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Hello beautiful people! Welcome adventurers to the End of the World. If you long to feel the magic of Ushuaia and taste the most exquisite of our waters, get ready because we are going to take you on an unparalleled experience: the Crab Route.

For those who don't know, Ushuaia is not just a point on the map, it is a door open to a thousand experiences. One of the most coveted and delicious: the Crab Route. A sensory, cultural and gastronomic journey that you are going to adore.

Where does this path of flavor take us?

Puerto Almanza stands as a small corner of the world, about 75 km from Ushuaia. After crossing dreamlike landscapes, you will find a fishing village, where the sound of the wind will tell you stories of generations.

History of a unique town

Puerto Almanza is not just a name, it is a heritage, a memory of times past. Its history dates back to the 40s and 50s, but it has evolved to become the heart of artisanal fishing, with crab being the star.

What awaits us in the Spider Crab Route?

From the moment you arrive, the atmosphere surrounds you. Little boats, fishermen, and above all, the delicious crab, which you will be able to enjoy in ways that you cannot imagine.

Local gastronomy that makes you fall in love

Fresh crab from the Canal is a gem that very few have the pleasure of trying. From the traditional dish to innovative empanadas and pizzas, the flavor is unmatched. Imagine savoring this with a stunning view!

Testimonials:

  • "Desde Buenos Aires, siempre soñé con venir a Ushuaia. Gracias a Excursiones En Ushuaia, no solo conocí lugares maravillosos, sino que probé la centolla más fresca. ¡Una experiencia única!" - Lucía, 34 años.
  • "Viajé con mis abuelos desde Córdoba. El equipo de Excursiones En Ushuaia nos hizo sentir en casa y disfrutamos de una experiencia gastronómica sin igual en Puerto Almanza." - Tomás, 22 años.
  • "Mis amigas y yo buscábamos una escapada diferente, y la Ruta de la Centolla fue más de lo que imaginábamos. ¡Qué sabor y qué atención! Recomendado al 100%." - Mariana, 28 años, Rosario.

Now that we have told you the best kept secret in Ushuaia, are you ready to embark on this adventure? Don't miss the opportunity to live this unique experience.

Reserve your place now and let yourself be seduced by the flavors of the End of the World!

Frequently Asked Questions


What clothing is ideal for the excursion?

We recommend comfortable and warm clothing, taking into account the low temperatures.

What time of year is it best to visit Puerto Almanza to enjoy crab?

During the months of October to April, which is the high season for crab fishing.

Can I book a tour to see how crab is caught?

Yes, there are tour operators in Puerto Almanza that offer tours to observe artisanal crab fishing.

Is it possible to buy fresh crab in Puerto Almanza?

Absolutely, there are several local stalls and markets where you can buy freshly caught crab.

What other dishes are recommended in Puerto Almanza?

Apart from crab, it is recommended to try haddock, toothfish and other seafood native to the region.

How long is it recommended to stay in Puerto Almanza?

To fully enjoy the experience, it is advisable to stay at least 2-3 days.

Are there accommodation options in Puerto Almanza?

Yes, there are a variety of hostels, cabins and bed & breakfasts available to visitors.

Is it safe to eat crab?

Definitely! But as with any seafood, make sure it is fresh and has been cooked properly.

How can I tell if a crab is fresh?

Fresh crab has a clean marine smell. Its meat is firm and its shell should be intact.

Is Puerto Almanza a family destination?

Yeah! Not only for food lovers, but also for those who enjoy nature, hiking and local culture.

What activities can you do besides trying crab?

There are walking trails, vantage points, small beaches and opportunities for bird and marine life watching.

How did you get to Puerto Almanza from Ushuaia?

You can take a car or a local bus that makes the trip daily.

Is it possible to take a day trip from Ushuaia?

Yes, but it is recommended to stay overnight to experience all that Puerto Almanza has to offer.

Are there restrictions on crab fishing?

Yes, there are regulations to ensure sustainable fishing. Local fishermen have quotas and there are specific seasons.

Can I bring crab to my country?

It depends on the regulations of your country. It is important to review food import restrictions before traveling.

 What is the history of Puerto Almanza?

Founded in 1927, Puerto Almanza has historically been a fishing spot and has grown in popularity for its king crab.

Is English spoken in Puerto Almanza?

Spanish is the main language, but many tour operators and business owners speak English due to tourism.

Is there internet access in Puerto Almanza?

Yes, most accommodation offers WiFi, although it may be slower compared to larger cities.

 Is it possible to rent fishing equipment in Puerto Almanza?

Yes, there are local shops and operators that offer equipment rental.

 What should I pack for my visit to Puerto Almanza?

Make sure you wear warm clothing, even in summer, and waterproof boots. The weather can be unpredictable.

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