Punta Arenas: King Penguin & Tierra del Fuego Tour

Punta Arenas: King Penguin & Tierra del Fuego Tour

From US$ 84 per person

Join a tour where you can watch King Penguins in their natural habitat. Navigate through the Strait of Magellan on a relaxing ferry trip. Get to know historical places located in Tierra del Fuego that tell the stories of this region.

About this activity

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Duration 14 hours
Starting time 7:30 AM
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup available from hotels, hostels, or any accommodation in Punta Arenas.


  • Embark on a scenic ferry trip through the Strait of Magellan
  • Visit quaint Porvenir City, including Selknam Square and Porvenir Museum
  • Stop at King Penguin Park to observe these beautiful animals
  • Travel to Cerro Sombrero town and Estancia San Gregorio
Full description
After pickup at your accommodation relax on the ferry for approximately 2 hours. Embark on a trip that takes you to Porvenir where you will visit Selknam Square and the Museum of Porvenir to learn about this unique place. Jump in the van to King Penguin Park where you can watch these fascinating animals. Observe about 40 individual penguins of this species, from just a short distance away. Following this experience with the majestic penguin, head towards Cerro Sombrero village, a historical place that marks the beginning of one of the most important economic activities of the region. Visit next Primera Angostura, where your group will embark on a ferry again, this time for a short navigation to Punta Delgada. Stop in San Gregorio, an old farm that belonged to Jose Menendez, a pioneering farmer of the region. Finally cross the Strait of Magellan again at its narrowest part. Return to Punta Arenas is usually between 9:00 PM and 10:00 PM.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Punta Arenas
  • Round-trip ferry tickets
  • Bilingual guide Spanish and English-speaking
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees; Porvenir Museum = CLP 1,000 and King Penguin Park = CLP 12,000

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Hat
  • Rain gear

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • The tour is subject to weather conditions.
  • Arrival and return times might be later than indicated due to weather conditions.
  • Upon booking your tour, please provide the full names, dates of birth, and passport numbers for everyone in your group.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4 / 5

based on 19 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5 / 5
  • Transportation
    3.8 / 5
  • Value for money
    3.5 / 5
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In relation to the active time with sightseeing, the time we spent on the bus was very long. In addition, the bus was very narrow, with no legroom. That may work for short journeys, but since we really spent hours on the bus, it was an imposition

December 30, 2019

The tour was good. However we had an inexperienced guide who tried her best to speak in English. There were several English speaking people on the tour. All of us lost a lot due to this.

March 12, 2020

February 27, 2020

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Product ID: 306043