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Faro del Fin del Mundo

Ushuaia, Argentina
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Ranked #12 of 34 attractions in Ushuaia
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Lisbon, Portugal
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We took a cruise and the boat traveled across the beagle channel. We watch the local fauna ( sea lions, birds)on some rocky Island and the journey ends near another Island where the lignite house was build

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Visited during a cruise on the Beagle channel on the last day of my trip. It makes a nice contrast between the surrounding landscape. Usually this is the turning point of the cruises in the channel, and the small rocky islets full of fauna are a nice complement for the trip.

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Houston, Texas
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275 reviews 275 reviews
239 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

we got to see this light house on our catamaran ride. kudos to the boat guys. they place the boat in several different angles and stop around so that everyone gets pics of themselves with this light house in the back ground

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Tamworth, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

A great place to check out from the boat on your Beagle Channel tour and understand how far we were from Antarctica Argentina's most southerly lighthouse and had an excellent bird watching session while going around it

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Montreal, Canada
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232 attraction reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Nice boat trip to the lighthouse, go to see Argentina's most southernly lighthouse and had an excellent birdwatching session while going around it!

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Nottingham
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

This was the turning point of the boat trip we took out of Ushuaia. The weather was very variable mainly snow showers and grey sky. The lighthouse is situated in the middle of the Beagle channel and was a good contrast of red and white against a backdrop of grey. We enjoyed the trip as there was a lot of... More

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Brasilia, DF
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

It was interesting to know what it means when you get to the 'farol'. It's a historical mark for the End ohf the World. nice island and feels good to go out in the channel. I learnt a lot from these cruises.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

you come very near to it, with the ship, and it startles to know that it still functions ....it´s an oddity to tell your friends that you´ve been at a place like this one.... and if you think when it was built well then... you really understand why it´s a view that you should take in your photo album

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Try to get the Ushuaia Explorer boat, it's the biggest one so it really doesn't move at all while sailing. It's a very nice place and the journey was fantastic.

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Chicago, IL
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72 reviews 72 reviews
48 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

They call this the Fin del Mundo (End of the World) but it's just the beginning of a beautiful journey through some of Mother Nature's finest scenery. Ushuia is fun to say. And it's proud to be the southern-most city in the known world. They outfit adventurers and fishermen and scientists for trips to Antarctica. But it's also the port... More

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