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King Penguin Park

The King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) is the second largest penguin after the Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri).

The King Penguin is a migratory bird that moves from their nesting grounds found in sub-Antarctic islands to search for food. We know that the penguins have been migrating to the coast of Tierra de Fuego for quite some time. The Selknam found remains of the penguins at many archeological sites. The Selknam named the penguins “Kéj ‘emkenn.”

The King Penguin Park is located in the Bahía Inútil sector of Tierra del Fuego in Chilean Patagonia. More specifically it is located on kilometer 14 of route Y-85 on Block 136, which belongs to the San Clemente ranch.

PROGRAM:

Pick-up in a private transfer is at 6:00 AM from Puerto Natales heading towards Primera Angostura. You will then cross the Magallanic Stretch and once you arrive to Tierra de Fuego you will continue on land to the King Penguin Park.

You will leave Punta Arenas at around 20:00PM and arrive to Puerto Natales at approximately 22:00PM.

PENGUIN COLONY TOUR:

King Penguin Park (Tierra del Fuego)

- Private tour
- Ferry ticket
- Lunch




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