When's the best time to visit Tierra del Fuego?
This far south, you will benefit from long daylight hours and mild temperatures between Dec (when it is light until 1am) and the end of Feb, though you can have snow flurries at any time of the year. In the winter, snowy landscapes are beautiful here but hiking is not practical.
For more detailed information visit our When To Go section.
What's the official language of Tierra del Fuego?
How do I get local currency in Tierra del Fuego?
Notes in local currency can be withdrawn from the many ATMs along the main street of Ushuaia, calle San Martín, using a UK credit or debit card. A couple of banks also change money.
What's the time difference between Tierra del Fuego and UK?
GMT -3 hours.
What places combine well with Tierra del Fuego?
El Calafate and the Perito Moreno Glacier, 564 km (50mins by air); most Antarctic cruises depart from Ushuaia; Buenos Aires (3.5hrs by air); a cruise to Punta Arenas in Chilean Patagonia on MV Australis.
How do I get to Tierra del Fuego?
Direct flights from Buenos Aires take 3.5 hours.
What are the festivals and cultural and sporting events in Tierra del Fuego?
The skiing season is Jun-Sep.
If you still have questions, please contact us and one of our Travel Experts will be happy to help.
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