Los Pingüinos National Monument
Tower Height: 44
Height of Focal Plane: 161
Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 10 seconds, visible for 10 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White round concrete tower, red band.
This light is operational
One-story dwelling, now visitors center.
Date Established: 1902
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Yes (visitors' center).
In the former keepers' dwelling there is an Environmental Interpretation Center with exhibits on the history of the navigation in the Strait of Magellan, the colonization of the region and its wildlife. It is open from December to February. Boats leave from Tres Puentes on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The schedule is available in Tres Puentes.