Isla Martillo, Ushuaia

4.7
#7 of 19 in Nature in Ushuaia
Catch a boat to Isla Martillo, a small island home to thousands of penguins where you can get close and observe them in their natural habitat. A guide takes you through authorised trails where you can get as close as 3 m (10 ft) to Gentoo and Magellanic penguins. Look out for other animals such as the penguin's main predator, the skua bird. Importantly, know that only one tour company allows you to land on the island to see the penguins, other tour companies can only offer you views from the boat. To visit Isla Martillo and get the most from your holiday in Ushuaia, create itinerary details personal to you using our Ushuaia online tour planner.
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  • You cannot visit Ushuaia without a tour to Martillo Island (Isla Martillo) for the Ushuaia Penguin tour. Many places in town organise the Ushuaia penguin tour. But we can highly recommend Piratour...  more »
  • My husband and I went to Ushuaia as part of our 20 day tour to the Patagonia. The last stop was the famous Southernmost city of Ushuaia. We went to the tourism office and they recommended Piratour...  more »

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