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Faro Les Eclaireurs

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Ushuaia, Argentina
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Beagle Channel and Seal Island Catamaran Tour from Ushuaia
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Beagle Channel Sailing Tour from Ushuaia
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Beagle Channel Sailing Tour: Islands, Penguins and Estancia Harberton
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Ushuaia, Argentina
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We took a catamaran tour and made it to the spot and it was very nice. Took several pictures and enjoyed it

Thank AGarcia7779
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This is a slightly conically shaped lighthouse standing on the island of Les Eclaireurs, which it takes its name from. It is approx. six miles east of Ushuaia in the Beagle Channel. It is eleven metres high, round, no windows, painted red and white and...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I experience this visit as part of the Channel of Beagle guided tour. They took us around this island in the boat. It is only accessible by boat and it is still operational. The island where is stands is inhabited so it is automated and...More

Thank Osgales
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

You see it when you do the Beagle Channel navigation. The lighthouse was built by the prisoners at the Ushuaia Presidio.

Thank Juan Carlos S
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We saw the lighthouse as a part of a boat trip. It is an ordinary lighthouse but is in a beautiful setting.

Thank Smokie24
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Passed this landmark in the boat. Nothing special but in a picturesque setting. I would not go just to see this .

Thank grannycp2015
Reviewed 23 February 2017

You need to hire a boat to sail the channel but they pretty much all pass by the lighthouse. You'll get close enough to see the cormorants and seals.

Thank svsp
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Whilst taking a cruise in the Beagle Channel we visited this lovely old lighthouse which provides some lovely photograph opportunities. We just looked at the lighthouse and let our imaginations go to think of the maritime stories the lighthouse could relate. There was also an...More

Thank ScotsmanEssexUK
Reviewed 5 February 2017

The view from here is simply spectacular! I recommend doing an excursion with Patagonia Advanture Explorer, as I had a great time with them!

Thank Sere_EB
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We took a Rumbo Sur catamaran tour of Ushuaia Bay from our Princess cruise ship. The lighthouse (Faro Les Eclaireurs) was on a small island in the Bay ((Beagle Channel) at the end of our tour. The sun was shining brightly on the lighthouse. It...More

Thank MaroonDawg67
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