Martillo Island Penguin Walking Tour - 1 Day

Martillo Island Penguin Walking Tour

Martillo Island Penguin Walking Tour. Don’t miss this unique experience and walk amongst the penguins of the Beagle Channel! We will sail the Beagle Channel to the incredible Ushuaia Argentina Martillo Island that is home to a colony of Magellanic Penguins between September and April!

Highlights
• Ushuaia
• Harberton Farm
• Martillo Island
• Tierra del Fuego
• Beagle Channel

Martillo Island Penguin Walking Tour

Ushuaia – Martillo Island – Harberton Farm

You will meet your guide at the touristic port of Ushuaia in downtown Ushuaia. We will then drive 90km on the legendary National Route N° 3 and then Complementary Route J to historic Harberton Farm.

From here we’ll take a a 15 minute boat ride to Martillo Island on Beagle Channel, home to an incredible colony of Gentoo and Magellanics penguins between September and April. The rookery hosts around 1000 nests, and is one of the three Magellanic penguin rookeries in Tierra del Fuego. There is also a small colony of 9 breeding couples of gentoo penguins, the only one in South America. Enjoy a one hour guided walk among the penguins. It´s truly an unique experience!

Then we will sail back to Harberton Farm where you will enjoy free time to visit this traditional Estancia. Walk around the gardens, the historic buildings, visit the Marine Mammals and Sea Birds museum Acatushun and admire the views of the End of the World!

Afterwards, we’ll end this memorable day with a return to Ushuaia.

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