Penguins Magdalena & Marta Island
Penguins in Punta Arenas, make your visit complete into patagonia and check the penguins in magdalena and marta island, make your reservation and enjoy the Magellan Strait
Magdalena & Marta Island Navigation
We navigate everyday trhought the Strait of Magellan to Magdalena and marta Island. Magdalena Island hosts more than 150.000 penguins every yearrs and Marta Island hosts arround 1000 sea lions
Season: From October 1st until April 5th
Trip length: 4,30 hr
"Penguins and Sea Lions in Patagonia an unforgettable experience"
Both islands form an interesting ecosystem, making an obligatory visit for any visitor, whereas Marta Island lodges more than 1000 Sea lions, Cormorants, Skuas, Austral seagull, Antartic pigeon and Sea elephants. The Magdalena Island allows us to interact with one of the majors colonies of Magellan Penguins, going beyond the 150,000 birds.
To protect wild life, Marta Island is only circumnavigated to admire and photograph the Colony and the diversity of marine birds that live there. However in Magdalena Island it is possible to disembark for about one hour, to walk and to interact with the colony. This excursion departure is from our office every day, depending on
Early in the morning we start with this unparalleled adventure, after checking in at our office, we head to Laredo Bay to board speedboats, we navigate 45 minutes to Magdalena Island, where we stay for 1 hour with our guide to know the natural habitat of the Magellanic Penguins in the largest colony of South America. We continue our journey to Isla Marta to see sea lions, imperial cormorants and hundreds of southern gulls. Then we return to the pier and to Punta Arenas.
Depending on the luck we will be able to see Austral Dolphins and Toninas Overa.