The Full Day King Penguin is an unforgettable tour during your visit to Patagonia
Our out Full Day King Penguin visits the second largest penguin on the planet. It is a migratory bird that moves from its breeding sites on some sub-Antarctic islands in search of food.
On the coast of Tierra del Fuego we know that this species of penguins has been a frequent visitor since the time in which the Selknam or Onas natives lived, due to the fact that bone remains of the King Penguin have been found in their archaeological sites.
Navigation through the Strait of Magellan to Tierra del Fuego and the King Penguin Park
Leaving very early in the morning, we will pick you up at your hotel or place of accommodation to go to the ferry that leaves from Terminal Tres Puentes in Punta Arenas to Porvenir on a 2-hour journey through the Strait of Magellan, the largest island in Chile.
During the navigation, it will be possible to see pelagic birds “high seas” such as petrels, sea lions and dolphins, characteristic fauna of the southern channels.
City Tour around Porvenir, Capital of Tierra del Fuego
Arriving at the island we will go to the city of Porvenir, an obligatory step in our Full Day to Tierra del Fuego and King Penguin Park, donde visitaremos el famosowhere we will visit the famous Fernando Cordero Museum and learn about the history of Tierra del Fuego, introduction of local livestock and culture of the nomadic culture of the Selknam or Onas.
We will finish our city tour in the Plaza de los Selknam. Then we will make a break for lunch at the Porvenir center.
Full Day King Penguin – Birdwatching of the second largest penguin on the planet
We will continue our journey through the Patagonian pampas until we reach Bahía Inútil, where the only colony of King Penguins is located in South America. The King Penguin Park is a particular conservation and research project for both the King Penguin and the entire area of the park and its surroundings.
In this place, a team of expert guides await us to give a brief scientific talk. Later we will go to the observation area where we will have a visit time of approximately 1 hour and a half.
We end this Full Day King Penguin Park returning to board the ferry that will take us on a navigation back to the continent.
Bilingual guide (Spanish and English)
Ticket to the King Penguin Park
What to bring to the Full Day King Penguin?
Sunglasses, sunscreen, water, hat for the sun, hat and gloves for the cold, buff, windbreaker, rain jacket and down jacket.
What is the price of the entrance to the King Penguin Park?
You can check the updated ticket price directly on the King Penguin Park website.
How can I pay the ticket to the King Penguin Park?
CASH – Only in Chilean pesos (CLP).
CHECKS – From banks with operations in Chile.
DEBIT/CREDIT CARDS – They have a payment terminal with cards, but due to the weak mobile telephone signal in the area and the adverse weather conditions, we recommend taking into account the payment of the entrance in cash or check from Chilean banks.
Important note: Pickup available only in the urban area of Punta Arenas or Puerto Natales.
Check the contracting terms of the tour Full Day King Penguin Park.
Full day or half day tour in regular service.
The places to be visited are subject to change the same day of the tour in case of adverse weather conditions.
The end time of this activity could be modified due to weather conditions, so we recommend that you do not buy tickets to leave Punta Arenas or Puerto Natales until three hours after the scheduled time for return, or leave your trip for the day following after the end of the tour.
For December 25 and January 1, the tour could have price and schedule variations.
Cancellation with a minimum of 48 hours before, 100% refund depending on the payment method. Check the particular conditions of each product in case you have to cancel within a period of less than 48 hours.
If the passenger does not show up at the times defined for the tour, there will be no refund.
Suspension due to weather conditions: Full refund will be made when the company cancels before starting the service.
During the development of the activity, no refund of money is contemplated, in this case because they are factors external to the company.
If there is compensation for a special situation, it will be agreed with the people, and will be defined by the development of the travel program.
Important: No tour includes accident insurance.
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