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Parque Yatana - Other Activity Ushuaia - Argentina

Parque Yatana is the last stand of native forest left in Ushuaia. The forest, whose name in Yaghan means “weave,” is a space for the indigenous to practice their crafts, which are shown at the art center in the park and the hiking trails in the woods. Every year this community celebrates the longest night (June 20 - 21) with songs, drumming, storytelling and other activities.


25 de Mayo y Magallanes

Ushuaia, Argentina

Other Activity Types:
Culture center, National park (flora), Local art and craft store

Travel Tips:

Artist Mónica Alvarado has her own website: The art center also has classes.

Price Description:

Argentines $3, foreigners $6, children under 12 free.

Relative price: Budget

Open Hours from:Tuesday - Saturday 3 p.m.

Open Hours to:Tuesday - Saturday 3 8 p.m.

Days Closed:Sunday-Monday

Travel Skills: None

Hike in Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego, on other trails closer to the city or to Glaciar Martial. Take the Tren al Fin del Mundo to the national park. Visit the museums or catch an event at one of the many cultural centers. Go out to Estancia Harberton or cruise the Beagle Channel.

Contact Information:
Phone: 42-5212

Here are other activities in and around Ushuaia that may be of interest: Glaciar Martial, Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego, Visiting Antartica, Winter Sports in Ushuaia, “El Tren del Fin del Mundo” (The Train to the End of the World), Ski Resort Cerro Castor, Ushuaia Culture and Cruise the Southern Waters.

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