Gable Island & Penguin Rookery in Harberton Ranch

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Enjoy a trip through the Beagle Channel to discover the wildlife of the region and reach Gable Island. Marvel in front of their cliffs and admire the marine wildlife (penguins, sea lions, cormorant) that visit the island. End the day enjoying lunch on the island. 

Day Tour


Gable Island & Penguin Rookery in Harberton Ranch

  • Transfer from and back to your hotel
  • Lunch in the island
  • Motorboat to Martillo Island (observation)
  • Gable Island exploration
  • Duration: Full-Day

This program is a beautiful journey into the almost uninhabited, peaceful location of the first “estancia” in Tierra del Fuego: Harberton Ranch. This full-day, active tour takes passengers for a ride, to navigate, to walk and to make discoveries in one of the roughest and most beautiful places in the Beagle Channel. From the hotel, we leave Ushuaia Eastbound along National Route No. 3 and Route “J”. Once at Harberton Ranch we propose to visit the Marine Mammal Museum, and the surroundings of one of the first white men settlements in Tierra del Fuego. On board a motorboat we will leave towards Martillo Island. From the boat, we’ll have the chance to see penguins in their breeding lair. Navigation on the motorboat continues up to the main attraction of the day: the enormous Gable Island, where lunch with a good Patagonian wine, soft drink and mineral water await. After coffee, go for a hike to know more of this gorgeous island, crossing over beaver dams and through the forest to reach the Beagle Channel shore. From there take the boat to reach Puerto Harberton, and to hop on the bus to Ushuaia.

  • Valid from October to April
  • Age restriction for the canoeing: + 5 


  • Transfers mentioned above (shared service)
  • Tours in shared service
  • Meals: Lunch
  • Bilingual guide (English/Spanish)
  • Equipment 


  • Walking with the penguin (you will see them from the boat)
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fee to National Park (USD10)
  • Estancia Harberton entrance fee  (USD6)
My tour Gable Island & Penguin Rookery in Harberton Ranch
Total duration hours10 -
Number of travellers
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