In the extreme south of Argentina, on the Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego, is Ushuaia…The end of the world …, the most southern city in the world. It is the capital of the province of Tierra del Fuego, Antarctica and South Atlantic Islands. A mythical, distant and immense place... also known as the gateway to Antarctica.
Only 12 km. from Ushuaia is the entrance to the “Tierra del Fuego National Park”, which combines marine, forest and mountain environments, giving a singular shape to the sea coast, lakes, valleys, extensive peatlands and magnificent forests dominated by lengas, sour cherries and ñires. Hiking lovers find all kinds of options on its perfectly marked trails; whether they are of high, medium or low difficulty.
The legendary Beagle Channel bathes its shores. Excursions to explore it aboard catamarans, sailboats, motorsailers, and yachts depart from the dock located in the center of the city. A great opportunity to spot sea lions, cormorants, petrels, condors, seagulls and the adorable penguins.
Being a city prepared 100% for tourism, the city of Ushuaia has all categories of hotels, cabins, shelters, and more.
Boat trips, mountaineering, trekking, snow sports, ecotourism, and lively commercial and cultural life in the city center offer an incomparable panorama to see.
The Beagle Channel produces some of the best king crabs in the world, facing our Patagonian coast the perfect conditions for fishing, at more than 1000 meters depth, the coveted Chilean Sea Bass are given. Dishes which are very difficult to find even in the best restaurants in the world, here are typical dishes that make our chefs proud and make the most demanding palates fall in love. Another of the typical dishes is Patagonian lamb, of superior quality.
DID YOU KNOW?... Ushuaia is considered the "international capital of Antarctic tourism"? 95% of world tourism that visits this inhospitable continent passes through this city. Due to its strategic location, just 1000 km from the Antarctic Peninsula, and having the adequate infrastructure for the attention of large cruise ships and expedition ships Ushuaia is the Gateway City to Antarctica.