Why visit Tierra del Fuego & Ushuaia
A diverse province that features barren and windswept plains, virgin lenga forests and glaciers that descend to the ocean, Tierra del Fuego is a captivating destination that embraces its position as the southernmost landmass of South America. The windswept town of Ushuaia, which has retained its pioneering feel, is an industrial port and the gateway to Antarctica, and is commonly thought of as the southernmost city in the world.
About Tierra del Fuego & Ushuaia
The enormous province of Tierra del Fuego is shared between Chile and Argentina and lies just beyond the Strait of Magellan, the natural ocean passage that links the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
Our specialist's 'must do'
Perhaps board a catamaran to navigate on the Beagle Channel, fish in some of the world's finest trout rivers between November and March, or go hiking through the jarring Lapataia National Park. Alternatively, for the ultimate ocean-bound adventure, plan to join a sailing trip around the Patagonian fjords or a longer voyage to Antarctica.
What can you do in Tierra Del Fuego & Ushuaia
- Ride in a 4x4 excursion to the pristine azure Escondido Lake
- Visit the intriguing old prison in Ushuaia, originally designed to harbour seasoned criminals
- Board a light aircraft for a flight over the Beagle Channel and the Andean Mountains
- During the winter months, try cross-country skiing or dog-sledding
- Post a letter and get your passport stamped at 'the post office at the End of the World'