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Centro de Visitantes Alakush

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Nice bathrooms and expensive gift shop

We took a shore excursion on our cruise which stopped here. This nice modern visitor center has... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
angeleyes27
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Marlton, New Jersey
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Stop in the Park

Our tour of Tierra National Park stopped at the Visitor Center. The Visitor Center had a good... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
Slothspotter
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Waterloo, Canada
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Welcome to the ALAKUSH VISITORS CENTER at Tierra del Fuego National Park. Visit the Ethnic Exhibition, which brings us through photographs, videos, models and explanations to the aboriginal cultures of Tierra del Fuego, the Shelk'nam and yaganes. In...more
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Ruta Nacional 3 km 3075, Ushuaia V9410NEA, Argentina
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a shore excursion on our cruise which stopped here. This nice modern visitor center has good clean restrooms, a cafe and a gift shop. The gift shop was very nice but items were expensive. The town of Ushuaia has better prices. There is...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was very impressed with this Visitor Centre. It is a grand building with an awesome scenic backdrop. We arrived on a tour bus. Clean and large bathrooms. Had a lamb empanada in the cafeteria and it was very reasonably priced and very good. Gift...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Teresa H
Reviewed June 18, 2018

This is quite a sizable building for what it contains, which isn't much. We had morning tea there which was OK and a comfort stop. I cant think of one memorable thing to say about this centre although it does have a really nicer view.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

Our tour of Tierra National Park stopped at the Visitor Center. The Visitor Center had a good cafeteria and washrooms as well as a lovely view of the surrounding area. While my wife was having a hot chocolate with friends, I was able to get...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Slothspotter
Reviewed March 24, 2018

Quite interesting exhibition about the native people who lived here. Including an interesting video and models of their canoes and huts

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank cojotent
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Being hungry did not hurt. We thought the food was very good. Luckily we got in line right away as several buses arrived behind ours. We were able to get our food quickly and eat. We had time to spend in the gift shop and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Chris K
Reviewed March 4, 2018

This might have some visitor centre role but I didn't use that. There is a basic exhibit about Tierra Del Fuego and apparently a Yaghan people exhibit and birdwatching tower upstairs through the restaurant but the stairs were shut in the afternoon - when the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank mrdom
Reviewed January 29, 2018

this pace is in the process of being [re]done/upgraded. while we were there they were still working, and it was noisy. it is now handicapped accessible. they have a small history of the area & people [mostly in spanish]. also have a food counter &...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank leo t
Reviewed January 14, 2018

We stopped in during a group tour - lots of buses and lots of people. Good capacity in dining room with surprising selection of food. Information displays very good - landscape and ecology overview of area. Some ethnic history too. Worth visiting.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank BorealOwls
Reviewed January 11, 2018

This is essentially the main visitor center for the national park. Park information is available, toilets, a café, and a small gift shop. We found the bilingual exhibits on local human and natural history to be well done. The place can easily get overwhelmed when...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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