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
Winter has begun in Ushuaia and both the city streets and the exciting landscapes of the End of the World are dressed in white. Although Ushuaia can be visited all year round, winter vacations are one of the best times to explore the region.
In addition to the snowy landscape, there are activities and tours during the winter vacations that are exclusive to the winter season.
Ushuaia is the southernmost city on the planet, a location that has given it the epic title of being the city of the “End of the World” and one of the most touristic spots in our country. And winter is the magical time to visit it. Take into account that winter in Ushuaia begins in June and lasts until September – October when there is still snow and the ski slopes are still open.
Ushuaia in winter vacations is a unique and memorable experience. Ideal for families, Ushuaia offers endless activities for children and for all tastes and budgets.
What to do during winter vacations in Ushuaia?
In winter, you can enjoy a large number of winter centers and seasonal activities, such as skiing, snowboarding, night walks in the snow, dog sledding, among others. Also, the snowy landscape is an amazing and unforgettable postcard. No doubt, Ushuaia in winter is a world to discover and rarely disappoints those who visit it.
Proudly, Ushuaia has one of the longest ski seasons in our country. In fact, the Castor Mountain is considered one of the best ski centers in the country. Why? Fuegian snow is worldwide recognized as the best snow in Argentina.
This winter center has the best snow quality due to its geographical position, on a southern slope, maintaining temperatures between -5 and 5 degrees Celsius average.
In Tolkeyen Patagonia, we offer two packages for you to come and enjoy the season in Castor Mountain.
MINI WEEK IN CASTOR MOUNTAIN
If you are visiting Ushuaia, get to know the best ski season in Castor Mountain. This winter center has the best snow quality due to its geographical position, on a southern slope, maintaining temperatures between -5 and 5 degrees average.
Learn more about this package in this link.
With the Ski Week, you will be able to enjoy the unique experience of skiing at the End of the World and also book a few days to visit Ushuaia and its must-see attractions. This package is ideal for skiers.
A visit to the Andes Mountain Range, its beauties and the activities that take place in a winter center are a must.
We will drive along National Route No. 3 until we reach the Garibaldi Pass Viewpoint, where we will stop to enjoy panoramic views of Escondido Lake, Fagnano Lake and its surroundings.
Learn more about this package in this link.
How to prepare for winter vacations in Ushuaia?
During the winter, weather in Ushuaia is cold and very dry. It has an average temperature of 1º, but the minimum temperatures can reach -10º. The good news: The city is very well equipped and snow and low temperatures are not a problem at all. Don’t worry about the cold. Here we tell you what to wear at The End of the World.
Visiting Ushuaia during winter vacations will be a lifetime memory.
Learn about all the tours available during winter vacations.
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