Flight over Ushuaia by helicopter

Flight over Ushuaia by helicopter

Discover the wonderful glaciers, valleys and rivers, mountains and shores of the Beagle Channel, as well as inevitables near Ushuaia.

Argentina Excepción presents you four flight options over Ushuaia and the Beagle Channel in private helicopters. This first flight offers you unforgettable sensations and will make you discover the city of Ushuaia and its surroundings from above.

OPTION LANDING CERRO LE CLOCHE

Helicopter flight over Ushuaia, Laguna Esmeralda, Monte Olivia and landing Cerro Le Cloché.

Circuit : After a review of safety rules in the naval aviation base of Ushuaia, we take off to the north. We find the harbor and city from the air. We continue to gain height to marvel at the imposing Monte Olivia. We pass over the beautiful Valle Carbajal and the captivating emerald lagoon appears. We turn in southbound and to land on the summit of Cerro Cloche. We disembark the helicopter to capture a unique moment face to face with the city of the end of the world, the Beagle Channel and the Andes.

Helicopters: Robinson 44 (3 fleets). See our fleet.

Distances and duration: 3 km from the city center to Ushuaia Naval Air station, ie 10 minutes by car, the tour lasts about an hour and 20 minutes, with 30 minutes of flight.

OPTION LAGUNA ESMERALDA

Helicopter flight over Ushuaia, Monte Olivia, Valle Tierra Mayor, Laguna Esmeralda.

Circuit: Departure at the old airport of Ushuaia, after a safety briefing with the crew. Off to the north, the helicopter flies over the city of Ushuaia and its port. Taking height you reach the territory of Valle Tierra Mayor, where you distinguish Mount Olivia, majestic mountain of 1470 meters. On your left, the Carbajal valley. Continuing your flight, you discover the Esmeralda lagoon, with a captivating color in lush unspoiled nature.

Helicopters: Robinson 44 (3 seats). See fleet.

Distances and duration 3 km from the city center to Ushuaia Naval Air station, ie 10 minutes by car, the tour lasts about an hour, with 15 minutes of flight.

OPTION VALLE DE LOBOS and BACK IN SLEIGH

Helicopter flight over Ushuaia, Canal Beagle, Cerro Le Cloché and return sleigh snow (only un winter).

Circuit: Ever since the old airport of Ushuaia, this tour makes you fly over Tierra Mayor Valley and Mount Olivia. On your left, the beautiful Carbajal Valley and the Esmeralda lagoon surprisingly beautiful. By heading south, you cross the Cordillera through the valle del rio Encajonado, until the Beagle Channel. Up the channel, you reach Mount The Bell at 1200 m altitude. The helicopter lands in the area to allow you to take pictures of the city of Ushuaia, the Beagle Channel and the Andes with a unique perspective. The flight continued in the valley of wolves, the helicopter arises a second time to let you enjoy a short snowshoe hike and ride a sled pulled by dogs during 45 minutes. Return to Ushuaia is by land.

Helicopters: Robinson 44 (3 seats). See fleet.

Distances and duration: 3 km from the city center to Ushuaia Naval Air station, ie 10 minutes by car. It takes a half-day trip with 30 minutes of flight.

OPTION BIG LAKES

Helicopter flight over Ushuaia, Tierra de Fuego lakes, Bahía Torito.

Circuit: The helicopter takes off from the old Ushuaia airport and headed north to fly over the city and harbor. After flying over the valley Tierra Mayor and the majestic Mount Olivia, you discover the Carbajal valley where the beautiful lagoon Esmeralda, captivating by its beauty. Your path continues to the ski resort Cerro Castor, near Escondido and Fagnano lakes and Santa Laura, San Ricardo and Margarita lagoons. The descent begins along Lake Fagnano, off more than 110 km. Finally you land at Bahía Torito, where access can only be done by air or sea. The hospitality of the owners can browse its frozen water and share a delicious braised mutton, Patagonian specialty, and tortas fritas homemade, Argentine popular dessert. Return to the south pass through the passage Beban and Carbajal valley to reach the airport.

Helicopters: Robinson 44 (3 seats). See fleet.

Distances and duration: 3 km from the city center to Ushuaia Naval Air station, ie 10 minutes by car. It takes a half-day trip with an hour of flight.