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Faro Les Eclaireurs

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Address: Ushuaia, Argentina (Formerly Faro Les Éclaireurs)
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US$84.79*
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Beagle Channel and Seal Island Catamaran Tour from Ushuaia
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US$91.00*
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Beagle Channel Sailing Tour from Ushuaia
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Beagle Channel Sailing Tour: Islands, Penguins and Estancia Harberton

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A place to let your imagination wander.

Whilst taking a cruise in the Beagle Channel we visited this lovely old lighthouse which provides some lovely photograph opportunities. We just looked at the lighthouse and let... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You need to hire a boat to sail the channel but they pretty much all pass by the lighthouse. You'll get close enough to see the cormorants and seals.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Whilst taking a cruise in the Beagle Channel we visited this lovely old lighthouse which provides some lovely photograph opportunities. We just looked at the lighthouse and let our imaginations go to think of the maritime stories the lighthouse could relate. There was also an interesting colony of sea lions. A must if an the Beagle Channel.

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Modena, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view from here is simply spectacular! I recommend doing an excursion with Patagonia Advanture Explorer, as I had a great time with them!

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Montgomery, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a Rumbo Sur catamaran tour of Ushuaia Bay from our Princess cruise ship. The lighthouse (Faro Les Eclaireurs) was on a small island in the Bay ((Beagle Channel) at the end of our tour. The sun was shining brightly on the lighthouse. It was beautiful. There were cormorants and gulls circling overhead and sea lions on the rocks... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

A must see scenic landscape. This is at the end of the world. Wonderful Patagonia! You will enjoy seeing the wildlife around there like the cormorants, see lions and penguins.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Although we also did the tour (1000 pesos) around the lighthouse I wouldn't go for it for the second time. Frankly it's just a 2 hour boat trip along the Beagle canal around the lighthouse and back. Lots of people taking photos with their phones of sealions, birds and the lighthouse itself. The lighthouse is the furthest attraction of the... More 

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Toulouse, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

A landmark as part of the Beagle Channel excursions, close to the sea lion island, the lighthouse is aptly named since "Eclaireurs" has double meaning in French - those who bring light, and scouts. Both appropriate in this environment at the end of the world!

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Bucaramanga, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

It takes around 4 hours sailing from Ushuaia Port to the lighthouse. The indications of the tour guide were very accurate. You can see Sea lions and a lot of birds. Recommended! Note: After buying the excursion you must pay a tax for leaving the port. it's around $20ARS.

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Punta Arenas, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We did visit the lighthouse with the boat, you can go very close to it. Nice to hear the history of this lightouse.

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Campinas, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We got there on a boat trip, and the view was amazing! Besides the lighthouse, there is plenty of nature all around to admire. I had a very romantic time there!

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