Join this action packed 4x4 off-road adventure and discover the wild and untamed beauty of this southernmost region - a pristine habitat for unique fauna and flora. Enjoy a half-day four-wheeling experience and some relaxation at Ushuaia's heights during this scenic off-road expedition in the Fuegian wilderness.
Depart the pier aboard a Land Rover Defender vehicle and begin your approximate one-hour drive north along National Route 3 to the glacial valleys area. As you make your way to Carbajal Valley, feast your eyes with the view of Mount Olivia guarding a valley surrounded by snowy peaks, dense forest and marshes, where the off-road will take you for some 45 minutes up to an hour of thrilling tracks. After this you will enjoy an approximately 30-minute walk along the sub Antarctic forest and peat bogs that ends at a lookout over the Alvear mountain range with panoramic views of the White Dome and Bonete mountains.
A winter resort and sled dog kennel will open its doors for you to enjoy a light refreshment and an opportunity for your last photos before returning to the ship by minibus, stopping at the viewpoint of Playa Larga.
Need to Know:
Note: Tour involves approximately 1/2 mile of walking over uneven, natural ground and steep terrain with 20 steps. Terrain can also be soft and muddy at times. Not recommended for those with back or neck problems and physical limitations due to the rough overland driving. Half of the group will leave the pier by minibus and return by 4 wheel drive.
Tours with this activity level involve physical exertion for extended periods of time; can involve uneven or steep terrain or swimming in a light current. Recommended only for physically fit and adventurous travelers.