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Immigration Office Argentine office for immigration issues.
Several banks on Avs Maipú and San Martín have ATMs.
Antarctica Tourist Office Very helpful office at the pier.
Asociación Caza y Pesca Contact Asociación Caza y Pesca for a License 1, valid throughout the province, except in Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego. Its website also has tidal charts.
Automóvil Club Argentino Argentina’s auto club; good source for provincial road maps.
Club Andino Ushuaia Sells a map and bilingual trekking, mountaineering and mountain-biking guidebook. The club occasionally organizes hikes and can recommend guides. Located 5km west of Ushuaia.
Instituto Fueguino de Turismo Tourism office for Tierra del Fuego. Ask here about the development of island trekking routes called Huella del Fin del Mundo. It’s on the ground floor of Hotel Albatros.
Municipal Tourist Office Very helpful, with English- and French-speaking staff, a message board and multilingual brochures, as well as good lodging, activities and transportation info. It also posts a list of available lodgings outside after closing time. There's a second office at the airport.
National Parks Administration Offers information on Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego.
All Patagonia Amex rep offering conventional and luxurious trips.
Freestyle Adventure Travel An energetic agency with great last-minute Antarctica and Cape Horn deals and complete service in English. A member of the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators and donates 1% for the planet. Head to its office, lovingly referred to as 'The Bunker,' and warm up with a cup of coffee as you chat about trip options.
Rumbo Sur Ushuaia’s longest-running agency specializes in conventional activities, plus a catamaran harbor cruise. It also handles bookings to Antarctica.