Tierra del Fuego Places

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Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego

Scenic Flights

The gorgeous scenery and island topography of the area is readily appreciated on a Cessna tour. Aeroclub Ushuaia. Aeroclub Ushuaia offers half-hour and hour-long trips.The half-hour flight (340 pesos per passenger; 400 pesos for one passenger alone) with a local pilot takes you over Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego National Park, and the Beagle Channel with views of area glaciers, waterfalls, and snowcapped islands south to Cape Horn. A 60-minute flight (575 pesos per passenger; 725 pesos, for one passenger alone) crosses the Andes to the Escondida and Fagnano lakes. Antiguo Aeropuerto, Tierra del Fuego, 9410. 2901/421–717. www.aeroclubushuaia.org.ar.

Heli-Ushuaia. Heli-Ushuaia offers 15-minute flights over the city for a minimum of two people for US$150 each and hour-long trips if you've got money to burn. Antiguo Aeropuerto, Tierra del Fuego, 9410. 2901/444–444. www.heliushuaia.com.ar.

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