Puerto Madryn: VALDES PENINSULA with visit to the Magellanic penguin colony

Puerto Madryn, Argentina
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What To Expect

Full day excursion:
We leave the city of Puerto Madryn heading north, we begin to explore and discover the charms of the Peninsula, its landscape, its flora and fauna. The first stop we make is at the "Carlos Ameghino Interpretation Center", which provides information on the ecosystem of the Peninsula. We continue the tour until we reach Puerto Pirámides, the only tourist village on the Peninsula and the only place allowed for wildlife watching embarked.
We will visit La Caleta Valdés, a colony of Magellanic penguins, where you can walk and observe these curious little animals in their habitat.
We leave Puerto Pirámide to continue with the excursion, depending on the state of the roads and the migration of fauna, we visit Punta Norte, a rookery for elephants and fur sea lions. At high tide it is possible to spot killer whales in the months of February, March and April.

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Important info

Suitable for all physical fitness levels. Itinerary: El Desempeño Post (entrance to the reserve). Isthmus Ameghino Puerto Pirámides (Optional Whale Watching or Marine Fauna according to the time of year). Punta Cantor, natural rookery for elephant seals. Parador de Estancia La Elvira (place for refreshments or lunch). Caleta Valdés, colony of Magellanic penguins from October to March. Punta Norte On the internal roads of the reserve you can see specimens of terrestrial fauna such as Guanacos, Choiques, Maras, Gray Foxes, Skunks, etc., and a great variety of birds.. Suggested equipment: Comfortable shoes, warm clothing, photography equipment, sunscreen and hat.. Please send your cruise information when making your reservation so we can organize the pick-up time according to your itinerary.. You have the option of purchasing this service in Private: Where the driver and guide will be available to your group only.

What's included
Lunch box with mineral water. Guides: Spanish/English. Navigation. Visit to the reserve of Magellanic penguins, elephants and sea lions, terrestrial fauna.. Meeting point: We depart from the entrance of the city dock
What's not included
Entrance to the reserve
Cancellation Policy
Unfortunately, our partner's policy does not allow us to refund, cancel or change this booking.
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Meeting Point

This excursion begins in the morning, we depart from the entrance of the city dock.