Beagle Channel and Sea Lions Island Catamaran Cruise


  • Learn about and see local wildlife on Sea Lions Island and Bird Island

  • Recreate history by following the Beagle's journey through the channel

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off makes for a seamless experience


Beginning with convenient pickup at your Ushuaia hotel, your adventure really starts when you board a catamaran for a sail through the Beagle Channel. Imagine what it must have been like for Charles Darwin sailing through this otherworldly landscape so many years ago.  Listen to your guide's commentary about Ushuaia's origins as a penal colony while passing the Olivia and Cinco Hermanos mountains. Trace Darwin’s journey past the Encajonado River and Fique Ranch, approaching the Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse. At Sea Wolves Island, view the sea lions, fur seals, and king cormorants that call the rocks home. At Bird Island, see skuas, petrels, and giant albatross. Return to Ushuaia through Paso Chico, getting dramatic views of Martial Glacier on the way. End with easy drop-off at your Ushuaia hotel. Traveling by boat is the only way to recreate this historic journey, and booking ahead guarantees you won't miss out on this popular tour.

Tour info

3 hours
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Why take this tour?

Sail through the Beagle Channel, following Charles Darwin's route, on this catamaran tour from Ushuaia. Getting out on the water and following this historic path allows you a deeper understanding of the events that took place in the region, and you benefit from guided commentary about the environment and wildlife. Highlights include Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse, the End of the World Museum, Bird Island, Sea Lions Island, and more.

What’s included?

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Transport by coach or minivan

  • Professional guide

  • Gratuities

  • Food and drinks

  • Boarding Fee ARS$20

  • Entry/Admission - Ushuaia

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 3h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

It is the passenger's responsibility to wear a protective mask and maintain distance. In case they don't respect the basic safety measures, they will be asked to leave the tour. The capacity of tour will be temporarily reduced to ensure social distancing.

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Operated by:

Tangol Ushuaia

About operator:

At Tangol our motto is to help hard-working people make the most of their holidays when visiting our beloved Ushuaia and Argentina. Whatever dreams and desires about holidaying in Ushuaia and Argentina please talk to us to help you make them come true. We are a reputable and long standing family run travel agency. We are dedicated to provide excellent service and value for money.

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