Bahia Lapataia, Ushuaia

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Dotted with rock islets and rugged shorelines, Bahia Lapataia serves as a haven for the region's plentiful waterfowl. Home to ducks, plovers, migratory geese, and others, the bay also boasts a thickly forested landscape covered in sub-Antarctic tree and shrub species. Explore the bay's surroundings by wandering along the many trails and boardwalks that crisscross the area, and note the stony hills carved out over millions of years by glacial movements. Keep an eye out for non-avian wildlife, such as otters, and other local landmarks, including the old lighthouse beacon, along the way. By using our Ushuaia road trip planner , you can arrange your visit to Bahia Lapataia and other attractions in Ushuaia.
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  • October 6, 2017
    Trails with stunning views of snow-capped peaks, with access that go down to the water, which can "hear" nature (water, birds, etc.). Magical environment.
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  • October 6, 2017
    Beautiful place!!! For nature lovers, get something to eat and drink, because there is no snack bars. Yields good pictures of landscapes and the famous end plate of ruta 3.
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  • October 4, 2017
    After the journey in the train of the end of the world, the continuous tour through the Park national of Tierra del Fuego, culminating in the Bay. In this place you can see completion virtually of the cordillera of the Andes, and to the naked eye are the mountains that serve as a milestone in the border between Argentina and Chile.
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Despite its nickname, Ushuaia is certainly not the end of the world when it comes to finding comfortable lodgings--as long as you plan ahead and reserve your room in advance. Hotels and hostels are equally crowded here during the peak season (October to March), so it's advisable to arrive with a solid reservation in hand. If you choose to visit during the winter (June to mid-September), expect to find many establishments closed for the season.
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