

CHILDREN (0 up to 2 years)

April 01, 2016 until March 31, 2017

U$D 80

U$D 50

Free

 

 

  • Operation: (Tuesday to Sunday only)

April to September : programmed departures to be consulted (except May 01) or minimum 6 passengers.
October to March: Daily departures (except December 24 and 25 and January 01) no minimum passengers.

  • Difficulty: Medium (Exhausting day)
  • Departures: Daily 7:30 - 8:00 AM from Hotels  /  Return: 9:00  - 10:00 PM app.
  • Minimum: October to March no minimum required / Rest of the year: to confirm or 6 passengers minimum.
  • Includes: Shared transportation, transfers to and from hotel, Ferry tickets, Driver - Guide (Spanish language only), museum entrance fee.
  • Not included: Lunch, King Penguin Park entrance fee : $12.000 (Cash and Chilean currency only / Children up to 12 years: free of charge)

 

Important:

  • The  operation of service is subject to ferry schedules which can be modified by shipping company , which may lead to itinerary changes or cancellations due weather conditions.