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Travel to the far southern tip of Argentina and explore the wild beauty of Ushuaia on an Adventure Life Wildlife Viewing Tour. Marvel at the abundance of wildlife, such as guanacos, pumas, Patagonian maras, and Magellanic woodpeckers, in this remote corner of the world. Feel yourself transported to a world that time has forgotten as you journey through its endless wilderness. Choose from one of these 31 wildlife viewing tours for 2024 or 2025, with prices starting as low as $1,250 for trips lasting from 5 to 25 days. Let Adventure Life's travel specialists help plan your seamless journey through Ushuaia's untouched beauty. Contact us to start planning your wildlife viewing tour today.
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Lucky we saw King Penguins on Martillo Island!
$292
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Beagle Navigation, Martillo Island and Estancia Harberton

1 Day Itinerary
Activities:
Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
This day trip from Ushuaia takes you to see Magellanic & Gentoos penguins, albatrosses, petrels, skuas, cormorants, vultures, South American Terns and other birds. After the hike, you will get back to historical Estancia Harberton for lunch and time at leisure at this historical Patagonian …
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Ushuaia by night
$2,352
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Highlights of Southern Argentina

7 Day Itinerary
  • Visit a penguin rookery
  • Wander Tierra del Fuego's trails
  • Canoe the Ovando River
  • Walk on Perito Moreno Glacier
Activities:
Kayaking, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Travel through the southern reaches of Argentina, taking in the highlights of Patagonia. Begin your trip in Buenos Aires and experience this vibrant and cultural city. Start your trip in Patagonia at the "End of the World." From the base in Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world, …
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Incredible mountains and wildlife at the end of the world.
$2,375
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Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas

5 Day Itinerary aboard MV Stella Australis
  • Visit Cape Horn National Park
  • Admire Wulaia Bay's natural beauty
  • Hike at spectacular Pia Glacier
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the wild beauty of Patagonia on this incredible 5-day cruisethat showcases the region’s pristine landscapes, rich wildlife, and fascinating human history aboard an expedition ship that brings an extraordinary level of comfort and service to the uttermost edge of the world. Leaving …
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Zodiac tours to see glaciers.
$2,375
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Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia

5 Day Itinerary aboard MV Stella Australis
  • Visit wildlife-rich Ainsworth Bay
  • Explore Pia Glacier & Glacier Alley
  • Sail to Wulaia Bay & Cape Horn
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the MV Stella Australis in Punta Arenas and begin your adventure sailing through the Fjords of Tierra del Fuego. Cross the Strait of Magellan and enter a labyrinth of channels that define the extremes of Patagonia. In Ainsworth Bay hike to stunning views of Marinella Glacier and the Darwin …
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"Tren del Fin del Mundo" - End of the World Train
$412
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Tierra del Fuego National Park

  • View Tierra del Fuego National Park
  • Visit the rebuilt Yamanas campsite
  • Admire great views of Roca lake
Activities:
Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Tierra del Fuego National Park is a popular excursion from Ushuaia. Take a ride on the reconstructed Southern Railway Station and hear about the prisoners who built the track through these extreme southern latitudes. Train from Caadón del Toro Arrives at Burnt Bridge. Make a pit stop at …
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Penguin colony
$558
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Gable Island navigation and penguin colony

1 Day Itinerary
  • See a variety of different seabirds
  • Observe penguins
  • Hike to know more about the Island
Starts / Ends:
Ushuaia / Ushuaia
Activities:
Land Tours, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy your day trip to Gable Island and the penguin colony. You will enter the Beagle Channel by paddling the inflatable canoes. While on a speedboat for Martillo Island, you will get the chance to watch penguins in their breeding habitat. Then take a motorboat from Harberton to the day's focal …
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Guanaco in Torres del Paine
$6,284
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End of the World

12 Day Itinerary aboard MV Ventus Australis
  • Explore Tierra del Fuego by ship
  • Observe Magdalena Island penguins
  • Explore Torres del Paine
  • Walk on Perito Moreno Glacier
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Your adventure to the "End of the World" starts with your arrival in Ushuaia, the claimed "Southernmost city in the world!" Here, hike through Tierra del Fuego National Park and learn about the city's interesting history. Next, embark on a five-day Patagonian Fjords cruise, …
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Zodiac trip to see penguins.
$4,275
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Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas

9 Day Itinerary aboard MV Stella Australis
  • Explore Ushuaia, founded in 1884
  • Spend two days at Cape Horn
  • Learn about famous navigators
  • Understand glaciation's effect
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The end of the world awaits you on the expedition cruise ship MVStella Australison a journey that retraces much of Darwin’s route through the Fuegian Archipelago aboard HMSBeagle. This eight-day Punta Arenas excursion features the legendary Cape Horn, historic Wulaia Bay, spectacular Glacier …
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A great shot of a rainbow over the Beagle Channel as we explore Tierra del Fuego National Park
$966
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Tierra del Fuego Explorer

4 Day Itinerary
Activities:
Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Embark from Ushuaia, the "Gateway to Antarctica" to historic Harberton Farm where you can marvel at giant whale bones and a peer into the life of a pioneer family. Board zodiacs and wind through the Beagle Channel to Gable Island, Martillo Island and a penguin rookery. Spend a relaxing …
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Tierra del Fuego
$1,665
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Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia

5 Day Itinerary aboard MV Ventus Australis
  • Discover Ainsworth Bay's wildlife
  • Visit the unique Pia Glacier
  • Explore legendary Cape Horn
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This cruise to Patagonia follows the fjords of the southern edge of Tierra del Fuego, highlighting the stunning, natural beauty of Patagonia and several of its most important historical sites. Join the Ventus Australis on this 5-day journey, with visits to wildlife-rich Ainsworth Bay, massive Pia …
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Leopard seal resting on ice floe, looking at the photographer, blue sky, with icebergs in background, cloudy day, Antarctic peninsula
$19,867
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Antarctic Peninsula

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 13 Day Itinerary aboard SH Vega
  • Sail across the Drake Passage
  • Look for spectacular wildlife
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • Set foot on the Antarctic continent
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Join this remarkable 13-day Antarctica expedition aboard the opulent ice-class expedition ship, Vega. The Drake Passage is where your trip to this frigid wilderness begins. Travel to South Georgia in the footsteps of the illustrious explorer Ernest Shackleton. In this location, you can scramble …
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$10,195
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The Ultimate Antarctica Experience

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Victory
  • Explore the South Shetland Islands
  • Experience Zodiac excursions
  • Spot bounty of wildlife
  • See tabular icebergs of Weddell Sea
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Join this 12-day ultimate Antarctica cruise from Ushuaia and back aboard the Ocean Victory. Start your journey in the Beagle Channel, then cross the infamous Drake Passage and explore the South Shetland Islands. Witness the bounty of wildlife, from albatrosses, seabirds, and seals to whales. …
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The port town of Ushuaia
$1,665
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Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas

5 Day Itinerary aboard MV Ventus Australis
  • Visit Cape Horn National Park
  • Admire Wulaia Bay's natural beauty
  • Hike at spectacular Pia Glacier
Starts / Ends:
Ushuaia / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the wild beauty of Patagonia on this incredible 5-day cruisethat showcases the region’s pristine landscapes, rich wildlife, and fascinating human history aboard an expedition ship that brings an extraordinary level of comfort and service to the uttermost edge of the world. Leaving …
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Guanacos in Torres del Paine
$13,595
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Patagonia and Chilean Fjords

Ushuaia - Puerto Montt - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Revel along the Beagle Channel
  • Tour Torres del Paine National Park
  • Watch whales migrating
  • Discover the UNESCO heritage
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Puerto Montt
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Sylvia Earle on this 15-day cruise towards Chile while exploring some of the world’s most spectacular and diverse scenery, with a unique combination of wine country, dazzling Andean landscapes, and tantalizing cuisine. On this adventure, traverse the narrows and fjords in Patagonia that …
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An iceburg curves with the horizon
$17,495
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Antarctic Cruise Adventure

13 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial
  • Discover Antarctica's wildlife
  • Trek at Cerro Alarken Reserve
  • Learn more about this region
  • Visit the South Shetland Islands
  • Hike along magical landscapes
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Spa Relaxation, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join a world-renowned Expedition Team on Le Lyrial for a 13-day voyage to the unparalleled White Continent, which you explore for five days during the very best of the Antarctic spring and summer seasons. Admire the scenic views of Ushuaia and the Beagle Channel. Enjoy enriching lectures from …
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$12,480
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South Atlantic Semi-Circumnavigation

Ushuaia-Cape Town - 22 Day Itinerary aboard SH Vega
  • Learn about South Shetland Islands
  • Explore the wildlife of Antarctica
  • Explore Gough Island
  • Sail to Tristan da Cunha
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Cape Town
Activities:
Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
This 22-day South Atlantic Semi-Circumnavigation expedition cruise aboard SH Vega departs from Ushuaia, Argentina, and sails south to the icy wilderness of the South Shetland Islands. Along the way, see spectacular glaciers, icebergs, and wildlife such as penguins, seals, and whales. The cruise …
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$16,180
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In the Wake of the Beagle through the Chilean Fjords

15 Day Itinerary aboard SH Vega
  • Witness Pio XI Glacier
  • Experience Angostura Kirke
  • Visit Castro's UNESCO Heritage Site
  • Discover Isla Mocha
Starts / Ends:
Ushuaia / Valparaiso
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 15-day cruise aboard the SH Vega. Setting sail from Ushuaia, venture through vast glaciers, stunning fjords, and breathtaking landscapes in Patagonia. Absorb the untamed wilderness amidst towering snow-capped peaks, encountering diverse wildlife like penguins, dolphins, and the majestic …
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Midnight sun over the flat-topped icebergs of the Weddell Sea
$21,180
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In Shackleton's Footsteps

Roundtrip Ushuaia - 19 Day Itinerary aboard SH Vega
  • Enjoy a zodiac cruise
  • Explore Shackleton's expedition
  • Discover King penguins
  • Hike across the Devil's Nose
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
On this 19-day In Shackleton's Footsteps Expedition Cruise Roundtrip Ushuaia aboard SH Vega, start your exploration from the top of the Peninsula and venture into the Weddell Sea to reach Elephant Island, where Sir Ernest Shackleton's crew lived for several months. Finally, you will sail …
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