Passengers must approach at 06:30 a.m to the address Jose Nogueira #1255, Punta Arenas for making their check-in.
After doing the check-in, at the tour provider's office, we'll start this must do trip to an unforgiving place.
Located 32 km northeast of Punta Arenas, in the middle of the Strait of Magellan, Magdalena Island is a must for animal lovers, hosting the greatest colony of penguins in the continental region. This island is a protected area since 1982, year in which it was renamed “Los Pinguinos Natural Moment”. It has an interesting ecosystem, with more than 60.000 couple of penguins which come during the summer in order to reproduce and other kind of birds, such as cormorants and Andean seagull.
We will reach the Island after a navigation of about 40 min. Once disembarked, you will have about one hour to walk around and take picture. Visitors may complete the visit by reaching “The Lighthouse” environmental interpretation center where information about the history of the strait and the ecological richness of the islands is provided.