Les Éclaireurs Lighthouse, Ushuaia

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Landmark · Tourist Spot
Remote-controlled and uninhabited, the historic Les Éclaireurs Lighthouse stands out prominently, marking the end of the world near the southernmost tip of South America. In operation since 1920, the 11 m (36 ft) tall red and white conically shaped lighthouse is a popular tourist attraction, easily reached from Ushuaia by boat tour. Along the way, try to spot some local wildlife, which includes sea lions and penguins. Discover how to plan a Ushuaia trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • It's just a lighthouse but it is Faro del Fin del Mundo Les Eclaireures -- the Lighthouse at the End of the World. That's the very lighthouse that inspired Jules Verne's novel of the same name. And....  more »
  • go to see the sea lions, this is a good way to see them close by you have lots of them and this is easy to see from a boat  more »
  • This is the favorite meeting point for cormorants and seals, they are happily stinking and flying all around the the rock and the lighthouse. I would suggest to stop on the way to the penguin island and not to make a trip just to come here. Sunset was lovely!
  • The southern most light house of the world. It is an amazing site. Must visit
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