Magdalena Island Penguin Colony

Magellanic penguins
Disembark at Magdalena Penguin Colony
Margie Gendler
Baby penguin
Terry Adams
Staff meeting
Julia Kocubinski
Penguins at Magdalena Island
Jenny Fiebig
  • From $130 USD
    1 Day
  • When To Go

    Jan - Mar, Oct - Dec
    Apr, Sep
    May - Aug
  • Passions

    Land, Wildlife Viewing
  • Activity Level

  • Trip Type

Take a zodiac out on the Strait of Magellan to Magdalena Island where you will see over 100,000 penguins or hike to the lighthouse through the penguin colony. Enjoy the comic antics of these delightful creatures at close range.

Take a morning zodiac trip from Punta Arenas out in the Strait of Magellan to Magdalena Island, where you will see over 100,000 Magellanic penguins! Spend your time along the shore of the island, or take a walk to the lighthouse located up the winding trail through the penguin colony. Around noon, transfer back to your hotel in Punta Arenas.

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Total Cost (USD)


This Add-on is available only for our travelers extending or customizing their itinerary.

Due to the ferry crossings this tour is weather dependent.


  • 1 Day Locally Hosted Guide Service
  • Park Entrance Fee


  • Both International Arrival and Departure Transfers are excluded.
  • International Flights

Recommended Budgeting

  • $25 Meals not Included