Gable Island and Penguin Rookery & Harberton Ranch (Ushuaia)

Day Trips & Excursions in Ushuaia

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Full Day tour to enjoy y discover the Penguins of Gable Island and Harberton Ranch.
This program is a beautiful journey into the almost uninhabited, peaceful location of the first "estancia" in Tierra del Fuego: Harberton Ranch. This full-day, active tour takes up to 20 passengers for a ride, to navigate, to walk and to make discoveries in one of the roughest and most beautiful places in the Beagle Channel. From the hotel, we leave Ushuaia Eastbound along National Route No. 3 and Route "J". Once at Harberton Ranch we propose to visit the Marine Mammal Museum "Acatushún", and the surroundings of one of the first white men settlements in Tierra del Fuego. On board a motorboat we will leave towards Martillo Island. From the boat, we'll have the chance to see penguins in their breeding lair. Navigation on the motorboat continues up to the main attraction of the day: the enormous Gable Island, where lunch with a good Patagonian wine, soft drink and mineral water await. After coffee, were go for a hike to know more of this gorgeous island, crossing over beaver damms and through the forest to reach the Beagle Channel shore where we'll take the boat to reach Puerto Harberton, and to hop on the bus that will leave us back in our hotel.Itinerary:08:00 to 08:30 Pick up from the hotel. 10:30 Arrival to Harberton Ranch. Walk around main house and Museum. 12:30 Navigation bound towards the penguin rookery at Martillo Island and Gable Island. 12:50 Penguin watching 13:10 Departure towards Gable Island 13:30 Arrival and disembark on Gable Island. 13:45 Lunch 15:00 Hike around the Island. 17:00 Sailing back to Harberton Ranch on a motor boat and ride back to Ushuaia. 18:30 Arrival to Ushuaia. Duration:9/10 hours Meals:Snacks, fish en papillote and potatoes with herb butter, dessert. Drinks included: red wine, soft-drinks, bottled water. Vegetarian menu available, please tell us in advance. Capacity:Up to 20 passengers. Please ask for services available for larger groups Season:October 1st / March 31st Attractive:Road J, Flag Trees, Estancia Harberton, Martillo Island penguin rookery, Gable Island. 

What’s included

  • Lunch
  • Transfer Pick Up

What’s not included

  • Gratuities