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Isla de Los Pajaros

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| Beagle Channel, Ushuaia, Argentina
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Reviewed November 29, 2018

Our Piratour Penguin Rookery + Beagle Channel excursion included a photo stop here at the Bird Island. Hundreds of cormorants! The boat will get you close enough for a good view. A must for the bird watcher; for us, the penguins were the highlight.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Linda Y
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

We took a boat tour from the cruise dock which travels through the Beagle Channel. They make a photo stop here for you to see the tons of cormorants and sea lions, but you do not get off, just take pictures from the boat. It...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank angeleyes27
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Rocky island where you will not disembark and many boats approach. It is fascinating to see the cormorants nesting and flying. It should be combined with a boat tour of the sea lions and penguins. Beautiful scenery

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cassara
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.

Date of experience: March 2018
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

Date of experience: January 2018
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.

Date of experience: February 2018
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

Date of experience: January 2018
1  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.

Date of experience: November 2016
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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Susan B
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.

Date of experience: December 2016
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December 16, 2016|
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......
Jeanne A
January 20, 2015|
Response from mineirapaulistana | Reviewed this property |
I paid 450 argentinean pesos! Its the cheapest tour in Ushuaia!