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What to do in Ushuaia?

Our tips for your time before or after your cruise

What to do in Ushuaia?

What to do in Ushuaia?

Here are some suggestions for visiting Ushuaia before or after your Antarctic cruise:

  1. If you are unsure whether to extend your visit to Ushuaia before or after your expedition cruise, we recommend that you take a few days off after your cruise. The reason: An expedition cruise to Antarctica can be very tiring. You'll be spending a lot of time off-board, hiking, exploring, in the Zodiacs, and getting lots of sun and fresh air. We recommend that you take a few days after the cruise to relax and let the impressions sink in.

  2. Tierra del Fuego National Park: Don't miss the opportunity to visit this stunning national park, where you can hike, take in the scenery and even ride the End of the World Train.

  3. Explore the city: Wander the bustling streets of Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world. Visit the Prison Museum or the Maritime and Prison Museum - it's quite good!

  4. Eat the best fish in the world at the restaurant VOLVER. You need to book, and it's not cheap, but the "Merluza Negra" is without doubt the best fish you'll find. If you do go for it, we'd recommend just ordering the plain version, not the one with shrimp and seafood sauce. No need for fancy extras when the fish is so delicious! Of course, you can also try the King Crab, another popular dish here, but the Merluza Negra takes it to another level.

  5. If you visit before your cruise, use the time to buy or hire some equipment. There are many shops offering good quality gear, some even for hire!

  6. Meet other travellers: Get together with other travellers in your hotel or local café to share experiences and travel tips. At the end of the world you are sure to meet some interesting people!

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