With more than 100 hectares (247 acres) of a natural reserve of native forests, flora and fauna and more than 1 km (0.62 miles) of river bank along Arroyo Grande, Arakur Ushuaia was thought for those who enjoy life outdoors all the year round and in any season, offering multiple alternatives to experience nature intensely.
The hiking trails that go through the Cerro Alarkén Nature Reserve begin at its gates and guests can go hiking, at different levels, through the native forests, the peat field, the Cerro Alarken’s summit and the Arroyo Grande, among others.
The natural scenic overlook that is located at the top of the Cerro Alarkén offers panoramic views of the Ushuaia Bay area, the Martial and Vinciguerra mountain ranges with its glacier, the Andorra and Río Chico valleys, Mount Cortés, Mount Olivia, Mount Cinco Hermanos and the Beagle Channel.
Some of the activities guests can enjoy are: guided trekking tours along Andorra Valley, Vinciguerra Glacier, Laguna de los Témpanos, Mount Cortés, Río Chico Valley, the Beaver Dam and the waterfall, wildlife watching, fly-fishing lessons and photo walks, among others.
During the winter season, guests can practise ski or snowboard on the 25 graded ski runs of Cerro Castor and enjoy Husky sled rides, snowcat, snow polo tournaments and snowshoe hikes.