Four Wheel Drive Adventure
Duration: 4 hours
Tour Code: USH-005
Enjoy a four-wheeling tour and then relax at Ushuaia's heights during this scenic off-road expedition in the Fuegian wilderness.
Depart the pier aboard a Land Rover Defender vehicle and begin your approximate one-hour drive north along National Route 3 to the glacial valleys area. As you make your way to Carbajal Valley, feast your eyes on the view of Mount Olivia guarding a valley surrounded by snowy peaks, dense forest and marshes. Leaving the main road, you will travel off-road for approximately 45 minutes up to an hour over some thrilling tracks. Following your off-road adventure, you will enjoy a 30 minute hike along the sub-Antarctic forest and peat bogs. A spectacular lookout over the Alvear mountain range offers up panoramic views of the White Dome and Bonete mountains.
Afterwards, a winter resort and sled dog kennel will open its doors for you to enjoy a light refreshment and an give you an opportunity to take some final photos before returning to the ship by minibus, stopping at the viewpoint of Playa Larga en route.
Please note: This excursion travels through rough terrain and is not recommended for guests with back problems or pregnant women. Drivers and guides can only assist guests to get on/off vehicles but not during stops. The tour includes an optional 30 minute hike that travels over uneven, natural terrain. Guests not wishing to participate in the hike can stay at the resort. The tour is not available to wheelchair guests and may not be suitable for those with mobility concerns who are cautioned to carefully evaluate their personal level of stamina and ability. All participants must complete a liability waiver form before being allowed to take part in the tour. The tour will be operated in two groups where some will begin the tour by Land Rover, returning by minibus and others will do the tour in reverse.