Valdes Peninsula: Full Day with Whale Watching

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Experience the joy of watching whales and seals in their natural habitat! Take a full-day trip outside the city of Puerto Madryn to experience some of nature's most beautiful landscapes and wildlife.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a full-day tour of the natural beauty of Argentina
  • Whale watching on boat
  • Enjoy the wild nature of Patagonia

Description

The tour begins early in the morning towards the Valdés Peninsula Protected Natural Area, declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco. After an hour of travel, you will arrive at the picturesque ecological village of Puerto Pirámides to embark and carry out the Regular Traditional Right Whale Watching between the months of June and November, or of South American Sea Lions and Cormorants between the months of December and March. Between April and mid-June no type of navigation is carried out. Lunch (not included) will be scheduled in Puerto Pirámides or Caleta Valdés. You will have time to tour the southern part of the Peninsula, crossing wide landscapes of grasslands and undulations, passing through the Salinas Grande and Chica, and outside Punta Delgada, which constitutes the southern end of the peninsula. At Punta Cantor you can admire the Atlantic coast and the fascinating geological formation known as Caleta Valdés. These beaches are usually inhabited, depending on the time of year, by southern elephant seals, the largest seals on the planet. Depending on the time of year and the availability of marine fauna, you can replace the southern area of ??Las Salinas and Caleta Valdes with Punta Norte. From there you will start your return making a stop at the Carlos Ameghino Interpretation Center, a compendium of the natural wealth of the peninsula. During this excursion you will have great chances to observe terrestrial wildlife, such as guanacos, rheas, foxes, maras, armadillos and skunks. Season: Land excursion All year. Whale watching on board mid-June to November. Nautical walk from December to the end of March. Between April and mid-June there will be no type of navigation.

Includes

Hotel pick up/drop off (downtown hotels) Whale observation from the boat Spanish/English-speaking guide

Important Information

  • Please note that whale watching is subject to weather conditions

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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