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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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French play on words

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 November 2016
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Toulouse, France
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Tallinn, Estonia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Ponta Grossa, PR
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Its a nice place, the tour of channel Beagle pass to the lighthouse too. Its a good attraction, but probably better in the summer.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

We saw the "lighthouse at the end of the world" from our Celebrity cruise ship. It is very pretty spot. The ship could not get that close but with glasses we could see it clearly. Photos do not do justice!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

so called the most southerly light house in the world - guess they forgot about the one at cape horn then> But probably one of the most photographed lighthouses in the world you will see it as part of the beagle channel trip and defiantly worth a photo or two

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

So you take the classic boat ride, you get to see the sea lions ( Lots of them) and be ready for your picture of the lighthouse. If in season definately go to see the penguins ( It has to be in the summer months for the southern hemisphere...)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

This lighthouse can only be seen when you take a boat tour (tres marias would be the recommendation). It is not possible to disembark on the island where the lighthouse is, but still nice to see it from the boat.

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