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  2. Chubut Province
  3. Puerto Madryn
  4. Valdes Peninsula

Puerto Madryn: Peninsula Valdés with Optional Whale Watching

Product ID: 299965
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Enjoy a full day tour to Peninsula Valdés, a World Heritage site and one of the best places on earth for whale watching. A place full of wildlife, Peninsula Valdés offers the possibility to get to know one of the main arteries of Patagonia.
About this activity
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Duration: 10 hours
Starting time 7:30 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Pick-up at Hotels inside Puerto Madryn. Not available from private addresses.

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  • Get to know the Peninsula Valdés history and how it became a World Heritage site
  • Enjoy seeing the whales from the sea (if option is chosen)
  • Meet elephant seals, the biggest of pinnipeds on earth
Full description
After pickup at your hotel in Puerto Madryn, head towards Peninsula Valdés, a protected natural area. After a one-hour drive to Puerto Piramides, where you will go on a boat trip to see whales from June to the beginning of December and sea lions and cormorants from January to March (if option selected). 

Those who do not choose the optional whale watching will have free time to enjoy Puerto Piramide for lunch time. After lunch you will visit the sea lion colony of Punta Piramides. After that, continue to Punta Cantor in Caleta Valdés (Valdés Inlet) and get to know the geological formations and observe elephant seals. 

Then head back to the Ameghino Isthmus and visit the interesting interpretation center. On the way you’ll have a good chance of coming across wild land fauna such as guanacos, rheas, foxes, maras, armadillos and skunks.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Puerto Madryn
  • Tour guide
  • Whale watching (if option is chosen)
What’s Not Included
  • Fee entrances to Nature Reserve of Peninsula Valdés
  • Food and drinks

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
Know before you go
• This product is not available for cruise passengers
• It is recommended to carry cash for fee entrance tickets and lunch
• Departure time can vary according to ocean tides
• Please keep in mind that pickup from private accommodation is not included

From US$ 60 per person

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