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“Beautiful nature”
Review of Canal Beagle

Canal Beagle
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Beagle Channel Sailing Tour from Ushuaia
Ranked #1 of 91 things to do in Ushuaia
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Amsterdam
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“Beautiful nature”
Reviewed January 29, 2013

The Beagle Channel (named after the ship that Charles Darwin sailed around the world in) is a natural channel that connects the Atlantic to the Pacific ocean. The channel is dotted with islands that are home to sea lions, penguins and many other species of birds and flora. There are multiple tour operators that will take you for excursions. We did a tour with Tres Marias who stop at Alice Island to view the sea lions and then go to H-island. H-island is a nature reserve the Tres Marias has the rights to visit but also the obligation to protect.

Our other tour was with Pira who are one of the few tour operators that actually take zodiacs to an island so you can walk amongst the penguins.

Visited January 2013
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“Dreamy and mezmerizing”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

We took the catamaran enclosed cruise boat. There are books to brouse and buy about tierra del fuiego , framed art boxes with al the knots they use, local wine ( good quality and good price), my daughters had hot chocolate and dessert. It was relaxed and amazing. We stayed close to,the island to watch all the Cameron's and sea lions. It was drizzling and cold but the doors to get in and put are easy. The guard rails made us feel very safe, we had so much fun as a family videotaping the animals and the channel. My mom enjoyed staying inside, and her views were excellent, completely open and magical. We took the Last hour we could book because the sun never sets and gets so interesting! We loved beagle channel touring on the local tour!,

Visited December 2012
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Ushuaia, Argentina
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“What's there to review? It's _the Beagle Channel_!”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

That basically sums it up. We didn't venture far from Ushuaia, but as far as we could see the Channel has an awesome scenery. Lot's of small islands, penguins, sea lions and watching the clouds swirl around the Darwin Cordillera is plain awesome.

Visited January 2013
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West hartford Ct
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“Wondeful Penguin Tour”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

Went specifically to Ushuaia to see the penguins and was not disappointed. We took the Pira Tours trip and not only did we see uncountable numbers of Magellan Penguins but saw two Kings as well. The trip was perfect, the guide's English was good and we were very happy that we added Ushuaia to our Argentina plan!

Visited December 2012
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“Sea lions”
Reviewed January 21, 2013

Not a lot to see but the two islands each with a raft of sea lions made the trip worthwhile. There are also several different types of birds to be seen.

Visited January 2013
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