Puerto Madryn: Punta Tombo Penguin colony with visit to the Hidden Island

Puerto Madryn, Argentina
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What To Expect

Our guide will look for the passengers at their hotels at 07:45, we leave for the Punta Tombo Provincial Reserve, which is home to the largest reproductive colony of Magellanic penguins in the world. We can also get to observe guanacos, piches, maras, choiques and foxes among others.
We will combine this excursion with the wonderful Hidden Island, a virgin beach that has become a rookery for Elephant Seals. In this place we will have the possibility of seeing these immense mammals of up to 4 tons at a privileged distance, making this visit a unique experience that will remain in your memory for the rest of your life.

After the visit to the reserve, we begin the return to Puerto Madryn.

What to remember

Important info

Not wheelchair accessible. Most travelers can participate. Our guide will look for passengers at their hotels at 07:45 a.m.. During the course of September to March, the Magellanic penguins visit us, they can be observed in the different stages of a ritual that they carry out with great care and dedication to reproduce; courtship, pair formation, nest building, hatching of eggs, hatchling, among others. Guanacos and other seabirds can also be seen with a typical Patagonian landscape in the background.. After visiting the reserve we will go to a meeting with elephant seals in Isla Escondida, a unique experience where you can enjoy these specimens at a very short distance, observing their behavior and enjoying the landscape that surrounds us.. Duration: Full day - Departure time: 7:45 am approx Arrival time: 6:00 pm approx. Itinerary: Punta Tombo -730hs to 8hs pick up at the hotels -We leave from Puerto Madryn to Isla Escondida. Where we will hike until we reach the elephant seals, we approach at a safe distance. -After the walk on the beaches of Hidden Island we will go to the Punta Tombo Natural area -We will enter the largest Magellanic penguin reserve in South America. -Lunch in the reserve (restaurant options) -Return to Puerto Madryn. End of the excursion.. A current valid passport is required on the day of travel. This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers. Confirmation will be received at time of booking

What's included
Transfers: We look for the passengers where they are staying.. Visit to the Punta Tombo Provincial Reserve. Guides: Spanish / English. Guided visit to the hidden Island where the elephant seals live. Entry/Admission - Punta Tombo
What's not included
Entrance to the reserve. meals and optional
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Know Before You Go

07:30 AM

Operating days

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Cancellation Policy
Unfortunately, our partner's policy does not allow us to refund, cancel or change this booking.
Expetravel / Azul Latina
Meeting Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up from hotels located in the central area of Puerto Madryn