Hidden at the end of the world

 Destination

King Penguin Park & Stromatolites

Tierra del Fuego, Chile

This full day consists of two fundamental spot to see during the excursion which are : King Penguin Park and Laguna de los Cisnes (Stromatolites). These two places are not only interesting in the sense of interact and connect with themselves but also from the point of view naturalistic, historical, archeological and biological, giving to the excursion an extra value by learning in depth about it, by people who live in Tierra del Fuego.

Program schedule:

Day tour in Tierra del Fuego starts and finishes in Punta Arenas. We will pick you up from your place of stay and drive to terminal Tres Puentes. We will enjoy the cross of famous Strait of Magellan by ferry. Once we arrive to Bahia Chilota we will starts our excursion which will take us in a trip back in time (3.8 billions years ago) to the very beginning of life on earth. Laguna de los Cisnes - Natural Monument which is home for microorganisms knows as Stromatolites. Next we will visit Porvenir - capital of Tierra del Fuego, its muesum and Lookout Hain Selknam Park with the view on the bay and the town. From Porvenir, in a route of 115km through Cordon Baquedano, is the Gold Circuit. At a hight of 500m, you will enjoy wonderful views of Tierra del Fuego and the Strait of Magellan. Next we will travel along side the coast of Tierra del Fuego (Bahía Inutil). Throughout the time of the excursion we will admire the wildlife an specially the icon of this great Island-Guanaco. We reach Estancia Onaisín, an old farm and than excursion will takes us through the village of Marazzi, an area of great arheological intrests. Numerous erratic rocks indicate the spots where Selknam bones - first inhabitants of Tierra del Fuego, have been found. Witness to the retreat of the great glacier that once stretched across the island. Here we will have a short walk between giant rocks. Optionally, we can enjoy a local cuisine having a lunch at Estancia Tres Hermanos. Finally our excursion takes us to the King Penguin Park. Here we will spend 1 hour observing and admiring the beauty of this Antartic bird. After this amazing time we will come back to Punta Arenas. 

Highlights:

  • Strait of Magellan
  • Stromatolites - Laguna de los Cisnes
  • Porvenir - capital of Tierra del Fuego and Hain Selknam Park
  • Cordon Baquedano - Gold Circuit
  • Estancia Onaisin
  • Erratic rocks
  • King Penguin Park

PRICE:

 US$ 90

*RATE PER PERSON

*MIN 2 PERSONS MAX 10 PERSONS

*PRIVATE SERVICE ON PREVIOUS REQUEST

Program includes:

  • Transport FORD VAN E-SERIES
  • Professional Local Guide of Tierra del Fuego (Spanish and English speaker)

Not includes:

  • Ferry tickets
  • Entrence fee to Porvenir's Museum
  • Access fee to Erratic rocks
  • Entrence fee to King Penguin Park
  • Optional: lunch at Estancia Tres Hermanos US$18
  • Travel Insurance (Required)
  • Additional food, alcohol, tips or any other thing non include in the program

Additional informations:

This tour is available during all the year, apart of June. It is a full day tour and we recommend to wear comfortable, waterproof and windstopper clothes and shoes for trekking/mountaineering or outdoor activities. If you have any dietary requirements, please let us know.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BOOK A TOUR PLEASE SEND US A MESSAGE 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
- - - Stromatolites Stromtolites - Laguna de los Cisnes Flamingos at Laguna de los Cisnes