Ainsworth Bay, Tucker Islet, Chile

Ainsworth Bay and Tucker island are located in the Tierra del Fuego region of Chile. Ainsworth bay is a coastal inlet fed by the meltwater of Marinelli Glacier. It is accessed via the Straits of Magellan and the Admiralty Fjord. The Marinelli Glacier is in a state of retreat.

Tucker island is located in Ainsworth Bay. It is a very small point of land which is the nesting ground for penguins and cormorants. It is an environmentally sensitive area with limited access to tourists.

Things to see and do

* Marinelli Glacier
* Sea Kayaking
* Icebergs
* Elephant Seals & dolphins
* Tucker Island

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Peso (CLP)
Language – Spanish
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style
Time – GMT minus four hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 56

Port Location – There is no port at Ainsworth Bay or Tucker island, transfer is by zodiac.

Transport Links – Because of its rugged geography and the remoteness of the area, it is only accessible by boat or helicopter.

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