Considered the southernmost city in the world, Ushuaia is situated in a wide bay on the southern coast of Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego. Cruise to Ushuaia and you’ll quickly notice the subpolar oceanic climate with a lot of humidity. This climate is perfect for the many incredible wildlife attractions, such as local birds, seals, penguins and orcas. Due to its southern location, Ushuaia has grown in popularity for ships cruising to Antarctica. Not far from the cruise port you are introduced to incredible hiking, sailing, skiing and even scuba diving. Featured below are a few of our favorite experiences for the cruise port of Ushuaia, Argentina:
- Explore the natural beauty of Tierra del Fuego National Park as you stroll along the mountains, rivers and lagoons.
- Be sure to visit the Ushuaia Jail, which isn’t your typical jail. This one offers a museum, arctic expeditions, beautiful paintings and many more incredible arctic real life experiences.
- Jump on a fully functioning steam train at The End of the World Train. As you tour the local area, hear stories and take in the incredible views that surround you.
- All Aboard! Book a shore excursion aboard a locally operated boat to take you out into the Beagle Channel where you are bordered by the most beautiful white capped mountain peaks and icy cold blue water.