Trek Hito XXIV, Tierra del Fuego National Park, Ushuaia, Patagonia


The Hito is the name of a marker that depicts the border between Argentina and Chile. It’s remarkable that all there is to mark an invisible border line are a number of marker posts, distributed at intervals along the “line”. The one that sits on the beach, where this trail ends, is called Hito XXIV, hence the name of this trail.

It is an easy walk, mostly level.

Sendero de la Costa Trek, Tierra del Fuego National Park, Ushuaia, Patagonia


The name of this trail “Sendero de la Costa” basically tells you what it is, which is a trekking trail that follows the coastal path of the Beagle Channel that also connects Enseñdada Bay with Lapataia Bay.

It is not difficult and offers a nice walk amid natural surroundings.

The Cerro Guanaco Trek, Tierra del Fuego National Park, Ushuaia, Patagonia


This is one of the more demanding treks in the National Park because it requires a steady, uphill climb to 1,000m above sea level. The trek will go through a Lenga forest, but also over muddy, difficult sectors where exposed roots and wet soil make for a difficult and, sometimes messy, walk.

After the forest the are is exposed, just before reaching the summit. However, once at the top you will, on a clear day, receive wonderful views over the Beagle channel and the Navarino Island opposite.

Tha Bahia Lapataia Trek, Tierra del Fuego National Park, Ushuaia, Patagonia


The Bahia Lapataia trek is more of a nice walk that takes you past the Beagle Channel passing nice, natural sights.

Catamaran Navigation into the Beagle Channel, Ushuaia, Patagonia


Close to the port are numerous catamarans that operate a half-day tour into the Beagle Channel to see the marine wildlife such as sea lions, cormorants, penguins and to visit one of the oldest estancias in the area.

Detail of the following navigations can be found in the 'Detail' tab above :
  1. The Navigation to see sea lions and cormorants.
  2. The Navigation that includes an estancia visit.
  3. The Navigation that includes a visit to a penguin colony.

The catamaran is well-designed in terms of viewing from inside or outside on deck, the tour, with guided commentary, passes by cormorant and sea lion colonies and on some other tours, you will see penguins.

On the tour, that sometimes includes a stop off on an island, you will disembark and be able to walk around the island, which gives you the feeling that you are in the middle of the Beagle Channel. From here you can admire the surrounding beauty of the area, the Andes mountains, Ushuaia on one side and the Chilean island of Navarino on the other side.

Excellent for photo opportunities of marine life. Coffee and biscuits served on board.

The navigation will pass by the historically famous Ushuaia lighthouse.

Trekking and Canoe Activity in Tierra del Fuego National Park


This is full day activity involving a long walk within the Tierra del Fuego National Park and also navigating an inflatable canoe on a river to pass directly through the natural wilderness. The river route will take you to places that are inaccessible by road or footpath and enable you to see landscapes that have not changed since the days of the indigenous Yamana settlers were living in this region.

4 x 4 Back Country Off Road Experience, Ushuaia, Patagonia


This is an opportunity to be transported into the backcountry behind Ushuaia in an off road 4 x 4 jeep. The route takes in native forest, inaccessible dirt tracks to the normal vehicle, valleys, rivers and lakes as well as a stretch along a lake beach. Also included is a typical Argentina “asado” (BBQ) lunch, in the woods.