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Centro de Visitantes Alakush

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Address: Ruta 3 km 3075 | Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego, Ushuaia V9410NEA, Argentina
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+54 9 11 5036-3238
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Welcome to the ALAKUSH VISITORS CENTER at Tierra del Fuego National Park.

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Welcome to the ALAKUSH VISITORS CENTER at Tierra del Fuego National Park.

In a natural scenario with unmatched vistas, you will enjoy tasting our specialties. Both our fast and traditional services include a wide variety of starters, main courses and delicious home-made patisserie you can take with hot Fuegian chocolate and home-made jam prepared with regional fruit.

We also offer you a wide range of national wines and Patagonic liqueurs.

In our shops, you will have a chance to appreciate and buy an important variety of regional products, souvenirs and books about the history of Tierra del Fuego – any of them an unforgettable keepsake of your stay at THE END OF THE WORLD.

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Nice place for lunch, great views, good food

Basically the visitor centre for the national park, with a natural history exhibit, and a gift shop with the inevitable penguin dolls. But the food is well served, very tasty... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Kelly H
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Basically the visitor centre for the national park, with a natural history exhibit, and a gift shop with the inevitable penguin dolls. But the food is well served, very tasty, filling and not too expensive. A bit meat heavy but one could stay vege, although vegan might be tough. The dining area is surrounded with large windows looking out at... More 

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Torrance, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The place for visitors of tierra del fuego national park. You can buy food and drink, also souvenirs too. They take credit card.

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Black Creek, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is a good place to end a hike in the park. It has a great view, there is lots of seating. The only down is that the food and drink is very expensive.

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 244 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is an excellent place to stop for a Cape Horn beer and a king crab empanada en route to the national park. The views to the mountains over the lake are spectacular.

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Kawerau, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016

We stopped off on a tour and spent a short while here. It was very interesting and we could have done with a little longer.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Its just really a pit stop, weather you are hiking (the toilets will be a welcome sight) or in a tourist bus (again a welcome pit stop). Make sure you take the time to visit the tiny upstairs exposition. There is LOTS of information on the original tribes which lived in Tierra de Fuego. The stop is worth it just... More 

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Florianopolis, SC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016

This is a welcome center in the middle of the Tierra del Fuego National Park. It´s a beautiful building, with clean bathrooms and a souvenir store. It also has a coffee parlor, where you should stay as far away from it as possible. Anything costs at least 20 times more than the grocery store. The staff is rude, the soda... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2015

Besides the few interesting information you learn about Ushuaia (wich probably you already would have learned in the other attractions such as museums and tours) is a good shelter when you walked so much in the park! Has restrooms and a cafeteria.

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Lulea, Sweden
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Reviewed 7 January 2015

When walking in national parks whereever it might be, you can almost always get the feeling you need a restroom, get thirsty or just want to sit down for a minute or two. This vistors centre is a perfect place for that. The only negative thing to say about the Place is that the restrooms are too small and too... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

This facility has not only a gift shop but also a museum and a restaurant. The food is very good (sometimes better than other local restaurants) and the prices are same as if you get anything in town (could be much more expensive if you consider that they are in the middle of nothing). Very recomended if you want to... More 

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