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
* 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.