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Centro de Visitantes Alakush

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Address: Ruta Nacional 3 3057, Ushuaia V9410NEA, Argentina
Phone Number: +54 9 2901 51-9727
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Great view of the lake

This is a good place to end a hike in the park. It has a great view, there is lots of seating. The only down is that the food and drink is very expensive.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Black Creek, Canada
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Black Creek, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good place to end a hike in the park. It has a great view, there is lots of seating. The only down is that the food and drink is very expensive.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

This is an excellent place to stop for a Cape Horn beer and a king crab empanada en route to the national park. The views to the mountains over the lake are spectacular.

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Kawerau, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2016

We stopped off on a tour and spent a short while here. It was very interesting and we could have done with a little longer.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2016

Its just really a pit stop, weather you are hiking (the toilets will be a welcome sight) or in a tourist bus (again a welcome pit stop). Make sure you take the time to visit the tiny upstairs exposition. There is LOTS of information on the original tribes which lived in Tierra de Fuego. The stop is worth it just... More 

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Florianopolis, SC
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2016

This is a welcome center in the middle of the Tierra del Fuego National Park. It´s a beautiful building, with clean bathrooms and a souvenir store. It also has a coffee parlor, where you should stay as far away from it as possible. Anything costs at least 20 times more than the grocery store. The staff is rude, the soda... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2015

Besides the few interesting information you learn about Ushuaia (wich probably you already would have learned in the other attractions such as museums and tours) is a good shelter when you walked so much in the park! Has restrooms and a cafeteria.

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Lulea, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2015

When walking in national parks whereever it might be, you can almost always get the feeling you need a restroom, get thirsty or just want to sit down for a minute or two. This vistors centre is a perfect place for that. The only negative thing to say about the Place is that the restrooms are too small and too... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

This facility has not only a gift shop but also a museum and a restaurant. The food is very good (sometimes better than other local restaurants) and the prices are same as if you get anything in town (could be much more expensive if you consider that they are in the middle of nothing). Very recomended if you want to... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2014

A nice clean contemporary structure housing food services, washroom facilities, souvenir shop, a quaint museum, and great lookout opportunities.

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

this is the place where the buses from ushuaia pick up passengers. it faces the beautiful lago roca and the cafe has huge windows framing the beautiful view. the museum has interesting exhibits of local art

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