Ushuaia, located in the Argentinean province of Tierra del Fuego, is the world’s southernmost city and one of the most visited worldwide. It is also the dream city that every traveler wants to visit at least once in a lifetime. Tours in Ushuaia with children are easy because it offers many activities to suit different ages and interests.
Ushuaia’s southern location has given it the epic title of being the city of the “End of the World”. Ushuaia has an infinity of landscapes, flora and fauna that will enchant anyone, even the youngest members of the family. In addition, it offers all kinds of activities and tours depending on the time of the year and the interests of each family.
Here are 4 tours to do in Ushuaia with kids!
- NAVIGATING THE BEAGLE CHANNEL
This epic channel was crossed in 1833 by Charles Darwin on board. Since that date, Cape Horn and the interoceanic channel that separates Argentina from Chile has become one of the most visited spots in the region.
Most children love to get on a boat and see the land from open waters. There are different routes to navigate the Beagle Channel that adapt to the tastes of each family.
The favorite tour for children is the one that includes the sea lion island. Watching these giants live will thrill even the youngest members of the family.
In addition, you will be able to observe from the ship different islets and buildings of Ushuaia, even the well-known Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse, which is the protagonist of all the postcards of the city.
Here is more information about the Beagle Channel navigation with a visit to the sea lions island.
- TIERRA DE FUEGO NATIONAL PARK
It is the ideal scenery for walking with children and picnics enjoying nature in its purest state. The huge park begins on the shores of the Beagle Channel and extends to the Beauvoir Mountain Range. In addition to the imposing Fagnano and Roca lakes, the park is crossed by rivers, glaciers and lush forests. All this magical scenery is crowned by the snow-capped peaks of the Andes Mountain Range.
The best way to get to the park is with the “End of the World Train”.
Here is more information about the tour to Tierra del Fuego National Park
- THE END OF THE WORLD TRAIN
Every child (and adults too) loves trains, especially when they cross spectacular landscapes as the “End of the World Train” does. This mythical train was built with the sole purpose of supplying the old Ushuaia Prison. Today, it is only used for tourist purposes and travels a total of 8 kilometers between the most beautiful places of the Argentinean Patagonia.
Towards the end of the trip and after crossing several valleys, the train enters the lush subpolar Magellanic forest. There, you will be able to see unique trees and species, heritage of the Tierra del Fuego National Park.
Here is more information about the tour to the “End of the World Train”
- THE END OF THE WORLD MUSEUM AND USHUAIA CITY TOUR
The city of Ushuaia has a lot to show: emblematic buildings and many interactive museums to visit with children. The End of the World Museum is one of the most popular. Here, the history of the province of Tierra del Fuego is exhibited, from the first native tribes to the time of European colonization, where you can get the stamp of the end of the world for your passport!
Here is some more information about the “City Tour” in Ushuaia