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Ushuaia: Beagle Channel & Sea Wolves Island Catamaran Cruise

4.6 / 5

48 reviews

Ushuaia: Beagle Channel & Sea Wolves Island Catamaran Cruise

From US$ 70 per person

Navigate the Beagle Channel passing by wildlife refuges, historical sites, and scenes of incredible natural beauty. Visit sea lion island, bird island, and Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse before enjoying a 20-minute hike to a panoramic viewpoint.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Wheelchair accessible


  • Explore the most popular touristic points in Ushuaia
  • Navigate the waters in a modern comfortable boat
  • Travel with a Spanish/English speaking guide on board
Full description
Start the tour in the local tourist dock and board a modern and comfortable boat. Set sail and cross the wide Ushuaia Bay until you reach the Beagle Channel through Paso Chico. Then, navigate around the Bird's Island where you can appreciate species of the Tierra del Fuego's seabirds such as skuas, black-browed albatross, steam ducks, cauquenes, cook seagulls, and gray seagulls. After that, reach Sea Lion Island which also belongs to the Bridges Archipelago and is inhabited by 2 different species of sea lion. Arrive at the Les Eclaireurs (The Illuminators) Lighthouse where you will find imperial and rocky cormorants colonies. Hear the story of the collapse of the SS Monte Cervantes in 1930. Next, descend into Puerto Karelo to see the authentic shelly deposits (conchero's) of Yamana peoples. Enjoy a guided hike here which lasts takes approximately 20 minutes, finishing at a panoramic viewpoint where you can capture excellent photographs. On the return journey, marvel at the incredible views of the surrounding mountain ranges and sumptuous vegetation which surround the city of Ushuaia.
  • Local English/Spanish-speaking guide
  • Navigation certificate
  • Port taxes
  • Toilet and heating on boat
  • Food and drinks (available for purchase)
  • Pickup/drop-off
  • Onboard bar
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Catamaranes Canoero ticket office, Avenida Prefectura Naval Argentina 470, V9410 Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. The building is white and green, with a big logo at the front.

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Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
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Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 48 reviews

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we sail in a comfortable and modern catamaran. The seats are distributed next to large tables, where you can consume what you buy at the bar (very complete). The bathrooms very clean. The route is beautiful: the landscapes, the fauna that can be seen from the boat but at a short distance.

January 14, 2020

It's worth the ride. I had bought the package until the eyes of the wolves but decided to extend to the island of the penguins. As we are in November there were few penguins. I don't know in other months but penguins were missing. The landscapes are beautiful and the Beagle Channel is very interesting. PLEASE NOTE: THE PACKAGE ABOVE SPEAKS AT 4H BUT REALITY IS 2H30. The 4 hour tour is more expensive and includes the penguins. CAUTION!!!

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November 15, 2019

The tour was very high quality. They showed us exactly what they showed in their pictures on the website.

February 16, 2020

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