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Isla de Los Pajaros

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Reviewed May 3, 2018

Known as Bird Island this is on the Beagle Channel sightseeing cruise and is a rock islet in the Channel close to Ushuaia which is the nesting and gathering place of a large colony of cormorants. A must for the bird watcher/spotter.

Thank AlistairBurrow
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Sorry. No penguins here, but there are hundreds of Cormorants. They are also beautiful birds. We enjoyed trying to photograph them in flight as we sailed past the island. There are a few sea lions nestled in amongst the birds. We were not sure if...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed February 13, 2018

This was our first experience seeing penguins in their native habitat. Our cruise ship dropped anchor, and zodiacs took us to the island where we could walk around seeing, hearing and smelling thousands of birds. Very engaging.

Thank dvandjay
Reviewed January 6, 2018

I did the Beagle Channel full tour and even the boat company (Rumbo Sur) doesn´t care much about it and don´t stop at the island.. just pass through it. Mostly probably because tourists are most interested to see the sea lions and penguins. It sounds...More

Thank Rod_Lavrador
Reviewed April 20, 2017

I experience this visit as part of the Channel of Beagle guided tour. It was amazing to see hundreds and hundred of birds in this inhabited island. Pretty cool.

Thank Osgales
Reviewed April 1, 2017

This cruise takes you past so many vistas and exciting spots to see. The lighthouse, the penguins and the bays of Ushuaia all are spectacular in their own individual ways. An absolute must is to take your own binoculars - don't share - it's worth...More

Thank ADragonFlyTravels
Reviewed March 31, 2017

Most of the boat trips from Ushuaia pull alongside for a few minutes in each direction. Interesting to see the birds' behavior. Beautiful scenery.

Thank sisterbay716
Reviewed March 24, 2017

Boat ride between Andes mountain ranges of Chile and Argentina. It can be chilly even in Summer. Wildlife viewing mostly of birds. Bring binocs &/or telephoto lens, and coat, hat, maybe gloves. Quite enjoyable, even thrilling.

Thank Jon_Scuba_11
Reviewed March 19, 2017

We were with a tour group by catamaran. We saw all kinds of birds and seals. Nice to see the intricate waterway, and coast of Argentina.

Thank Tracey528
Reviewed February 28, 2017

Loved walking on the island for an hour with an enthusiastic guide. Much better than going in a large boat and peering down at the penguins. Only one tour company offer the walk on the island.easy to find their cabin near the port.

Thank Christine C
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Tajul1350
December 16, 2016|
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Response from MikeH36 | Reviewed this property |
Many companies offer tours where the boat comes to shore and you can see penquins. However, you must stay on the boat. If you want to walk around the island - check out Pira tours......
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Jeanne A
January 20, 2015|
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Response from mineirapaulistana | Reviewed this property |
I paid 450 argentinean pesos! Its the cheapest tour in Ushuaia!
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