Faro Les Eclaireurs, Ushuaia

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Remote-controlled and uninhabited, the historic Faro Les Eclaireurs stands out prominently, marking the end of the world near the southernmost tip of South America. In operation since 1920, the 11 m (36 ft) tall red and white conically shaped lighthouse is a popular tourist attraction, easily reached from Ushuaia by boat tour. Along the way, try to spot some local wildlife, which includes sea lions and penguins. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Faro Les Eclaireurs and many more Ushuaia attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Ushuaia trip builder.
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  • Wonderful is the experience of sailing the Beagle shank, we did it in a small boat which allows one approach more to the islands of the channel and a personalized guides. We loved it!
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  • I met the lighthouse doing a tour of the waters of the Beagle Channel. The Guide explained the whole story, showing old pictures, simply amazing! Impossible to leave to take photo in front of the lighthouse. Loved it!
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  • Their function is very important to the Beagle Channel navigation, whether for ships coming from the South Atlantic and Pacific
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  • In the middle of eagle channel which we passed by the boat. There were birds in this little island but all migrated out to another place because a disease rampant last year. This is probably the southernmost light house on earth. Although it has ceased to operate, the light house represent an era of the importance of Argentina. A historic relic it is...
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  • This navigation is a must if you came up here. With lunch and dessert, drink less. Rico! To not get dizzy. You reach the lighthouse from the end of the world. Magnificent.
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  • The view is fantastic. Highly recommended!
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  • Good walk in Ushuaia Bay
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