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Address: | Beagle Channel, Ushuaia, Argentina

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Part of cruise, part of show

This island has a lot of birds that "wants to be penguins". They look like pengus, act as pengus but are not pengus. They fly and they are not cute as pengus. Is a must seen.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2015
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Curitiba, PR
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Curitiba, PR
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This island has a lot of birds that "wants to be penguins". They look like pengus, act as pengus but are not pengus. They fly and they are not cute as pengus. Is a must seen.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

It´s nice to see when you are on the boat tour, but there´s nothing special. The tours are really fast and you stay looking at the birdsfor 5, 7 minutes...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The vessel was smooth and staff very good. Not too many penguins at the colony but that could be the time of the year. The whole trip was 6 hours however there is food an drink on board you you wish to buy. The seals were interesting and despite the strong wind the whole trip was comfortable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

If your in Ushuaia, you must add this to your list of things to do. I guarantee that if the weathers good you won't be

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Sydney, Australia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
13 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We took the morning Pira tour to see the penguins on the island in the beagle channel. Maybe due to the fact we have just returned from Antarctica it didn't have the same positive effect we had imagined, but for $800 pesos each I was expecting a lot more. The guide was friendly and knowledgeable, but working with limited resources.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

this is an island in the beagle channel and our boat stopped here for quie a while so that we could watch the bords. the boat even turned around so that people who were sitting on the other side could view it from their seats in the cabin. we were on the open deck to enjoy the full atmosphere and... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

They just lie there as if they are posing for pictures. Rain or shine, take your camera and lots of memory cards when you come here. I always took lots of pictures when I came here.

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Makati, Philippines
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

stunning views from the catamaran on beagle channel. so surprised and delighted coming upon isla de pajaros. the boat ride on the beagle channel also gave one awesome magnificent views of the snow capped mountains, the city and other islas with sealions etc. heartily enjoyed the excursion.

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Atlanta, GA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

We booked our excursion with Piratours and were very pleased. We went to their downtown office the day before to book the tour and get our instructions, etc... I am glad we gave ourselves some time prior to because we did not have windbreakers with us and had to purchase some. I highly recommend making sure that you are properly... More 

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Sao Luis, MA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

You will pass through it while making the Chanel Beagle navigations. Its very pretty and a part of the Patagonia Experience.

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