1 Arriving in Ushuaia by plane

The city’s dramatic location – wedged between the tail-end of the Andes and the Beagle Channel – makes this a landing to remember.

2 Fresh king crab

Plucked straight from the Beagle Channel, centolla appears on menus throughout Ushuaia, and is delicious served in soups, baked in its shell or simply grilled.

3 Wildlife in the Beagle Channel

Spot albatrosses and sea lions, terns and whales as you brave the elements on a boat trip through this stunningly beautiful, mountain-fringed waterway.

4 Estancia Harberton

Get a unique insight into the life of some of the early European settlers – and their interactions with the local indigenous communities – at Estancia Harberton.

5 Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego

Parakeets and hummingbirds are some of the surprising inhabitants of this national park, which spans 630 square kilometres of mountains, lakes, forests and tundra.

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