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

Puerto Madryn: Scuba Dive and Snorkeling with Sea Lions

Product ID: 276767
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Take a 3-hour trip to Punta Loma Natural Reserve and learn about sea lions’ habits while playing with them in the blue waters of Golfo Nuevo. Visit the oldest natural reserve in the Valdes Peninsula and discover amazing marine vegetation.
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Duration: 4 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Sail the Golfo Nuevo and get up close with friendly sea lions
  • Discover Punta Loma’s white cliffs and see cormorant birds nesting
  • Learn about sea lions at the Punta Loma Reserve
Full description
Meet your local guide and depart to the Punta Loma Natural Reserve, the oldest natural reserve in the Valdes Peninsula. This is the only spot in the area that hosts a colony of 700 sea lions all year round. Dive into the teal-colored water just below the white cliffs that are home to hundreds of black cormorants.

You’ll sail for 30 minutes in the waters of Golfo Nuevo to reach the dive departure point. After the technical and safety talk, get into the water with a group of up to 6 people to start an easy dive. Sea lions are really curious creatures, and almost never reluctant to play with new visitors. You’ll be able to explore the area for 45 minutes to get closer to these furry friends, and then get ready to discover other kinds of fauna and marine vegetation.

If you have no experience in scuba diving, you can do some snorkeling on the water’s surface where sea lions will also approach. Your tour guide will assist you along the way. At the end of the day, enjoy facturas (classic Argentine pastries) before sailing back to Puerto Madryn.
Includes
  • 4-hour round trip from meeting point
  • Diving and snorkeling
  • Technical equipment (wetsuit, scuba diving and snorkeling gear)
  • Traditional Argentine snack
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems

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Meeting point

Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the starting time.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Change of clothes
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Scuba diving only suitable for experienced divers
• Snorkelling suitable for non-experienced divers
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Product ID: 276767