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Magellanic penguins

Magdalena Island Penguin Colony

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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. This itinerary cannot be booked as a stand-alone tour, but can only be booked in conjunction with a multi-day tour in Chile.

 
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Activity Level: Relaxed
Involves minimal physical effort and is typically associated with leisurely activities. Activities are low-intensity or last less than a few hours each day.
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Day 1: Magdalena Island Penguin Colony

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.

Note: This excursion does not operate on January 1st and December 25th.

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This Add-on is available only for our travelers extending or customizing their itinerary. Due to the ferry crossings this tour is weather dependent.

Rates may vary based on current exchange rate.

Included
  • 1 Snacks
  • 1 Day Locally Hosted Guide Service
  • Accommodations as listed
  • Ground transportation as listed
  • Activities as listed
  • Meals as listed
  • Access to a 24-7 Emergency line while traveling
  • Park Entrance Fee
  • Included transfers between dock and hotel during Magdalena Island Penguin Colony visit
Excluded
  • Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Flight costs (please request a quote)
  • Additional excursions during free time
  • Fuel and transportation surcharges (when applicable)
  • Arrival Transfer
  • Departure Transfer

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Good to ideal period to travel, and many people choose to visit at this time.
Typically not offered during this period because of weather conditions.

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