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Magellanic Nature Tours

Ushuaia, Argentina
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About Magellanic Nature Tours
We have been working in Tierra del Fuego for over fifteen years. We are experts in nature-oriented programs. Our focus is on hiking and interpreting our flora and fauna, particularly Magellanic wildlife (regional birds, plants and mammals). Our activities include Birding or hiking tours, or using any means of transportation that allow us to come close to nature.
Tours and Tickets by Magellanic Nature Tours

Birding in Tierra del Fuego National Park

It is a tour designed by expert bird watchers, adapted to the requirements of passengers. Our guides offer to communicate their extensive experience in contact with nature. According to your target they will organize the right program for your tour.
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7 to 8 hours
from $288.00

MB202 Birding in Hidden Lake

In the month of October until the end of April the high Andean valleys are the habitat of one of the mythical birds of the Patagonian-Fueguian Andes. We offer you in Ushuaia. the best chances to observe the White-bellied Seedsnipe. We are experts and have been observing and recording information about this bird for several years. Our desire is every day more Birders can include it in their records or listings.
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8 hours
from $354.76

Photography tour in Tierra del Fuego National Park

The Tierra del Fuego National Park will offer us one option to discover the subantartic beech forest with the different ecosystem and the only National Park in Argentine where you can find the forest in contact with see.
This tour has been designed with focus on different ecosystem of Tierra del Fuego National Park The size of the group is no more than 8 passengers, it means tranquility and time to take photographs, intimate encounters with wildlife. You won´t have to jockey for position to get great photos.
And you´ll have the close attention and personalized Naturalist guide. One of the best places for wildlife photography is Zaratigui Bay. You bring you Telephoto lens to photograph birds, their macro lens to capture the best photo of mollusks, snails, algae, etc. Along the coast, the forest habitat, we ´ll offer ideal area for capture great photos of flowers, insects, etc. The birds is one of the principal highlights in the National Park,
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4 hours
from $250.00
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Falco1959 wrote a review Jan 2020
Geneva, Switzerland6 contributions2 helpful votes
Marcello was a great guide, with great field experience. Wandering in snowshoes (provided) above the Gartibaldi pass in the snow and the fog above tree level to find a pair of tiny camouflaged birds looked quite an impossible task... but after a few hours Marcelo found them and we got all amazing views! And pics!
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Brooks and Laura wrote a review Mar 2019
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We had a great visit with Marcelo bird watching in tierra del fuego park and would highly recommend him. he picked us up at the pier and dropped us off at the airport. in a long day we saw 50 species, including a pair of woodpeckers, most endemics, and a new rarity for the park. Great lunch also. Would highly recommend him. Good pace to the trip.
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Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from Marcelo Carlos d, Guia de observacion de aves at Magellanic Nature Tours
Responded Apr 8, 2019
Thanks for your opionion. It was very nice to share with you and a very nice day of bird watching in the Tierra del Fuego National Park. I hope to see him again watching birds in our country. Marcelo de Cruz
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GrannyMaria wrote a review Feb 2019
Carstairs, Canada123 contributions19 helpful votes
My husband and I got Juan's name from ruben-ushuaia@hotmail.com whose name we found online and who gives private tours of Ushuaia and area. Ruben was busy the day we wanted a tour and passed on Juan's name to us. Juan was a fabulous recommendation who we would highly recommend. We drove through the National Park and we saw the train that we had debated going on. Fortunately we didn't do it..... Juan showed us what a short track it was. We saw Roca Lake, Green Lagoon, Lapataia Lake and we drove to the End of the World post office where we bought the most expensive post cards with stamps ever!! The tour ended with a city tour of Ushuaia and Juan kindly took us to his sister's apart hotel to access WiFi. If anyone needs a place to stay it looked like a good location and was very clean. We ended our tour by stopping at a supermarket to pick up a bottle of wine that Juan recommended. I love Malbec from Mendoza and his suggestion of Rutini Malbec turned out to be the best Malbec I have ever had!! Juan's Whatsapp # is +54 9 2901 565355. Finding guides for this part of the world was a challenge so we were very fortunate to have found Juan. He was a wealth of information and a terrific guide.
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Date of experience: January 2019
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Justine M wrote a review Dec 2018
14 contributions8 helpful votes
Marcelo was recommended to me by Polar Cruises as an experienced birding guide in Ushuaia. He responded to several emails promptly and confirmed our arrangements nearer the time for our birding tour. Marcelo's English is very good and his knowledge of the history and natural history of the area and birds are all excellent. We saw 36 species including our target species. Marcelo's birding tour included all transport, light refreshments and the option to buy food at the park restaurant. He was very flexible in order to meet our individual needs. He carried a high quality telescope for us and confirmed the birds in a book for us to check any details if we wished. He also offered photographic advice for those interested. The walk along the shore through the beautiful forest looking for the Magellanic woodpecker was wonderful. Marcello included many different ecosystems and took us to different parts of the beautiful Tierra del Fuego Park to see the different species. The scenery is amazing. He emailed all the species promptly after the tour. He also gave us tips for birding around Ushuaia. It was a wonderful day and Marcello is a knowledgable and entertaining birding guide. Thanks a lot Marcelo! .
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Date of experience: November 2018
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Jai B wrote a review Mar 2018
Starkville, Mississippi10 contributions2 helpful votes
We were a group of 20 adults on a cruise to Antarctica, we had limited time owing to ship delays. We chose this nature tour company based on TA reviews and it met/exceeded our expectations. Very nice park to visit and enjoy the scenery. The hikes were moderate and provided good scenic spots. Our guide Paula and the Driver Paul were excellent in their performance. Paula provided very good description/explanation of the flora and fauna. She took the time to explain the various plant species, formations and birds in the park. Nice to have a guide who can take good group photos. The snack with tea / coffee was excellent.
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Date of experience: February 2018
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Response from Marcelo Carlos d, Director Comercial at Magellanic Nature Tours
Responded Mar 18, 2018
Dear Jai B, first of all, thank you very much for taking the time to share your experiences with us! We appreciate it deeply. We are very pleased to know that you realy liked the photo tour and that we were able to surpasse your expectations. As a tour company specialized in nature, we always try to have a staff with extensive knowledge in this subject. We will make sure to share your comments with Paula and Paul. They will love knowing that you were pleased with their services. We invite you to follow us on our Facebook page and we hope to welcome you again in Tierra del Fuego.
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