Steep streets, rows of colourful buildings, a busy port and snow-capped mountains define the world’s southernmost city.

Penguins in Ushuaia.
We recommend looking out for the amazing wildlife in Ushuaia

Nestled at the southernmost tip of South America in the Province of Tierra del Fuego, Ushuaia stands as a captivating gateway to Patagonia’s wild and untamed landscapes. Known as the "End of the World, beginning of everything," this enchanting city in Argentina boasts a unique blend of rugged natural beauty and rich cultural heritage.

Surrounded by towering snow-capped mountains, pristine glacial fjords, and Beagle Channel’s icy waters, Ushuaia is a hub for adventure seekers, nature enthusiasts, and intrepid explorers alike. Whether trekking through the awe-inspiring Tierra del Fuego National Park, embarking on a thrilling expedition to Antarctica, or simply soaking in the charm of its colourful streets adorned with quaint shops, houses with traditional facades, and welcoming cafes, Ushuaia promises an unforgettable journey to the edge of the Earth.

During your trip to Ushuaia, learn more about the environment with a visit to the Bahía Encerrada Urban Nature Reserve, where you’ll find a historic bird nesting place. Along the waterfront, there are many curiosities, including the Falkland Islands Memorial, which pays tribute to fallen soldiers and Saint Christopher, a ship stranded on the shore. Before leaving, stop at the post office – it’s your last chance to send mail before travelling to Antarctica.

 

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